Summer 2022

Moving Past the Pandemic: Setting a Future Focus

A message from the Chief Executive Officer
Summer 2022

In Harm’s Way: The Impact of Violence in Workers’ Comp

Types of violence that can impact workers’ comp
Summer 2022

The Cannabis Question: Marijuana and Workplace Safety?

With greater legalization and public approval, the question of safety grows more important.
Summer 2022

Out of Stock: Medical Supply Chain Shortages Impacting Workers’ Comp

Ancillary medical product and service shortages and how to manage them.
Summer 2022

Social Influencers: The Role of Social Determinants of Health in Injured Worker Recovery

Gaining visibility into Social Determinants of Health that intersect with workplace injury and recovery
Summer 2022

Giving Notice: How Workforce Attrition Impacts Workers’ Comp

Millions of workers are changing occupations, leading to ripple effects for comp.
Summer 2022

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country
Winter 2021/2022

Sickness and Society: The Future of Infectious Disease in the Workplace

Strategies for a safer, healthier workface amid COVID-19 and beyond.
Winter 2021/2022

State of the States

Sandy Shtab, Healthesystems AVP of Advocacy and Compliance, comments on regulatory activity across the country.
Winter 2021/2022

Stepping Up to Take on Pandemic Ripple Effects

A message from the Chief Executive Officer
Winter 2021/2022

Ask a Clinician: What Is the Difference Between Physical and Occupational Therapies?

Healthe's clinicians tackle common workers' comp questions
Winter 2021/2022

Classification Complications: Will Gig Workers Enter the Workers’ Comp Market?

Legislation could reclassify gig workers as employees, which could entitle them to benefits
Winter 2021/2022

The Long Haul: Chronic Health Complications of COVID-19

Those previously infected by coronavirus may face long-term health complications, potentially complicating workers' comp claims
Winter 2021/2022

Out of Balance: Workforce Gender Disparities and What They Mean for Workers’ Comp

Adverse effects of the pandemic on women, the workforce, and workers' comp
Summer 2021

A Brighter Tomorrow? Applying Pandemic Lessons Today

A message from the Chief Executive Officer
Summer 2021

Home Alone: The Mental Health Impact of Working from Home

Extensive isolation and unique stressors may leave remote workers stressed
Summer 2021

Making Telemedicine Work for Workers’ Comp

The future of telemedicine and practical tips to make it effective in workers' comp
Summer 2021

Empowering the Patient as a Mitigator of Claims Complexity

Patients hold significant influence over the outcomes of their care
Summer 2021

Ask a Pharmacist: Why Am I Seeing Voltaren Gel More Often in My Claims?

Healthe's clinical pharmacists tackle common workers' comp questions
Summer 2021

Infographic: Uncommon Ground

See how perceptions of workers' comp pros and injured workers don't always align
Summer 2021

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country
Winter 2020/2021

Rebuilding the Recovery Model: Balancing the Patient and the Big Picture

A message from the Chief Executive Officer
Winter 2020/2021

The Patient Experience in Perspective: Applying Empathy to the Work Comp Claims Process

Understanding patients’ pain points with comp can lead to insights that improve program outcomes
Winter 2020/2021

Side Effects: COVID-19-Related Healthcare and Pharmacy Trends Impacting Workers’ Comp

The pandemic has disrupted access to care, but the industry has implemented reactive measures
Winter 2020/2021

Returning to Work in the COVID-19 Era

Considerations for infection prevention, unique population factors, and more
Winter 2020/2021

Moving Forward: How Should Opioid Guidance Continue to Evolve?

Opioid use has decreased, prompting calls for reform, but COVID-19 complicates opioid use
Winter 2020/2021

Driving a More Personalized Claim Experience in a Digital World

Industry thought leaders share their insights
Winter 2020/2021

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country
Winter 2020/2021

By the Numbers

A collection of workers’ compensation facts and figures
Spring/Summer 2020

Rising to the Challenge: Meeting Adversity During Complex Times

A message from our Chief Executive Officer
Spring/Summer 2020

2020 Workers’ Comp Industry Insights Survey & Infographic

Results, insights, and various stakeholder perspectives on important industry issues
Spring/Summer 2020

Growing Pains: The Shift from Opioids to Other Pain Therapies

With opioid utilization decreasing, what concerns do other pain therapies pose?
Spring/Summer 2020

Live Better, Heal Better: Employee Wellness in Workers’ Comp

Strategies for addressing comorbidities, fatigue, and mental health to positively impact claims
Spring/Summer 2020

A New Routine: The Growth of Complex Claims and How to Manage Them

Potential causes and solutions for increasing claims complexity
Spring/Summer 2020

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country
Spring/Summer 2020

By the Numbers: Covid-19 Edition

A collection of facts and figures surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic
Winter 2019/2020

By the Numbers

A collection of workers’ compensation facts and figures
Winter 2019/2020

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country
Winter 2019/2020

Rehabilitating Your Rehab Program

How more dynamic data can illuminate program performance, empowering decisions for better outcomes
Winter 2019/2020

Better Care = Lower Costs

Ten tips that can help claims professionals keep patients safe and prevent costly complications
Winter 2019/2020

When Demand Exceeds Supply: Older Patients and Fewer Physicians in Workers' Comp

The looming physician shortage and how to meet the challenge in workers' comp
Winter 2019/2020

Questioning Costs: A Field Guide to Fee Schedules

Understanding how prices are set for medical equipment and services, and how to scrutinize those costs
Winter 2019/2020

Painting by Numbers: Workers' Comp Drug Costs in Broad Strokes

High-level trends in healthcare drug spending and utilization in workers? comp
Winter 2019/2020

The Ups and Downs of Drug Prices: Keeping Up with Cost Challenges in Workers' Comp

Rising drug prices and the impact on workers' comp costs
Winter 2019/2020

Focus on Care and the Savings Will Come

A message from the Chief Executive Officer
2019 Workers' Comp Industry Insights Survey

Top Challenges

What do you see as the biggest challenge for your workers’ comp program in 2019 and beyond?
2019 Workers' Comp Industry Insights Survey

Major Trends

What industry trend do you think will have the biggest impact on your workers’ comp program in the next year?
2019 Workers' Comp Industry Insights Survey

Program Priorities

Rank the below items in order of priority for your organization’s workers’ comp program.
2019 Workers' Comp Industry Insights Survey

Program Successes

What workers’ comp program has your organization implemented that you’re finding the most success with?
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RxInformer

Since 2010, the semi-annual RxInformer clinical journal has been a trusted source of timely information and guidance for workers’ comp payers on how best to manage the care of injured worker claimants and plan for the challenges that lay ahead. The publication is an important part of Healthesystems’ proactive approach to advocating for quality care of injured workers while managing the costs associated with treatment.
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