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May 08, 2019
Peter Wassell
Technical Director, Oriel Services
Reducing our impact amidst an environment and climate emergency

The 2nd of May, 2019 became a historic day for the UK, when Parliament approved a motion to declare an environment and climate emergency. This symbolic move recognises the need for urgent and serious changes in order to combat the climate crisis. Th…

May 08, 2019 by Peter Wassell, Technical Director, Oriel Services
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May 03, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Wellness ZENter recap: Alternative approaches to wellness

Corporate leaders and risk managers invest considerable time and resources each year to find solutions that will improve the well-being of their organizations and the people who support them now and into the future. Once again, Sedgwick sponsored the…

May 03, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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April 27, 2019
David North
President and CEO
RIMS 2019: 50 Forward

I always say that RIMS is like a big family reunion and I look forward to it every year. The days are long, but rewarding, filled with meeting our clients, stakeholders, colleagues and new friends. This year we will hit a special milestone as Sedgwic…

April 27, 2019 by David North, President and CEO
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March 26, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Medical marijuana: Three things you must consider

The idea of looking to natural substances to alleviate medical ailments and cure disease is ages old. Long before we learned how to synthesize medicine in a lab, we discovered that certain plants, herbs and oils can be used to treat various symptoms …

March 26, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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February 01, 2019
Andrea Buhl
MSN, RN, FNP-BC, SVP of clinically integrated medical programs
Leveraging predictive analytics to deploy clinical resources

The decision to deploy clinical resources on a claim can be crucial to the outcome of the claim. This decision is frequently made when the claim hits a specific dollar threshold or when the examiner determines a referral is needed. However, assigning…

February 01, 2019 by Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, SVP of clinically integrated medical programs
Sedgwick edge
April 20, 2018
Expert view

edge: With your own background, starting as a claims professional and progressing your career with Sedgwick, what advice do you give to those considering a career in our industry? Jay:  The industry has evolved so much over the years and continues to…

April 20, 2018
Article
January 02, 2018
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Get workers moving to reduce workplace injuries

Sedgwick SVP, Medical Officer, Dr. Teresa Bartlett is featured in an article that focuses on the problems associated with a sedentary lifestyle. She explains that such a lifestyle can contribute to increased risks associated with cancers, cardiac dis…

January 02, 2018 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Sedgwick edge
December 07, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance
Expert view

edge:The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and return to work (RTW) continue to be hot topics among our clients and the industry in general. What questions are employers asking? Bryon: One of the most common things we hear is, “Do we have to enga…

December 07, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance
Article
September 06, 2017
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Missed Appointments, Missed Opportunities

Sedgwick SVP, Medical Quality, Dr. Teresa Bartlett is quoted in an article that focuses on the importance of eliminating missed medical appointments as a way to reduce claim costs and improve outcomes. She explains there is a monetary cost associate…

September 06, 2017 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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August 15, 2017
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
The impact on mental health and well-being in workers' comp

Sedgwick SVP, Senior Healthcare Advisor Kimberly George and Safety National Vice President, Communications and Strategic Analysis, Mark Walls write and publish an article addressing mental health and well-being as it relates to workers’ compensation.…

August 15, 2017 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
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April 27, 2017
Wellness ZENter recap, April 26

On Wednesday in the Wellness ZENter, RIMS attendees had the opportunity to hear about a recent study on the work/health relationship. Darrell Brown, Chief Claims Officer at Sedgwick, and Brian Gifford, Director of Research and Measurement at Integrat…

April 27, 2017
Blog
April 26, 2017
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Wellness ZENter recap, April 25

The first topic in the spotlight on Tuesday in the Wellness ZENter at RIMS was employee resilience. Kimberly George, SVP, Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare at Sedgwick, talked with Molly Doyle, Chief Product Officer at meQuilibrium, ab…

April 26, 2017 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
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April 25, 2017
David North
President and CEO
Wellness ZENter recap, April 24

Employee health took center stage during Monday’s Wellness ZENter presentations at RIMS. Dave North, President and CEO at Sedgwick, kicked off the day with a corporate wellness discussion with Shawn Leavitt, Senior Vice President of Global Benefits a…

April 25, 2017 by David North, President and CEO
Press release
April 23, 2017
Sedgwick introduces innovative whole health solution

Sedgwick introduces innovative whole health solution

April 23, 2017
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April 20, 2017
David North
President and CEO
RIMS 2017: Welcome to the Wellness ZENter

I have been coming to RIMS for over 20 years and it never grows old. I remain as excited this year as I did the first time I attended. Again I can say rapid changes are happening in our industry, especially in the area of technology. At Sedgwick…

April 20, 2017 by David North, President and CEO