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June 24, 2020
Andrea J. Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations, Sedgwick and Will Kimbrough, MD, MSPH, Senior Medical Director of Clinical Services, One Medical
Testing, tracking, talking: Additional strategies in the back to business toolkit

In Sedgwick’s recent blog, we discussed return to work strategies during the pandemic. Let’s keep the momentum going.  Business owners are asking many questions about how to bring employees back to the workplace in a way that is safe and p…

June 24, 2020 by Andrea J. Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations, Sedgwick and Will Kimbrough, MD, MSPH, Senior Medical Director of Clinical Services, One Medical
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June 12, 2020
Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations; Beth Burry-Jackson, Vice President, Clinical Operations Vocational/Return to Work & Behavioral Health; Kimberly Wickert, Director, Vocational & Return to Work Services
Return to work strategies during the pandemic

Return to work is important at any time, but during the COVID-19 pandemic it is taking on a new dimension – what should be included in a return to work plan as we return to work? These unique circumstances have taught us all to rethink how we care fo…

June 12, 2020 by Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations; Beth Burry-Jackson, Vice President, Clinical Operations Vocational/Return to Work & Behavioral Health; Kimberly Wickert, Director, Vocational & Return to Work Services
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March 31, 2020
Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Team Lead and Rebecca Sherman, MSW, LMSW, ACSW, Behavioral Health Specialist
How can we address unique challenges of injured and ill workers staying at home?

We are living in very challenging and surreal times. In response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, countries, cities and states have instituted mandatory restrictions on public gatherings, closed non-essential businesses and given “stay-at-home” ord…

March 31, 2020 by Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Team Lead and Rebecca Sherman, MSW, LMSW, ACSW, Behavioral Health Specialist
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February 19, 2020
Max Koonce
Chief Claims Officer
Cumulative trauma claims focus as states weigh changes

Sedgwick's Max Koonce was interviewed for this article

February 19, 2020 by Max Koonce, Chief Claims Officer
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November 01, 2019
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Behind the scenes at IAIABC

Last week, the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) held its 105th convention in Pittsburgh. The IAIABC is an association of workers’ compensation jurisdictional regulatory agencies and industry stakeholder…

November 01, 2019 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Article
October 01, 2019
Bijan Bijarchi
Vice President, Corporate accounts
5 Ways to Get Workers Back on the Job Safely and Swiftly

Sedgwick's Bill Zachery and Bijan Bijarchi are quoted in this article

October 01, 2019 by Bijan Bijarchi, Vice President, Corporate accounts
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July 31, 2019
Injured workers using opioids may struggle to find willing doctors

July 31, 2019
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July 11, 2019
Beth Burry
AVP, clinical ops, Sedgwick field case management and return to work
Five important elements of a strong return-to-work program

When an employee gets injured on the job, helping them return to work as quickly and safely as possible is the top priority. The longer they stay off work, claim costs rise and productivity is impacted. Studies show that the longer an injured employe…

July 11, 2019 by Beth Burry, AVP, clinical ops, Sedgwick field case management and return to work
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June 25, 2019
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
The impact of social determinants of health on your workforce

Kimberly George and Mark Walls, principals of Out Front Ideas, discuss getting the best outcomes for injured workers involves much more than just treating the actual injury.

June 25, 2019 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
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May 30, 2019
Andrea Buhl
MSN, RN, FNP-BC, SVP of clinically integrated medical programs
Comorbidities and workplace injuries: Three ways to improve outcomes

The path to recovery after a workplace injury is not always a straight line. A workers’ compensation claim can become increasingly complex due to common health conditions and comorbidities. While comorbidities are often pre-existing and not directly …

May 30, 2019 by Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, SVP of clinically integrated medical programs
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April 23, 2019
Reader Survey Offers Insights into Telehealth

Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Sedgwick Senior Medical Officer, contributed to this article

April 23, 2019
Podcast, Article
March 26, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Recovery environment and medical care for injured patients

Dr. Bartlett discusses the importance of the recovery environment and medical care administered to injured workers.

March 26, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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March 20, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Comp payers in the weeds on dosage, payments for medical pot

Sedgwick's Senior Vice President of Medical Quality Dr. Theresa Bartlett contributed to this article

March 20, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Article
March 15, 2019
Mark Debus
Clinical behavioral health specialist
WorkWise: How to balance work and recovery

Mark Debus, Sedgwick clinical behavioral health specialist, is quoted in the article

March 15, 2019 by Mark Debus, Clinical behavioral health specialist
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May 02, 2018
Mark Debus
clinical behavioral health specialist
The value of work: A case study

In a recent case, I helped an injured employee overcome anxiety and return to work.  It turned out that going back to work was its own kind of cure.  Ryan was off work due to a lower back injury.  His claims examiner contacted me becau…

May 02, 2018 by Mark Debus, clinical behavioral health specialist
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