Navigating Workers’ Comp Pharmacy: Opioids Are Not the Only Challenge When It Comes to Navigating Workers’ Comp Pharmacy
January 18, 2023
Addressing the Complexities of Issues Facing Pharmacy Programs When we think about issues facing pharmacy programs, the first thing that often comes to mind is the opioid epidemic, and while opioids still require attention, they are not the only trend we need to watch closely. According to the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), prescription drug costs make up 13% to 14% on average of an overall workers’ compensation claim.
Strategies for Adapting to an Evolving Workforce
January 17, 2023
The Great Resignation and the move to remote work has forever changed the way we work, as well as the profile of our workforce. This will require employers to rethink everything from health and safety on the job, to new technology that makes training, onboarding and prioritizing easier.
How Personalized Care Leads to Faster Recovery Times
January 17, 2023
Understanding the social determinants of health and taking a more personalized approach to understand an injured employees’ life circumstances can help them recover faster.
Ask The Pharmacist: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
January 13, 2023
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) are electronic databases designed to track and monitor controlled substance dispensing. These databases are run at the state level, and the main intent of such programs is to screen for suspected drug diversion (i.e., using drugs for illegal purposes such as selling prescribed medications for profit) and abuse.
If Over-the-Counter Meds Are Prolonging Pain, What Does This Mean for Workers’ Comp?
January 10, 2023
Is it time to change our relationship to NSAIDs, like Advil? What are the alternatives?
View From The Top: Alex Sun
January 3, 2023
Alex Sun took the helm as CEO of San Diego-based Enlyte LLC in 2021, when it was formed through the merger of three companies in the workers compensation sector: Coventry Workers Comp Services, Genex Services LLC and Mitchell International Inc.
Ask The Pharmacist: Seizure Drugs for Pain Management
December 21, 2022
Opioids are often prescribed for moderate-to-severe pain, and while opioids can be highly effective medications, they can also be associated with negative effects including the potential for abuse and addiction.