Category: Clinical Insights

January 21, 2023
Study Explores Potential Association Between Occupational Inhalants and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exposure to various gases and vapors has been associated with autoimmune disease

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September 26, 2022
A Primer on Behavioral Health Care in Workers’ Compensation

A new report from the WCRI addressed psychosocial barriers to recovery and intervention strategies.

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August 23, 2022
Comparing Cannabis-Based Products for Chronic Pain

A systematic review from the Annals of Internal Medicine evaluates different cannabis formulations.

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July 18, 2022
Telemedicine Patterns of Use and Reimbursement

A WCRI report explores telemedicine utilization.

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June 22, 2022
Gabapentin-Involved Overdose Deaths on the Rise

A new report from the CDC found that 10% of overdose deaths in 2019-2020 involved gabapentin.

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May 16, 2022
IQVIA Reports on Trends and Future Outlook for Drug Utilization and Spend

Spending and utilization are returning to pre-pandemic levels, with biologics growing in prominence.

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January 14, 2022
CDC Updates Isolation and Quarantine Period for COVID-19

New five-day rules are recommended, with variation depending upon vaccination status.

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December 18, 2021
Can Virtual Reality Help with Pain Management?

A new study found that VR sessions averaged a 40% reduction in pain and decreased opioid use.

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October 19, 2021
Topical Analgesics See Increase in Utilization

A WCRI study found that in some states 17% of workers receive topical analgesics.

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September 22, 2021
WCRI Publishes Report on Off-Label Gabapentinoid Use

Less than 1% of gabapentin prescriptions were prescribed for an FDA-approved diagnosis.

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