Over the past year, you’ve most likely heard about CBD, or cannabidiol, in the news. The market for CBD is growing so rapidly that it’s predicted to surpass $15 billion by 2026. CBD can be applied directly to the skin or taken orally. Although it comes from the cannabis plant, it is non-intoxicating like THC, […]
Tag: workers’ compensation
Beginning in 1908, federal and state governments established workers’ compensation (WC) programs for employees in hazardous work environments. Programs were enacted in all 50 states by 1949, and the social insurance program is still regulated state-by-state today. That is not to say, however, that nothing has changed. Workers’ compensation programs have expanded and improved significantly […]
Now that suitable supporting infrastructure is more readily available, VR is rapidly taking root in healthcare.
Unlike national programs such as Supplemental Security Income and state-federal partnerships like Medicaid, the structure and the funding of WC initiatives are entirely determined by statehouses.
Physicians are working toward a consensus on appropriate opioid prescription practices while navigating structural challenges to consistent and safe prescribing.
Privatization has emerged as one solution to curb the costs of workers’ compensation on state funds.
The high variance of WC rules and regulations by state makes it difficult to generalize about future trends.
2017 is here! Last year was a phenomenal year for Advanced Medical Reviews, so let’s take a moment to look back on 2016 and all that we accomplished. We hope you enjoy our very first Video Blog!
We’ve talked about telemedicine before on the AMR blog, outlining some of the pros and cons, as well as addressing how it might be funded. This post focuses on workers’ compensation in rural areas, and how telemedicine could play a crucial role in improving healthcare experiences for rural workers. As a refresher, telemedicine is care […]
Adults spend a significant amount of their lives at work. Some individuals have 9-to-5 desk jobs while others hold more physically demanding positions in agriculture, manufacturing and construction. Whatever the work environment, employees expect to be safe from unreasonable dangers and to be able to get up and go to work again the next day. […]