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

NABIS Annual Conference 2016 Recap

Paradigm − April 26, 2016 − filed under Acquired Brain Injury, Events

An interesting theme emerged at this year’s North American Brain Injury Society’s (NABIS) 13th Annual Conference held April 6-9 in Tampa, Florida. Conference attendees and presenters alike were thinking about the emerging trend away from conceptualizing and managing brain injury as an acute injury, to management as a chronic health condition. In this vein, presentations… Learn More


2016 RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition Preview

Paradigm − April 5, 2016 − filed under Events

Sunny San Diego. Funny Martin Short. An exhibit hall packed with innovative resources. And of course, three days of 180 world-class educational sessions – including new categories for cyber risk, emerging risks and public risk management. Obviously, there’s a lot to see and do at this year’s RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition, and we at… Learn More


National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo 2015 Preview

Paradigm − November 10, 2015 − filed under Events

Paradigm Outcomes will be an informative presence at the 24th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas from November 11 to 13. Paradigm’s Senior Medical Director, Steven Moskowitz, MD, and Fernando Branco, MD, from Midwest Employers Casualty Co., will present key insights on functional restoration. In… Learn More


Innovation Symposium 2015: Daniel Kish Presentation Recap

Paradigm − October 20, 2015 − filed under Events

“The will to be well.” Daniel Kish, blind since he was 13 months old, held a magazine in front of him, made a shhhhhhhhhhh sound, and taught the crowd of Innovation Symposium participants how to learn “FlashSonar” – in effect, “seeing” with their ears. And in seconds, they were doing it. “Could you hear that?”… Learn More


Innovation Symposium 2015: Dr. Teresa Ashman Presentation Recap

Paradigm − October 13, 2015 − filed under Events

Get the best outcomes: the importance of mental and behavioral health within physical medicine and rehabilitation. Peter Gunderson, an Icelandic mountain climber who suffered a terrible fall while hiking, found himself struggling to recover from a spinal injury. But he was determined to walk again. His first year in rehab yielded positive, gradual improvements. However,… Learn More


Innovation Symposium 2015: Dr. Renée-Louise Franche Presentation Recap

Paradigm − October 6, 2015 − filed under Events

Why mental health matters in workers’ compensation systems.  It didn’t take long for Dr. Renee-Louise Franche to raise eyebrows at Paradigm Outcomes’ sixth annual Innovation Symposium during her presentation on the relationship between mental health and workers’ compensation. She displayed a graph that showed how mental health issues had a dramatic effect on claims duration… Learn More


Innovation Symposium 2015: Harry Spencer Presentation Recap

Paradigm − September 29, 2015 − filed under Events

What You Can’t See: Mental and Behavioral Health in the Workplace  A GermanWings pilot locks his captain out of the cockpit and then purposely flies the plane into a mountain, killing 149 people. An investigation reveals the pilot had a long history of depression and mental illness, yet he was cleared to fly. The question… Learn More


Paradigm Outcomes’ Sixth Annual Innovation Symposium

Paradigm − September 22, 2015 − filed under Events

Paradigm Outcomes hosts the Innovation Symposium this week, September 24 and 25, in Chicago. The annual event gathers leaders from America’s largest workers’ compensation insurance carriers, state funds and self-insured employers for big picture thinking on topics as diverse as robotics and millennials. This year, we explore mental health and the relationship between an injured… Learn More