Clinical Papers

Browse our extensive library of resources discussing the care and management of catastrophic medical conditions. We can provide you with position papers, white papers, medical journal articles and other publications that detail both our complex care management process and specific catastrophic medical conditions. Media coverage may be found in the News & Events section. Please contact Paradigm for printed copies if the downloadable PDF format is unavailable.

White Papers

Addressing Chronic Pain Cases

2008 Download (303.08 KB)

Yield improved results by recognizing chronic pain as a biopsychosocial condition and managing cases with an appropriately multidisciplinary treatment plan.

Innovations in Reducing Reserves

2008 Download (207.29 KB)

Discover Paradigm’s success in lowering lifetime projected costs for legacy cases through the Complex Large Loss Plan. The paper features independent findings from the actuarial and consulting firm Milliman, Inc.

Controlling Volatility in Medically Complex Cases

2008 Download (417.84 KB)

Lower long term volatility by understanding what drives cost escalation and taking three key steps toward the best outcomes and lower expenses.

Published Papers

Cope D.N.

An Approach to Managing Catastrophe Claims

Journal of Workers Compensation 2000: 10 33-42
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Cope D.N., Bryant E., Sundance P.

Health Management Technology for Catastrophic Medical Conditions

Acta Neurochirugia 2000: (Suppl) 79 61-64
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Bryant E., McLean A.

Fundamentals of Neuropsychological Evaluation for the Life Care Planner and Case Manager

Journal of Life Care Planning 2003:
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Cope D.N., Sundance P., Kirshblum S., Parsons D.C., Apple D.F.

Systematic Care Management: Clinical and Economic Analysis of a National Sample of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2003: 10 (2) 17-34
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Cope D.N., Reynolds W.F., Silver J.M., Yudofsky S.C., McAllister T.W.

Systems of Care for Survivors of TBI

Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, London, England: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. 2003: 559-569
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Cope D.N., Mayer N., Cervelli L.

Development of Systems of Care for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 2004: 20 (2) 128-142
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Dimick A., Cope D.N., Barillo D., Gillespie R., Mozingo D.

Report on a More Rational Approach to Managed Care for Burns

Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation 2013: 26 (1) 14-17
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Cope D.N.

Managing the Impossible: Returning Catastrophically Injured People to Work

The Journal of Workers Compensation 2008: 18(2) 17-30
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