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5 Ways We’re Innovating the Digital Experience for Claims Professionals

Claims professionals have long been the frontline of claims management – this has not changed. What has changed is just about everything else.
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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
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2021 Industry Insights Survey Report

We surveyed 600+ workers’ comp professionals on the biggest industry disruptors and priorities.
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FDA Reassesses Opioid Policies

The FDA is working to create new opioid prescribing practices and guidelines, while also shifting drug development priorities for pain medications.

Sep 2018

CWCI Releases Polypharmacy Report

According to 2016-2017 data, over 20% of polypharmacy claims are over 10 years old, with more than 50% of them for patients aged 50 and older.

Sep 2018

Massachusetts Study Links Occupation to Opioid Overdose Deaths

On average, construction workers are six times more likely to die from an opioid overdose death, more than any other occupation.

Sep 2018

Dr. Robert Goldberg Comments on DEA Opioid Manufacturing Quotas

Healthesystems’ Chief Medical Officer spoke with WorkCompCentral regarding DEA plans to reduce opioid manufacturing.

Sep 2018

FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Opioid NKTR-181

NKTR-181 is supposed to offer a lower frequency of opioid side effects. But are more opioids really the solution we need to the opioid crisis?

Aug 2018

Sandy Shtab Discusses the Need to Modernize Regulation with WorkCompWire

Healthesystems’ AVP of Advocacy & Compliance explains how regulation has been unable to keep pace with healthcare innovation & technology.

Aug 2018

PTSD Legislation Continues to Grow

More states cover PTSD without physical injuries for first responders, and 24 states allow PTSD patients to use medical marijuana.

Aug 2018

New Developments in Migraine Medications

A new wave of drugs that suppress CGRP proteins to reduce migraines could be on the horizon.

Aug 2018

FDA Proposes New Clinical Endpoints for Development of Opioid-Use Disorder Drugs

Drugs to treat opioid dependence could be approved under new clinical endpoints other than reducing opioid use.

Aug 2018

Healthe Clinical Leaders in the News

Our Chief Medical Officer and VP of Clinical Services comment on matters such as the use of anticonvulsants to treat pain and opioid prescriptions for inpatients.

Aug 2018

New Opioid in Development May Offer Reduced Risk Profile

Phase 2/3 clinical trial results for Korsuva demonstrate pain relief with fewer side effects.

Jul 2018

Mark of the Millennial: Managed Care for a New Generation

Millennials are more diverse and more open to alternative therapies, medical marijuana, healthcare technology, and dialogue surrounding psychosocial concerns.

Jul 2018

Support for Marijuana Continues to Grow Across the Nation

A flurry of recent developments continues to bring the medical marijuana debate front and center, including further legalization, a Senate bill, a drug approval, and more.

Jul 2018

JAMA Study Questions the Effectiveness of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

In a randomized clinical trial of 460 patients, researchers found the treatment to have similar impact on self-rated disability as standard wound dressing.

Jul 2018

Healthesystems at WCIEC Orlando 2018

Visit Healthesystems in booth #914 to see how we explore the conference’s “Cosmic” theme, and for a chance to win a $250 gift card.

Jul 2018

Drug Approvals Impacting Workers’ Comp

The FDA recently approved drugs to treat opioid dependence, migraines, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Jun 2018

The Burden of Opioid-Related Mortality in the United States

Among many findings, JAMA reports that 20% of deaths among those aged 25-34 were opioid-related.

Jun 2018

More States Pass Opioid Prescription Limits

Within the last month, laws have passed in Tennessee, Colorado, South Carolina, Oklahoma, and Hawaii.

Jun 2018

IQVIA Reports on Global Oncology Trends

Global spending on cancer therapies now exceeds $133 billion.

Jun 2018

Healthe Leaders Comment on Clinical Use of Marijuana & MDMA

Our Chief Medical Officer and VP of Clinical Services comment on the clinical use of ecstasy and marijuana.

Jun 2018

FDA Encourages Drug Developers to Focus on Buprenorphine Depot Products

A newly released draft guidance encourages the development of more sustained-release buprenorphine products.

May 2018

WCRI Releases CompScope Benchmarks

In-depth reports for 16 different states examine medical payments, costs, duration of disability, and more.

May 2018

Illinois Bill May Allow Patients to Trade Opioids for Marijuana

Senate Bill 336 passed with a 44-6 vote and is now headed to the House.

May 2018

The Craze Over Kratom

Kratom continues to grow in popularity as a drug for pain and opioid withdrawal, despite concerns from the FDA, CDC and DEA.

May 2018

Four Current and Near-Future Drug Trends Impacting Rx Management

In a special partner post with WorkCompWire, Healthesystems discusses developments in pain management, specialty drugs, and more.

May 2018

Opioid Withdrawal Drug Closer to Approval

If approved, Lucemyra (lofexidine) would be the first non-opioid drug approved to treat the symptoms of opioid withdrawal.

Apr 2018

Dr. Silvia Sacalis Discusses Value-Based Care with WorkCompWire

Healthesystems’ VP of Clinical Services discusses how workers’ comp is embracing a value-driven approach.

Apr 2018

WCIRB Reports on Chronic Opioid Use and Weaning

A new study analyzes the characteristics of chronic opioid use claims, while also examining opioid weaning data.

Apr 2018

PTSD Bills Gain Momentum in Workers’ Comp

A Florida bill was recently signed into law, and states such as Arizona, Utah, Connecticut, and Oregon may follow suit.

Apr 2018

More States Embrace Closed Drug Formularies

Indiana and Kentucky signed off on formulary bills, while other states continue to make progress on their promised formularies.

Apr 2018

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