Moving Past the Pandemic: Setting a Future Focus

A message from the Chief Executive Officer

The Cannabis Question: Marijuana and Workplace Safety?

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

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

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

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

Giving Notice: How Workforce Attrition Impacts Workers’ Comp

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

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country

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

Strategies for a safer, healthier workface amid COVID-19 and beyond.

State of the States

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

Stepping Up to Take on Pandemic Ripple Effects

A message from the Chief Executive Officer

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

Legislation could reclassify gig workers as employees, which could entitle them to benefits

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

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

A Brighter Tomorrow? Applying Pandemic Lessons Today

A message from the Chief Executive Officer

Home Alone: The Mental Health Impact of Working from Home

Extensive isolation and unique stressors may leave remote workers stressed

Making Telemedicine Work for Workers’ Comp

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

Empowering the Patient as a Mitigator of Claims Complexity

Patients hold significant influence over the outcomes of their care

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

Healthe's clinical pharmacists tackle common workers' comp questions

Infographic: Uncommon Ground

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

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country

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

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

Returning to Work in the COVID-19 Era

Considerations for infection prevention, unique population factors, and more

Moving Forward: How Should Opioid Guidance Continue to Evolve?

Opioid use has decreased, prompting calls for reform, but COVID-19 complicates opioid use

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country

By the Numbers

A collection of workers’ compensation facts and figures

2020 Workers’ Comp Industry Insights Survey & Infographic

Results, insights, and various stakeholder perspectives on important industry issues

Growing Pains: The Shift from Opioids to Other Pain Therapies

With opioid utilization decreasing, what concerns do other pain therapies pose?

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

Strategies for addressing comorbidities, fatigue, and mental health to positively impact claims

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

Potential causes and solutions for increasing claims complexity

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country

By the Numbers: Covid-19 Edition

A collection of facts and figures surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic

By the Numbers

A collection of workers’ compensation facts and figures

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country

Rehabilitating Your Rehab Program

How more dynamic data can illuminate program performance, empowering decisions for better outcomes

Better Care = Lower Costs

Ten tips that can help claims professionals keep patients safe and prevent costly complications

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

Questioning Costs: A Field Guide to Fee Schedules

Understanding how prices are set for medical equipment and services, and how to scrutinize those costs

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

High-level trends in healthcare drug spending and utilization in workers? comp

Focus on Care and the Savings Will Come

A message from the Chief Executive Officer

Top Challenges

What do you see as the biggest challenge for your workers’ comp program in 2019 and beyond?

Major Trends

What industry trend do you think will have the biggest impact on your workers’ comp program in the next year?

Program Priorities

Rank the below items in order of priority for your organization’s workers’ comp program.

Program Successes

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

By the Numbers

A collection of workers’ compensation facts and figures

State of the States

A roundup of regulatory activity around the country

Myth Busters: Medical Marijuana Edition

Our clinicians answer common questions from claims professionals

Shifting Gears in Patient Transportation with Rideshare

How rideshare models like Lyft and Uber can reduce costs and improve patient experience

Patient Engagement Is Personal: How to Help Injured Workers Help Themselves

Strategies for increasing patient engagement in recovery and associated outcomes

Opioid Imbalance: Risk Disparities Among Diverse Patient Populations

Population-based opioid risks include gender, socioeconomic status, and ethnicity

The Opioids Crisis: Our Defining Moment

Special commentary on the opioid crisis from our clinical leaders

Hero's Welcome: Growing PTSD Coverage for First Responders

Formulary and claims management considerations for populations at risk for PTSD
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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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