Combating the Opioid Epidemic:
A Prescription for Success
August 3 - 10:00 AM EST
As the US, including the Workers’ Compensation industry as whole, continues to see an increase of Opioid prescriptions and dependency, it is more important than ever to discuss how to combat this ongoing epidemic. Through this webinar we will give an overview of the issues with Opioids in the Work Comp arena, as well as discuss the many tools and best practices that Key Risk utilizes to minimize Opioid use and drive better outcomes on claims. Partnership with our clients is key to making sure we are setting up every injured worker for a successful recovery and return to work.
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Featured SafetyConnection Topics
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