National Workers Compensation and Disability Conference

presented by Risk & Insurance
We've expanded our program with a new offering — CompTalks, a platform to showcase thought leaders from across the industry, and the topics they're passionate about. A bit like TED Talks, but focused on our industry, these brief in-depth discussions will offer a mix of thought-provoking opinions, insider perspectives and useful strategies you can bring back to your team to spark further discussion.
January 27, 2021
Coaching for Resilience and Mental Toughness in the Workplace

The workplace today is filled with endless change, complexity and high expectations. Unfortunately, it's also filled with a workforce that is struggling with fatigue, burnout, stress and retention. Unless your people understand how to strengthen resilience and build resilient teams, your workplace and teams don't stand a chance. Just like a muscle, resilience and mental […]

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December 4, 2020
Risky Business: The Story of Fentanyl and Its Journey from Licit to Illicit Drug

From its synthesis by Dr. Paul Janssen in 1960 to its illegal synthesis by George Marquardt, a high school dropout and self-taught chemist, fentanyl plays a significant role in today’s drug abuse epidemic. Clinical pharmacist Phil Walls explains why fentanyl has gained momentum as an alternative to heroin, and what we can do to mitigate […]

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October 17, 2020
Telerehab in Times of Crises

During the early days of the COVID-19 crisis, MedRisk expanded its nearly 3-year-old telerehab service. Previous expansions to help workers’ comp patients impacted by natural disasters did not produce a significant uptick in telerehab cases.  Patients and adjusters saw hurricanes and wildfires as local and temporary and felt treatment could be delayed for a week […]

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October 13, 2020
COVID-19: The Race for a Cure

COVID-19 is changing many aspects of modern life, and many of those changes will have long-lasting effects. Drug development is one of those aspects. In this edition of CompTalks, Phil Walls will take us on a Race for the Cure as he examines how both the pandemic as well as politics have influenced drug and […]

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