Health and Wellness

Investing in the Insurtech Toolbox

Investing in the Insurtech Toolbox

New technology startups are shaking up insurance—and, potentially, risk management.

 
Worked to Death

Worked to Death

Businesses in Japan are increasingly trying to grapple with the phenomenon known as “karoshi,” or death from excessive overtime.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – May

Notepad: Risk in Review – May

North Carolina’s bathroom bill repeal, the Atlantic hurricane season outlook and more.

 
New Rules for Absence Management

New Rules for Absence Management

Employee disability regulations require employers to reassess return-to-work policies.

 
Improving Workers Comp Through Data

Improving Workers Comp Through Data

Incorporating data analytics into workers comp case management lowers costs and boosts results.

 
Marijuana in the Workplace

Marijuana in the Workplace

Only seven states do not allow usage of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes, but complicated workers compensation issues remain.

 
The Value of Physical Abilities Testing

The Value of Physical Abilities Testing

Testing employees before they are hired can help reduce workplace injuries.

 
Getting Healthy with Return-to-Work Programs

Getting Healthy with Return-to-Work Programs

A well-structured return-to-work program is one of the most effective ways to minimize workers comp costs and improve an employee’s recovery.

 
Risk Management Issues on the Ballot

Risk Management Issues on the Ballot

The outcome of this year’s elections will have implications for key risk management issues.

 
The Benefits and Risks of Telemedicine

The Benefits and Risks of Telemedicine

Advances in remote health care can save time and money, but new liability issues have emerged.

 
The Risky Side of Specialty Drugs

The Risky Side of Specialty Drugs

Expensive specialty drugs can have a significant financial impact on a company’s self-funded health plan.

 
Soaking Wet Safety: How Water Parks Can Avoid Customer Injuries and Liability

Soaking Wet Safety: How Water Parks Can Avoid Customer Injuries and Liability

While water parks can be fun, there are many risks for owners and operators who must keep customers safe and avoid liability.

 
Tracking the Zika Pandemic

Tracking the Zika Pandemic

As the Zika virus outbreak spreads around the world, businesses must assess the risks and develop plans to keep their employees safe.

 
Prescription for Pot

Prescription for Pot

The legalization of medical marijuana in a growing number of states has raised questions about workers compensation coverage.

 
Leashing the Risks of Pets in the Workplace

Leashing the Risks of Pets in the Workplace

With more companies becoming pet-friendly, employers must develop plans to minimize liability.