Improve Outcomes with Intelligent Clinical Decision Support

How do you deliver on the promise of improved outcomes while still tightly managing costs? That’s a question that more than 700 ACOs face every day.[1] It’s also the same dilemma payers and employers have wrestled with for years, which is why it’s critical to learn from their approach. By leveraging both evidence-based guidelines and physiological … Continued

Paid Sick Leave at the Polls

Leave of absence made its appearance in the 2016 election with two states passing paid sick leave measures, Arizona and Washington.  Arizona’s law is effective July 1, 2017 and Washington’s law is effective January 1, 2018. These two states’ paid sick leave laws now join 5 other states that require employers to offer paid time … Continued

Election Day Blues – Prepare for Related Absences

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Election Day is rapidly approaching, November 8th. Are you prepared for the related absences? Don’t worry, ReedGroup has your back! First, familiarize yourself with state voting leave laws. LeaveAdvisor has recently updated each state to include analysis on voting leave rights, so you can determine if you’re required … Continued

Putting Patients First: The Benefits of Quality Drug Formularies in Workers’ Compensation Systems

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is the nation’s largest medical society dedicated to promoting the health of workers. Their August 2016 position paper, Drug Formularies in Workers’ Compensation Systems, identifies how the use of properly designed formularies can improve medical quality and contain costs for injured workers. ACOEM believes that a … Continued