Connected Conversations and the Future of Workers’ Compensation News

Paradigm − December 6, 2016 − filed under General

For over two decades, the way people communicate has been changing every day, little by little. Today there is no shortage of online communication media such as Facebook and Twitter, blogs, email and even apps designed to make our messages disappear. As a result of these evolving trends, news about health care, health outcomes and… Learn More

Substance Abuse Awareness Takes Center Stage with Surgeon General Report

Paradigm − November 29, 2016 − filed under General

This month, the Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, released a new report, “Facing Addiction in America.” According to the report, only a fraction of individuals who suffer from alcoholism or addiction to legal and illegal drugs are currently receiving treatment. Current statistics say that one in every seven people in the United States is expected… 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


Kids’ Chance Awareness Week 2016

Paradigm − November 15, 2016 − filed under Kids' Chance of America

Workers face a number of struggles after a critical injury. But for those workers that are also parents, the struggle reaches further, leaving concerns about the welfare and future of their children. Kids’ Chance of America began in 1988 to provide educational scholarships for the children of workers catastrophically injured or killed on the job.… Learn More

How a Paradigm Hero Beat Chronic Pain

Paradigm − November 8, 2016 − filed under Chronic Pain

Last month we introduced you to our latest Paradigm Hero, Butch Coffman. His story began when he slipped on the ice going to work one winter morning. Over the next 12 years, his condition worsened and he developed chronic pain. “It took everything I had away from me,” said Butch. Thankfully, he was eventually introduced to… 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

Paradigm Hero Butch Coffman

Paradigm − October 4, 2016 − filed under Chronic Pain

Ira “Butch” Coffman was a corrections officer on his way into work one winter morning in Michigan when he slipped on ice in the parking lot and fell, landing on his back. His left foot began to drag about one hour later, but his suffering had just begun. Twelve years after the accident, he continued… Learn More