JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Next week in Philadelphia, One Call Care Management (“One Call”), a leading provider of workers’ compensation solutions, will showcase clinical and industry expertise at the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference. Four of its experts have been chosen to share insights on trending topics, including the transformation of healthcare transportation through ridesharing, controversy over the use of medical marijuana to treat pain, strategies to manage comorbidities in workers’ compensation, and the importance of patient engagement to drive better outcomes.
“The RIMS Conference is an essential platform for risk management education, so it’s an extraordinary opportunity to have four of our clinical and industry experts share their knowledge on innovative and controversial issues impacting our industry,” said Will Smith, chief product officer at One Call Care Management. “Our speakers aim to educate risk managers on both progressive and industry-tested strategies to improve outcomes, control costs, reduce risk, and handle industry changes going forward.”
The One Call experts will be participating in the following sessions:
A New Risk Equation: Ridesharing + Technology = Transformation in
Joseph McCullough, Senior Vice President, One Call Transport + Language
April 24, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Room 108A
Every year, as many as 3.6 million people miss medical appointments due to an inability to arrange reliable transportation. We’ll discuss how ridesharing plus technology is providing a new solution.
Controversy Continues: Medical Marijuana in Workers’ Compensation
Kevin Glennon, RN, BSN, Vice President of Clinical Programs
April 25, 11 a.m. – noon, Room 115BC
Could marijuana be used as an alternative to treat chronic pain and thereby help to alleviate the opioid epidemic? Get the latest on legalization efforts, as well as clinical efficacy updates.
Strategies to Manage the Pandora’s Box of Comorbid Conditions
Eric Patten, RN, BSN, Senior Director of Clinical
April 25, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Room 118C
Injured workers are sicker than ever. With increased incidence of obesity, diabetes, and hypertension, we need strategies to identify and manage comorbidities to optimize outcomes.
How Patient Experience Drives Engagement
Will Smith, Chief Product Officer
April 25, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m., Wellness ZENter, Booth #2727
Advancing the consumer experience through technology, patient education and clinical support in order to improve patient health and achieve the best possible outcomes.
RIMS attendees are invited to stop by the One Call booth #1001 to learn more about best-in-class workers’ compensation solutions or visit www.onecallevent.com for more information on the sessions above.
About One Call Care Management
One Call is the nation’s leading provider of specialized solutions to the workers’ compensation industry. One Call has six locations across the United States with its corporate headquarters located in Jacksonville, Florida. One Call’s solutions enable faster, more efficient and more cost-effective claims resolution with a focus on injured workers’ needs across the continuum of care. One Call provides reliable, consistent connections to care with expertise in high-end diagnostics, physical therapy and transportation services, post-discharge home care and durable medical equipment, dental and doctor specialty services, complex care management, and the language services required for today’s multicultural workforce. For more information, visit www.onecallcm.com. For regular updates, follow One Call on Twitter at @onecallcm.