January 12, 2022

4 Ways to Manage Medical Supply Chain Disruption in Workers’ Comp

With the healthcare supply chain experiencing a multitude of disruptions, delays, shortages, and other concerns, an undeniable impact has been made on the delivery of workers’ comp products and services, impacting the care of injured worker patients.

Risk & Insurance® magazine published an article discussing supply chain disruption in workers’ comp, featuring Healthesystems’ SVP of Product Strategy and Innovation, Kristine Kennedy, who explains these trends and delivers four mitigation strategies likely to help workers’ comp medical programs through these shortages.

The strategies covered involve:

  • Network depth and breadth
  • Network quality
  • Referral efficiency
  • Oversight and analytics

For an in-depth look into these strategies and how workers’ comp programs can continue to get patients appropriate and cost-effective care in the face of such shortages, visit Risk & Insurance online to read the article in full.

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