California Workers' Comp System Not Meeting Needs of Injured Workers

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 29, 2016 11:14:08 AM

According to the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB), California’s workers’ comp system covers over 700,000 employers and provides medical and wage benefits to nearly 800,000 injured workers.

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Topics: Insider

State of the States, August 22-26

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 29, 2016 8:52:30 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers' compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative Wrap Up

Closing the Gap with PMP InterConnect

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 23, 2016 8:30:00 AM

State-run prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP) store information about prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances, and this information is a valuable resource to medical providers.

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Topics: PDMP

State of the States, August 15-19

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 22, 2016 10:35:15 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers' compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative Wrap Up

Patient Pain Resource For Injured Workers

Posted by Stephanie Labonville on Aug 18, 2016 2:42:15 PM

Chronic pain affects about 1 out of every 4 people in the U.S. at a cost of about $600 billion per year. Pain has become a widespread problem that we at IWP care about improving.

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Topics: Insider, Clinical, Pain Management

State of the States, August 8-12

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 15, 2016 10:37:07 AM

What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers' compensation and pharmacy arena.

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Topics: Legislative Wrap Up

5 Differences Between IWP vs. Retail Pharmacy in Workers' Compensation

Posted by IWP on Aug 12, 2016 1:42:16 PM

Getting injured on the job can be a frightening experience. Ninety percent of job-related injuries are first time occurrences, which means injured workers most likely have little to no knowledge of the workers’ compensation system.

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Topics: Insider, Pharmacy Care Management

Pain Decoded: Speaking the Language of Pain

Posted by Stephanie Labonville on Aug 9, 2016 9:34:17 AM

The feeling of pain can be described in many different ways – burning, tingling, stabbing – but often summing up your own pain experience can be a tall task. Properly describing how pain feels can help health care providers determine the most likely cause of pain, identify treatment plans and monitor recovery.

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Topics: Clinical, Pain Management

Incorporating Wellness Into Your Workforce

Posted by IWP on Aug 8, 2016 8:30:00 AM

With the rise in health care costs across the nation, companies are now incentivizing their employees to lead healthier, more active lifestyles in an effort to contain costs. Wellness programs have become a quick response to change poor-health habits and identify risk factors of the company population. According to a RAND employer survey, 80 percent of employers with a wellness program screen their employees for health risks and use the results for program planning and preventative interventions.

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

White Paper: The Positive Impact PDMPs Have on Opioid Abuse

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 3, 2016 11:45:01 AM

Currently, 78 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. One prominent tool in the fight against opioid abuse is the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).

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Topics: Pharmacy Care Management, PDMP

Peace of Mind, Delivered.

Delivering more than just prescription medications.

IWP is a specialized pharmacy service that delivers prescription medications directly to the doorstep of injured individuals nationwide. Whether injured on the job or on the road, our simple, hassle-free process provides the highest quality prescription care with little to no out-of-pocket costs.