Well, the time is actually arriving. I have contemplated, tentatively scheduled and delayed over and over the actual date of my retirement for probably the past two years. It has become a source of jokes from my family and friends - saying "they will believe it when they see [...]
National Case Management Week is October 11 – 17, 2020 The theme this year for National Case Management Week is Case Managers Can _______________. Our Case Managers were asked to write their thoughts on this sentence. Below are Janet Platz RN. QMA, CCM’s thoughts. Case Managers Can Be Compared [...]
Recently Diann Cohen of MacroPro and I chatted about a variety of topics pertinent to the workers' compensation industry. It was really exciting as I have not really been interviewed that often, but other than some awkward pauses, I ended up enjoying the process. What I enjoyed the most [...]
5 Best Practices to Consider When Evaluating Your Ability to Care for Yourself and Your Clients – What are your suggestions?
Whether you’re returning to the office, or you will continue to work from home for the foreseeable future, one thing is universal: Caring for ourselves helps us serve our clients and families and keeps us healthy This was originally posted in our Top Tips for Best Practices in [...]
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 [...]
The CompAlliance Restore & Renew Yoga Geared to the Desk-Bound Workers’ Compensation Industry Continues!
Hello Yogis, Here are the class descriptions for this week's (July 14 & 16) yoga classes: Tuesday, July 14: Engage to Release We focus on the safe stretch formula: engage, align, stretch to build awareness and keep our muscles safe during our yoga practice or any other stretching regimen. [...]
Meet Donna Leischner, APN, MS, CCM, COHN-S, she is a workers’ compensation medical case manager for CompAlliance, based out of the Springfield, IL area. Donna received a file for a 52 y/o employee admitted on 5/11/2020 to the hospital into the ICU. The adjuster had been unable to obtain [...]
Meet Tracy Redburn RN, CCM. She is a workers' compensation medical case manager for CompAlliance, based out of the Cape Girardeau, MO area. Tracy worked with a recovering worker (RW), a 44 y/o female, working as a home health care attendant prior to her reported injury. She described injuring [...]
Thought I would share some great information from the CDC with a lot of links to address the CDC's suggestions to improve brain health. According to a recent CDC study, people with one or more chronic health conditions were more likely to report more frequent or worsening memory problems, also called subjective [...]
Sharing Thoughts about Virtual Workers' Compensation Case Management Services via Video As a company, CompAlliance has been busy trying to think of meaningful ways to reach our clients including the new millennial component of our workers' compensation claims industry. So we performed some research on how different groups [...]