Principles of Trauma Informed Care – Your experience?

This has been one of my most popular blog posts - I originally posted this as a 3 part series, which is still available in CompTalk. In the first part of this series I discussed the research on the impact of Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and Adverse Childhood [...]

2020-07-14T12:56:27-05:00July 15th, 2020|

COVID-19 Case Management – There are Huge Challenges!

Case Management of COVID-19 Employees We are so focused at present on the immediate short-term needs of our COVID-19 patients, i.e., PPE, Dialysis, Ventilators, etc.  How do we case manage these acutely ill recovering workers when they are discharged home? We need a discussion about alternatives for [...]

2020-06-18T12:48:48-05:00April 24th, 2020|

Methods to Implement the Principles of Trauma-Informed Care through the Case Management Process – Part 3 in a series

In Part 2 of this series we talked about the The 3 “E’s”, 4 “R’s” and 6 Principles of Trauma Informed Care and their effect on the Trauma-informed Care Process. In this installment we will share how these principles could affect the Case Management Process.  As stated previously, they [...]

2020-06-18T12:59:55-05:00March 12th, 2020|

The 3 “E’s”, 4 “R’s” and 6 Principles of Trauma Informed Care – Part 2 in a series

In the first part of this series I discussed the research on the impact of Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) on the ability of our Recovering Workers (RW) to actively participate and adhere to their treatment plan post-injury, and the need to begin to [...]

2020-06-18T13:00:38-05:00March 5th, 2020|

5 Best Practices to Consider When Evaluating a Medical Case Management Provider for your Employees

When Should You Use the Services of a Field-based Case Manager? Field-Based Case Management is the process of utilizing a Medical Case Manager to assist the claims professional with assuring appropriate, goal-directed, timely medical treatment and facilitating a consistent, progressive return to work program with the goal of an [...]

2020-06-18T13:01:08-05:00February 29th, 2020|

2020 is the Year for Trauma-Informed Care

Recently, I met two podiatrists that practice in New York and perform workers’ compensation IMEs along with their usual practice. They were down to visit one of my friends and play some golf in Florida. When they found out I worked in the workers’ compensation industry, they verbalized frustration [...]

2020-02-11T09:42:34-06:00February 11th, 2020|

Introducing the New & Improved CompAlliance Website!

Over the past few months CompAlliance has been re-designing our website. We wanted to make it even more secure, responsive and informative. Our 2019 award winning CompTalk Blog is now front and center on our Home page. So is the CompAlliance Twitter feed.  We share items of interest pertinent [...]

2019-09-16T13:58:40-05:00September 16th, 2019|

Positivity Flows from Alternative Transitional Duty

When we discuss the CompAlliance Alternative Transitional Duty Program (ATD) with our client partners, one of the advantages we discuss is the positivity that flows with assignment into our ATD program.  The injured worker is working in an environment with other volunteers that WANT to be there, and are [...]

2019-09-02T14:30:04-05:00May 28th, 2019|
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