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Comorbidities Compound Workers’ Comp Costs & Recovery

Underlying Conditions Complicate Workers’ Comp Injury Rehabilitation

New research from a Harbor Health Systems study demonstrates the significant impact of underlying conditions on workers’ comp claims. Commonly associated with higher costs and increased duration, this latest research illustrates an undeniable link between patients with comorbidities and undesirable claims outcomes.

A Problematic Pile-Up

Analyzing data from more than 7,000 workers’ comp claims, encompassing seven common comorbidities: Obesity, hypertension, diabetes, mental health, addiction, tobacco use, and combination comorbidities, claims associated with comorbid conditions were found to have incurred an array of undesirable side […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Pharmaceutical Cost Containment, Pharmacotherapy Review, Workers Compensation Industry|Comments Off on Comorbidities Compound Workers’ Comp Costs & Recovery

RIMS Annual Conference April 28- May 1, 2019

ANS Solutions will be attending:
RIMS Annual Conference 
April 28- May 1, 2019
Boston, MA

 

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NCIGF May 1-2, 2019

ANS Solutions will be exhibiting here :
NCIGF

May 1-2, 2019
Chicago, IL

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CMSA June 10-14, 2019

ANS Solutions will be attending:
CMSA
June 10-14, 2019
Las Vegas, NV

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AASCIF July 21-24, 2019

ANS Solutions will be exhibiting:
AASCIF
July 21-24, 2019
Cleveland, OH

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FL WC Conference August 11-15, 2019

ANS Solutions will be attending:
FL WC Conference
August 11-15, 2019
The Orlando World Center Marriott – Orlando, FL

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CWC & Risk Conference September 3-6, 2019

ANS Solutions will be exhibiting
CWC & Risk Conference

September 3-6, 2019
Monarch Beach Resort – Dana Point, CA

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National WC & Disability Conference November 6-8, 2019

ANS Solutions will be exhibiting:
National WC & Disability Conference
November 6-8, 2019
Mandalay Bay – Las Vegas, NV

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New Opioids Reduce Pain – and Addiction Risk

A new generation of opioid drugs are on the horizon, possibly offering the much maligned class of drugs a second chance to make a good impression. After years of opioids like oxycodone and fentanyl driving up drug addiction rates nationwide, a second subset of once odious opioids is being introduced, touting all the painkilling power of its conventional counterpart – less the dangerous and deadly side effects.

A Different Approach

While pharmaceutical companies continue to crank out new prescription formulations geared toward treating the side effects of opioid drug use […]

By |January 17th, 2017|Drug Utilization Review, Opioid Abuse, Pharmacotherapy Review|Comments Off on New Opioids Reduce Pain – and Addiction Risk