Rates & Ranks!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services recent release of the 2016 edition of its Workers’ Compensation Premium Rate Ranking study. The goal of…

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It’s Fall, so

Slip and fall accidents are the leading cause of worker’s compensation claims and are the leading cause of occupational injury for individuals aged 55 years and older. A slip and…

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Prosthetics in Comp

Jan Saunders, CPO Prosthetics & Orthotics Director HomeCare Connect Amputations are the costliest injuries in workers’ comp, according to the 2016 Travelers Injury Impact Report. These injured employees need surgery,…

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Comorbidity Effects Healing and Return to Work

By Dr. Ivan Castro Medical Director HomeCare Connect February is national American Heart Month focused on education, awareness and prevention of heart disease. According to the Center for Disease Control…

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Medical Social Work as a Profession in Worker’s Compensation

By Teresa Williams, MSW LCSW Chief Executive Officer HomeCare Connect According to National Association of Social Workers, medical social work is a sub-discipline of the social work profession wherein qualified…

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Traumatic Brain Injury (2/2)

By Dr. Ivan Castro HomeCare Connect Medical Director Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is caused by an injury to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain. An individual…

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Traumatic Brain Injury (1/2)

By Dr. Ivan Castro HomeCare Connect Medical Director With the increase in workers compensation injuries, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is noted as the leading cause of long lasting disability, coma…

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