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. Margaret A. Thompson RN, BSN, CCM shares her thoughts below. Case Managers Can [...]
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 [...]
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 the Women of IT at CompAlliance – Tech Diversity – Part 4 of our Getting to Know CompAlliance Series
CompAlliance has an internal communications newsletter titled, CompClips. In this newsletter we communicate company information, policies, etc., and then we get to the fun stuff like sharing pictures of our kids or grandkids at Halloween. We also try to feature some of our staff when they first join our [...]
First Up is Tim Nickel, one of our Directors of Regional Sales in the Midwest. Tim primarily focuses on the St. Louis area, but has been known to work with our clients from all over the US! What do you like best about your job? - I love providing [...]
I don’t know about you, but I am trying so hard to be brave. I put on my brave face and go out to exercise every day. I put on my brave face and try to focus on the work at hand each day, researching, communicating and developing resources [...]
I read an interesting article on WorkCompCentral today regarding a class action suit by nurse case managers suing a case management company over the rights to overtime, rest and meal breaks while performing their duties as case managers. The assertion by the case managers was they did not use [...]
I usually only write about workers’ compensation topics and for sure, I NEVER get political on our company blog or twitter account. Today however, I am going to venture out of my comfort zone, and most likely I am going to stumble a bit as I try to express what [...]