Psychosocial Issues in Catastrophic Injuries: Managing the Risks and Challenges

Paradigm − August 24, 2017 − filed under Events

If not actively addressed, the psychosocial challenges that accompany traumatic work-related injuries can interfere with recovery. Participants in Paradigm Outcomes’ recent webinar learned how case management teams can assess and intervene to mitigate the negative impact of these issues on injured workers’ recovery and functional outcomes. Paradigm Chief Medical Officer Michael Choo, M.D. and Paradigm… Learn More

Leading Through Change in 2017: Learnings from the Paradigm Outcomes Innovation Symposium

Paradigm − January 17, 2017 − filed under Events

Paradigm Outcomes’ 2016 Innovation Symposium brought leaders from a variety of specialties together to discuss the challenges and opportunities of leading through change. Presenters and attendees discussed strategies for staying ahead of the curve in an age of innovation, as well as pitfalls to avoid when dealing with change and uncertainty. Below are some highlights… Learn More

National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo 2016

Paradigm − November 22, 2016 − filed under Events

The National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo 2016 kicks off next week in New Orleans and, once again, Paradigm Outcomes will be a part of this leading industry event. In addition to our annual wine reception, we are excited to host three live Paradigm University sessions in booth 619. Register now and get… Learn More

Kent Riddle speaking

Innovation Symposium 2016: Could “Navigated Health” Address the High Health Care Costs in America?

Paradigm − November 1, 2016 − filed under Events

“How much time do you think you spend with your primary care physician each year?” Kent Riddle asked attendees at Paradigm Outcomes’ 2016 Innovation Symposium. The CEO of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital looked out at the crowd as they pondered that question. He answered it for them. “Eight minutes or less,” he said. “They… Learn More

Innovation Symposium 2016: Politics, the Media and Breaking Templates

Paradigm − October 25, 2016 − filed under Events

Candy Crowley, award-winning journalist and former chief political correspondent for CNN, began her talk at Paradigm Outcomes’ Innovation Symposium 2016 with a surprising confession about herself and the media. “I have never seen so many people so wrong about so much for such a long time.” She gave a few examples from her own illustrious… Learn More

Innovation Symposium 2016: The Fed and the Economy

Paradigm − October 19, 2016 − filed under Events

Susan Collins, PhD, dean of public policy at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public and board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, surprised attendees at Paradigm Outcomes’ Innovation Symposium by revealing one of the Fed’s biggest secrets. It was about how the Fed communicates to Americans. She said that “Fed-speak” used… Learn More

Brian Muirhead speaking

Innovation Symposium 2016: Risk, Innovation, Collaboration and Sheer Terror

Paradigm − October 11, 2016 − filed under Events

Brian Muirhead, chief engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, looked out at the audience of Paradigm’s Innovation Symposium and told them that in the next hour, he would make them all rocket scientists. Then he put them through seven minutes of sheer terror. Risks and Rewards Muirhead, who was chief engineer for the successful 2012… Learn More

WCI Annual Educational Conference 2016 Recap

Paradigm − September 7, 2016 − filed under Events

The 71st Annual Workers’ Compensation Education Conference and the 28th Annual Safety & Health Conference took place last month in Orlando, Florida. Paradigm Outcomes participated enthusiastically among a number of thought leadership organizations to discuss best practices and new ideas in workers’ compensation. The annual WCI conference provides a unique opportunity each year… Learn More

NCCI Annual Issues Symposium 2016 Recap

Paradigm − June 7, 2016 − filed under Events

Last month, Paradigm Outcomes attended the 2016 Annual Issues Symposium hosted by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) in Orlando, Florida. The event offered workers’ compensation carriers and reinsurers an overview of the industry through research and insider perspectives. Industry Change NCCI President and CEO Bill Donnell, CPCU, set the tone for the event… Learn More

Celebrating 25 Years of Outcomes

Paradigm − May 25, 2016 − filed under Events

25 years ago, Nathan Cope, M.D., identified a troubling problem with the state of the healthcare system. Patients with catastrophic injuries were failing to receive the proper treatment to achieve the best outcomes. In his work with patients suffering from severe brain and spinal cord injuries, Dr. Cope noticed that medical risks rose as patients… Learn More