Well I must apologize for the lack of postings over the past few months. Starting a new job is exciting (and overwhelming) but I am happy to back on the blog! I was reminded of the power of people today. Some of you may recall my blog on Dwight Johnson, an exceptional individual who never […]
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New treatment guidelines promulgated by the American College of Physicians suggest patients try non-drug treatment options like massage or stretching for most cases of chronic low back pain before choosing OTC medications or prescription drugs. Read more about it here.
Senator Flanagan has been a leading proponent and champion in her state on issues that involve setting mental health policies and more recently in passing two key bills on the opioid crisis. The first, An Act to Increase Opportunities for Long-Term Substance Abuse Recovery, provides people with an opportunity to access treatment. As well as […]
Love to see great recognition for my friend Mark Pew, Senior Vice President at PRIUM, aka Rx Professor! His tireless passion for educating our work comp industry on chronic pain and appropriate treatment is exemplary. Read more about him in LegalNet’s Thursday Thought Leader series!
I never cease to be amazed by the amount of really good people doing really great work on behalf of injured workers. Melanie Armstrong, RN, Medical Services Manager with American Mining Insurance is one of those shining stars. After speaking with her on the phone, I was immediately compelled to write about her and her team’s efforts on […]
Ever wonder what it takes to be nominated and recognized as a Business Insurance Women To Watch Honoree? In its 11th year, this awards and leadership conference was recently held in New York and honored a diverse group of women from a variety of insurance industry backgrounds. Honorees are selected based on criteria including recent […]
For those of dealing with MSAs, it’s all too common to see claims at settlement time that started out as basic and simple, then spiraled downward as a result of bad prescribing habits, increased drug use and opioid addiction. Tower MSA Partners were hoping for a different ending, but can miracles really happen? Christmas Miracles Can Happen […]
Texas Mutual thinks inside the box to save lives David Wylie, Senior Technical Writer Safety resonates loudest when we deliver the message where the work gets done – auto repair shops, manufacturing facilities, oil rigs. So I decided to ditch the comfort of my ergonomically correct office chair and walk a construction site this morning. The […]
The combined forces of the Executive Women in Work Comp and Women in Work Comp were in full swing at this year’s National Workers Compensation & Disability Conference. The two organizations recently joined together to form “The Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation” to talk about women and leadership. The Alliance is a unique organization […]
ABOUT KAREN CATERINO
Karen has been working in the field of risk management for over 15 years and is currently employed by Work Loss Data Institute/ODG. Her prior experience includes working in the public sector as a risk manager and in the medical cost containment field as a national sales executive. Karen recognized there needed to be a place to tell the stories of all that's good and successful in workers compensation and wanted to help bring those stories to the forefront!