MedRisk Welcomes Rick Victor to its International Scientific Advisory Board
Richard A. Victor, PhD has joined the International Scientific Advisory Board of MedRisk, Inc., the leader in physical rehabilitation solutions for the workers’ compensation industry.
ISAB is responsible for identifying, performing and promulgating research on best-practice treatment in the areas of physical medicine and neuro-diagnostics, and for maintaining the MedRisk proprietary clinical guidelines.
“We are thrilled to have Rick Victor join our board,” said MedRisk CEO Shelley Boyce. “He brings an incredibly strong research background and an in-depth understanding of the workers’ compensation industry. Rick can help us better understand emerging trends and influences in our industry.”
Victor is the founder and former president and CEO of the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute. Under his leadership, WCRI became one of the most highly recognized and respected research organizations dedicated to evaluating and benchmarking the impact of major public policy issues confronting workers’ compensation systems, health policies and disability management.
Victor, who holds a PhD in economics as well as a law degree, has studied the risk and benefits industry for more than 30 years. He has contributed to more than 25 books and monographs on workers’ compensation and published numerous articles. Victor frequently presents at conferences and at legislative and regulatory meetings.
Based in King of Prussia, Pa., MedRisk is the leader in physical rehabilitation solutions for the workers’ compensation industry. The company’s programs deliver savings and operational efficiencies that are significantly greater than traditional programs. MedRisk ensures high quality care and delivers outstanding customer service. To that end, all customer service professionals, healthcare advocates, physical therapists, and radiologists are based in the U.S. MedRisk is accredited under URAC for utilization management and has successfully completed a SSAE 16 Type II examination. Customers include insurance carriers, self-insured employers, third-party administrators, state funds, and case management companies. For more information, visit www.medrisknet.com or call 800-225-9675.