The Nightmare of Sleeping with Chronic Pain

Posted by Stephanie Labonville on Sep 19, 2017 11:22:07 AM

Trying to get good sleep when you have chronic pain is often a challenge.  A 2015 Sleep in AmericaTM poll found that people with pain are likely to report daily sleep problems.  In fact, sleep complaints are reported to be present in 67-88% of chronic pain disorders. Whether pain prevents you from sleeping or interferes with your quality of sleep, chronic pain can be a nightmare for some people.

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Topics: Clinical

State of the States, September 15

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 15, 2017 12:28:34 PM

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

Four Ways to Stress Less at Work

Posted by Kellie Collier on Sep 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

It’s clear that American workers are stressed out. In a recent study of 2,000 workers by Paychex, more than 80% admitted at least one stressful point in their work life. And on a scale of one to five, 42% of these workers also admitted their stress level was at a three – while 26% rated their stress as a four.

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Topics: Workplace Wellness

State of the States, September 8

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 8, 2017 2:16:23 PM

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

Uber and Alternative Workers’ Comp Insurance

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 6, 2017 11:50:24 AM

With the growing popularity of the “gig economy”, especially companies like Uber, a Transportation Network Company (TNC), questions about protecting workers have come front and center.  Most drivers for Uber are considered independent contractors which exempts them from some needed protections including workers’ comp.  But recently TNCs and insurance companies have been exploring ways to provide better protections for TNC drivers.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation

State of the States, September 1

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 1, 2017 11:21:01 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

5 Myths About Chronic Pain Treatment

Posted by Stephanie Labonville on Aug 31, 2017 11:02:39 AM

When it comes to treating chronic pain, pain lasting longer than 3 months or past the time of normal tissue healing, there are a lot of opinions, ideas and misinformation out there.  While there is still much to be studied about the treatment of chronic pain, we do have data to help dispel common myths about chronic pain treatment.

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Topics: Clinical

State of the States, August 25

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 25, 2017 11:48:21 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

Vermont is Leading the Charge in First Responder Coverage

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 22, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Mental health has gotten a lot of attention in the last few years.  Mental health coverage, even more.  But what’s got legislators really moving is mental health coverage for first responders under state workers’ comp statutes. 

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Topics: Legislative, Workers' Compensation

State of the States, August 18

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 18, 2017 2:06:37 PM

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

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