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Date registered: August 25, 2010

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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

Latest posts

  1. Pain Relief Injections — May 22, 2017
  2. Pain Doctors Who Listen — May 2, 2017
  3. Finding A Pain Specialist — April 24, 2017
  4. Botox Injection Therapy For Pain — April 15, 2017
  5. Cannabis Evaluations — February 17, 2017

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Nov 09

Workers comp gets smarter with new tools

Predictive models spot problems early November 6, 2011 – 6:00am A new generation of predictive modeling tools is rolling out in the workers compensation market, which experts say could make claims adjustment and management more of a science. Workers Comp News and analysis about the legislative, legal and insurance market issues that affect workers compensation …

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Nov 09

Workers’ comp stands in way of job growth

One of the biggest impediments to job growth is simple wage skimming. The big offenders are the mandated insurances: Workers’ Compensation and liability. Workers’ comp is nothing more than a shakedown that adds 20 percent to construction labor costs in New York! Liability insurance is overpriced and sometimes even redundant. The worker, employer, and costumer …

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Nov 07

Rules could leave pain patients in a world of hurt

Nadine Blair knows pain. The 61-year-old Vancouver resident has fibromyalgia, migraines and osteoarthritis. When they all flare up, Blair is left writhing in pain. For many years, Blair relied on medication. She had different physicians for each condition. She had various dosage levels of opioid medications for her migraines, osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. Yet, the pain …

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Nov 04

Occupational therapy can help you or a loved one live life to its fullest

KARACHI – It is extremely important to assist physically-challenged individuals in achieving an independent, productive, and satisfying lifestyle and occupational therapists can play a key role to accomplish this goal, said health experts at a seminar held on Monday. The seminar was organised by the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) to commemorate World Occupational Therapy Day. …

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Nov 04

Check-cashing scheme hurts workers’ comp rates, group says

Bogus policies, little centralized oversight and an increasingly elaborate network of fraud is permeating the workers’ compensation insurance market and sapping millions in state revenue, a House panel heard Tuesday. But a workgroup said meaningful remedies remain elusive as various, often competing interests hold their ground and shift blame to others in a scheme that …

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Oct 31

Snow gave region the slip

While records for date still fell, we just missed getting lots more The heaviest bands of an extraordinarily powerful October snowstorm stopped short of the Capital Region this weekend, but previous record snowfall totals across the Albany area were still shattered by one of the most impressive pre-Halloween blasts of winter weather in the past …

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Oct 31

Overuse of M.R.I. scans often leads to sports-injury misdiagnoses, specialists charge

M.R.I. scans almost always turn up something abnormal, but most of those abnormalities are inconsequential and require no medical treatment. Some sports-medicine physician specialists are speaking out against what they see as the massive overuse of M.R.I. (magnetic resonance imaging) scans for sports- and exercise-related injuries, according to an article that ran this past weekend …

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Oct 31

Workers’ comp problems

Most Americans assume if a loved one or breadwinner is killed or seriously injured on the job, insurance — at the very least, the workers’ compensation insurance that states generally require employers to carry — will help with the resulting expenses. But a pair of recent cases cast doubt on whether this system is working …

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Oct 31

Workers’ Comp Results Deteriorated for Northeastern States Last Year

Most states in the northeastern region reported deteriorating workers’ compensation underwriting results last year, according to latest data from A.M. Best. Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maine and Rhode Island were especially hard-hit. Pennsylvania’s direct premiums written fell 8.6 percent last year. New Jersey’s fell 8.3 percent. Delaware’s was down by 8.1 percent. Maine fell 5.5 …

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Oct 31

Study finds no link between elderly patient activity and hospital falls

Elderly patients who suffered in-hospital falls were found to be no more active than patients who did not fall, according to a study from the University of Texas. Investigators for the retrospective case-control study, published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, analyzed the mobility patterns of elderly patients aged 65 years or older …

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