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17 Sep 2018

#CleanUpTheMess

#CleanUpTheMess
In a piece that was originally posted to his blog The Rx Professor, Mark Pew shares his thoughts on cleaning up the mess—the identification of the opioid epidemic, limiting the drug supply, and helping those addicted to opioids find the help they need. Read more here.

18 Jun 2018

Staff Spotlight: Medical Services Team Supervisor Stacy Guillory

Staff Spotlight: Medical Services Team Supervisor Stacy Guillory

Meet Stacy Guillory, LWCC’s medical services team Supervisor. Stacy graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and has been a registered nurse for 23 years. She also holds a Medicare Set-aside Certified Consultant (MSCC) certification.

18 Jun 2018

Patient age: More than a number in Rx management

Patient age: More than a number in Rx management

The aging demographic of the workforce brings attention to the management of these populations within workers’ compensation, including specific considerations around the appropriateness of pharmacological therapy. But from a holistic patient management perspective, age can also be a relative number when considering factors such as the overall health of the patient, chronic health conditions, and lifestyle.

20 Mar 2018

Are more Americans suicidal because of opioids?

Are more Americans suicidal because of opioids?

The climb in suicide rates in America is taking place concurrent with the rise of the over-prescription of opioid drugs. Previous studies have shown a correlation between opioid use and suicide attempts and mortality. Click to read more.

20 Mar 2018

Workers’ compensation industry explores use of AI

Workers’ compensation industry explores use of AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making waves across multiple industries, and workers’ comp is no exception. With the rise of self-driving cars, automation, and robots, many have touted that AI will significantly reduce workplace injuries, but how will AI impact claims management?

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