The Essence of Servant Leadership

What is servant leadership? How can you benefit from it? Serving at its core meaning is setting aside your own needs and desires, in order to aid or assist others with their needs. Notice I did not mention “wants”, it is all about helping others achieve their legitimate needs. The benefits to you are endless.…

Dennis Tierney: If Properly Conducted, Claims Reviews can be an Effective Tool to Manage Workers’ Comp Claim Costs

By Dennis Tierney, Senior Vice President, Director of Workers’ Compensation Claims, Marsh In the many meetings, forums, and conferences that I attend throughout the year, one question consistently gets raised and discussed between insureds, insurers, brokers and claims professionals: Is there value to conducting a claims review? It is a question that seems to have…

Cybersecurity Is Every Executive’s Job

All companies connected to the internet are vulnerable to cyber attacks. And the potential losses are significant. Retail giant Target, for example, estimated its losses from a 2013 data breach at more than $250 million. What’s more, according to a recent survey conducted for BAE Systems of 300 managers in the financial services, insurance, and…

CURES Mandate One Step Closer

UPDATE on Aug 25 – Once the votes were officially recorded late last night, the “no-votes-recorded” all clarified their position to be Aye’s. So the impressive 73-0-7 is noweven more impressive – 80-0! If you want to see for yourself, since that kind of bipartisan and unanimous vote doesn’t happen very often, here’s the final…

Talent Attraction, Training and Retention in the Workforce

Talent attraction, retention and training are among the industry’s most promising opportunities and an influx of new professionals is paramount to the long-term success of our business. In this session at WCI’s 2016 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference, executive leaders in the industry shared their perspectives on what they believe will be the necessary skill sets…

NAIRO Releases Solutions to Prevailing Barriers Facing Health Care’s Independent Medical Review Process

July 29, 2016 New white paper enumerates key challenges – and solutions – to a core function of health care July 29, 2016 – Today the National Association of Independent Review Organizations (NAIRO) released a set of guidelines outlining the path forward for an optimally functioning independent medical review process, a key component of evidence-based…

NAIRO Educational Symposium October 12

Join Healthcare and Regulatory Thought Leaders for the NAIRO Educational Symposium On October 12th, NAIRO will be hosting its 2nd Annual Educational Symposium in Washington, DC. Who Should Attend? Anyone in the healthcare industry will benefit from attending this premier event which is slated to draw together healthcare providers, physicians, executives, legislators, Utilization Management Organizations,…