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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 Bill Zachry, Senior Fellow, Sedgwick Institute
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July 31, 2019
Injured workers using opioids may struggle to find willing doctors

July 31, 2019
Blog
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
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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
Blog
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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February 02, 2018
Don Lipsey
Managed Care Specialty Products Manager
Curbing compounding

With its new rule requiring preauthorization of compound prescription drugs, Texas has become the latest state to attempt to curb the unnecessary use of compound drugs in workers’ compensation. The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) drafte…

February 02, 2018 by Don Lipsey, Managed Care Specialty Products Manager
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February 09, 2017
Robin Moleski, VP Clinical Operations
Personalizing return to work management

The power of the process Consistently using the Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) in workers’ compensation return to work management is a good industry practice, but there’s power in taking a step beyond. Investing additional time to fully unde…

February 09, 2017 by Robin Moleski, VP Clinical Operations
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September 15, 2015
Max Koonce, SVP Client Services
4 key risk management strategies to help improve results for employers

During my career, I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to spend several years with Walmart. They allowed me to grow, learn and develop. Working as senior director of risk management for the largest private-sector employer in the U.S. presen…

September 15, 2015 by Max Koonce, SVP Client Services
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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
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April 26, 2015
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Creating a culture of health

Communities and companies alike are on a mission to create a culture of health. Obesity, chronic disease and diabetes management have long been a wellness focus for employers. 25 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed and its inten…

April 26, 2015 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
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