Kellie Collier

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Occupational Cancer: Improving Safety for Firefighters

Posted by Kellie Collier on Dec 4, 2018 9:16:12 AM

Each state has its own set of workers’ compensation rules and regulations. And within the state, some occupations, like police officers and firefighters, have restrictions on how their injuries are covered under workers’ comp insurance.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation, Workplace Wellness

4 Ways You Can Celebrate Your Pharmacist

Posted by Kellie Collier on Oct 29, 2018 4:47:46 PM

American Pharmacists Month (APhM) is coming to a close, but that shouldn’t stop you from continuing to celebrate your pharmacist. Pharmacists have easily become one of the most accessible providers in health care, specializing in the medications that can help make you feel better. Before APhM ends, be sure to thank your pharmacist for the role they play in your care.

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Topics: Pharmacy Care Management

Does Customer Service in Health Care Matter to You?

Posted by Kellie Collier on Oct 3, 2018 1:10:38 PM

Customer Service Week is a national movement which celebrates the important role that customer service plays within an organization. From boosting employee morale to rewarding employees in customer service-based roles, celebrations are encouraged to remind everyone within a company how positive customer service experiences can shape their reputation.

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Topics: Insider

5 Misconceptions About Workers' Compensation

Posted by Kellie Collier on Aug 8, 2018 1:40:29 PM

Approximately 90% of job-related injuries are first time occurrences, which means if you have never been injured on the job you may have several misconceptions about how the workers’ compensation system works.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

Why You Should Put Your Vacation Time to Use

Posted by Kellie Collier on Jul 19, 2018 2:10:20 PM

Why don’t Americans take time off work?

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

Top 6 Questions After a Workers' Comp Injury

Posted by Kellie Collier on Jul 12, 2018 11:52:30 AM

What happens after you’ve been injured on the job? The question might be a simple one, but the answer is a lot more complex. Your state, employer, and even your type of injury can play a role in your experience within the workers’ comp system.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

What is Value-Based Care?

Posted by Kellie Collier on Jun 21, 2018 4:41:23 PM

If you visit a healthcare provider frequently, you may have heard the term “value-based care”, or VBC. In a basic sense, value-based care is a model that pays a healthcare provider based on the patient’s health outcome. This means providers are incentivized to provide better, more effective care in exchange for payment. As the phrase goes, VBC would be quality over quantity.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

5 Workplace Safety Hazards to Avoid

Posted by Kellie Collier on May 18, 2018 12:14:32 PM

Every year, approximately 3 million workers are injured on the job with more than 4,500 of those injuries resulting in fatalities. In recent years, fatal work injuries have been on the rise among self-employed and contract workers.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation, Workplace Wellness

Why Patient Satisfaction is Important in Your Recovery

Posted by Kellie Collier on May 2, 2018 11:27:43 AM

Patient satisfaction has been a key motivator in workers’ compensation claims. For many injured workers recovering from a work injury, finances, loss of mobility or issues with insurance carriers can make you have a negative outlook on the entire workers’ comp system.  

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

What is a Return to Work Program?

Posted by Kellie Collier on Mar 25, 2018 4:58:30 PM

You may have heard the term “Return to Work program” if you’ve been injured on the job. Traditionally, these types of programs were introduced as a way to help employers save on workers’ compensation costs by allowing the injured worker to slowly transition back into the workforce. Now, Return to Work (RTW) programs have taken on a much more employee-friendly approach, helping to meet the needs of both the employer and employee.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

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