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November 01, 2017
Advocacy Takes Off

Delta Air Lines has been awarded a 2017 Teddy Award and is prominently featured in Risk & Insurance for its commitment to putting employees first. Sedgwick Managing Director, Lynn Williams conveys that Delta Air Lines strongly embraces employee advo…

November 01, 2017
October 12, 2017
Kathleen Shostek
VP Healthcare Risk Management
Communication and Resolution Programs: Where are we now?

In recent years, some innovative healthcare leaders and organizations have developed and implemented formal communication and resolution programs (CRPs) that, when combined with advances in patient safety, exemplify fairness and build trust. The inte…

October 12, 2017 by Kathleen Shostek, VP Healthcare Risk Management
February 17, 2017
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Health Affairs, The Work/Health Relationship Recap

Health Affairs is the leading peer-reviewed journal addressing health, health policy and health care - including cost, quality and access. Since the early 1980s, health research published in the journal has been used to shape policy nationally. To my…

February 17, 2017 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
September 07, 2016
Creating an advocacy-based claims model

Business leaders in the healthcare industry invest significant time and resources to create positive corporate cultures, engage employees, and earn their trust and commitment to success. Yet in the workers’ compensation segment of our industry, all t…

September 07, 2016
April 11, 2016
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Why mental health, why RIMS 2016?

Today I have the fortunate opportunity to present at RIMS 2016 with Scott Daniels, Director of Disability, Comcast on the topic of Achieving balance: Managing mental health and stress-related issues in the workplace. Mental illness is a leading cause…

April 11, 2016 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Sedgwick edge
March 30, 2016
Q&A with Teresa Cheek Managing Director, IT Enterprise Initiatives

edge:What are you working on right now that will have an impact on our customers in the near future? Teresa:It is an exciting time to be working in the technology field and especially with a company like Sedgwick that is on the cutting edge of innova…

March 30, 2016
March 25, 2016
Scott Rogers
President, Client Services
The advocacy advantage

Workers’ compensation is complex, process-intensive and sometimes confusing -- as we in the industry know. When an injured employee who is unfamiliar with it attempts to navigate the system, the complexities can be daunting, sometimes leading to fr…

March 25, 2016 by Scott Rogers, President, Client Services
March 05, 2016
John Webster, Sedgwick physician consultant
Engaging physicians in quality and safety initiatives

As healthcare delivery in the U.S. undergoes profound change from volume-based to value-based, patient-centered and more transparent care, there is increasing emphasis on quality and safety. In moving toward a culture of safety, leaders and policym…

March 05, 2016 by John Webster, Sedgwick physician consultant
January 21, 2016
David North
Executive chairman
Sedgwick Forecasts 16 Industry Trends to Watch in 2016

This issue of WorkCompWire features Sedgwick and the Scene for 2016. Sedgwick President and CEO, David A. North, explains how taking care of people is at the heart of everything that Sedgwick does. This includes ensuring that injured and ill worker…

January 21, 2016 by David North, Executive chairman
Press release
January 18, 2016
Sedgwick forecasts 16 industry trends to watch in 2016

The list forecasts major industry trends employers and risk management professionals should watch this year

January 18, 2016
December 03, 2015
Stephanie Simpson, SVP, Disability & Absence Management Practice & Compliance
Maintaining ADA/ADAAA compliance when leave is involved

This blog article has been republished as originally run in Human Resource Executive magazine’s November 2015 issue As we talk with employers around the country, we hear many similar concerns. “Managing leave as an accommodation has become challengi…

December 03, 2015 by Stephanie Simpson, SVP, Disability & Absence Management Practice & Compliance
October 25, 2015
Securing Great Outcomes by Demonstrating Advocacy

Sedgwick VP Workers’ Compensation and Compliance, Edward Canavan writes about the role that advocacy can play in securing great outcomes in the claims process. In particular, he explains the value of providing each injured worker a unique blueprint …

October 25, 2015
August 10, 2015
Tracey Radford, VP Managed Care Client Services
Sedgwick partners with medical directors on opioid management

It is possible that 2015 will be the year remembered as the turning point in addressing the opioid and narcotic epidemic in the United Sates. This year, almost every conference, publication and industry expert has addressed the topic. Just last mon…

August 10, 2015 by Tracey Radford, VP Managed Care Client Services
Sedgwick edge
April 13, 2015
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer

In the workers’ compensation and managed care industries, the primary objective is to help injured employees find the appropriate care so they can get healthy again and return to work. One way to help ensure this is by having systematic rules-based t…

April 13, 2015 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
May 06, 2014
David North
Executive chairman
Sedgwick Foresight for '14

May 06, 2014 by David North, Executive chairman
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