Managed Physical Medicine

MedRisk CSO to Moderate Session at WCEC

MedRisk’s Chief Strategy Officer Ruth Estrich will moderate “Next Generation Networks: Psychosocial Approaches to Disability Management” at the 69th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference (WCEC). MedRisk is a leading managed care company specializing in the physical rehabilitation of injured workers.

For news postThe session presenters will examine progressive strategies designed to target psychosocial risk factors for occupational and non-occupational disabilities. These protocols are designed to help injured workers return to work faster and also reduce opioid use. The presenters will delve into innovative methods to reduce barriers to the rehabilitation process, improve patients’ quality of life, and promote re-integration into life-role activities.

Joining Estrich on the panel are Adam Seidner, MD, MPH, national medical director of Travelers Insurance Co., and George Furlong, senior vice president of managed care program outcomes analysis with Sedgwick Claims Management Services.

The hour-long presentation starts at 2:45 p.m. on Aug. 18. Presented by the Workers’ Compensation Institute (WCI), the conference will be held Aug. 17-20 at the Orlando World Center Marriott. For more information, please see www.wci360.com.

About MedRisk

MedRisk Inc. is a leading managed care company specializing the physical rehabilitation of injured workers. Founded in 1994 and based in King of Prussia, Pa., MedRisk has been ranked as one of the fastest-growing companies on several lists, including Modern Healthcare’s Fast 40, the Inc. 500|5,000, Deloitte’s “Technology Fast 50,” and Philadelphia SmartCEO magazine’s Future 50. MedRisk is fully accredited under URAC and has successfully completed a SSAE 16 Type II examination. MedRisk’s programs deliver savings and operational efficiencies that are significantly greater than traditional programs. Customers include insurance carriers, self-insured employers, third-party administrators, state funds, general managed care companies, case management companies, claims adjusters and physical medicine providers. To make a referral or obtain more information, visit www.medrisknet.com or call 800-225-9675.