Managing Cybersecurity Risks

Posted by Ron Bush on September 1, 2020 at 12:56 PM

“There are only two types of companies in America: those that have been hacked and those that will be hacked.”  -- Former FBI Director Robert Mueller

Addressing COVID-19 in Your Workplace

Posted by Cherri and Henry on August 18, 2020 at 10:15 AM

Now, more than ever, the world is examining how companies treat their employees in times of crisis. By providing your employees with a process and plan to address COVID-19 and possible exposures, you're caring for both your organization and your workforce.

Here's how:

What is COVID-19?

Proper Claim Management Procedures (Part 2)

Posted by Richard Spiers on August 12, 2020 at 9:49 AM

The majority of highly publicized incidents these days, normally involve your police department, but it Is not only police related events that need to be carefully reviewed.  Allegations of sexual abuse, employment improper management issues, insufficient property maintenance, and many other areas can generate a large claim.

Proper Claim Management Procedures (Part 1)

Posted by Richard Spiers on May 19, 2020 at 12:42 PM

If you are a public entity or school district that initially handles all your claims in-house because you are totally self-insured or have a self-insured retention of over $100,000, this blog is going to discuss procedures that should be put together and the areas of a claim that you need to analyze before determining the level of exposure you may be facing.  There are many aspects of a case that you need to investigate, even if they initially appear to be somewhat insignificant. 

Practicing Mindfulness to Enhance Resiliency

Posted by Tom Kline on April 28, 2020 at 12:17 PM

My personal interest in mindfulness started on August 11, 2017 when my wife was diagnosed with a form of blood cancer in the bones. Stress on the entire family from the 18-month process of preparation for a stem cell transplant, the actual stem cell transplant, the 18-day in-patient hospital stay in an isolation room, and the caregiving that followed was overwhelming. Thankfully, my wife is almost 12 months post-transplant and doing much better.

Artificial Intelligence Won’t Solely Protect Against Risk on the Road

Posted by Stephanie Forster on April 1, 2020 at 8:34 AM

Although there have been great technological advancements in transportation, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), computer vision (CV) and other forms of artificial intelligence (AI) – on their own – aren’t perfect. Today we have semi-intelligent systems that can “see” but cannot replicate all human sensory risk inputs, limiting their ability to mitigate road risk. They do not change driving behavior; in fact, most drivers ignore when a semi-intelligent system is wrong, and also tend to ignore when the system is right.

Coronavirus: Preventative Workplace Infection Control Measures

Posted by Dr. Felice Carlton on March 11, 2020 at 8:24 AM

As more information continues to unfold about the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, it’s important to stay vigilant about it’s current spread, and to prepare in advance to mitigate any potential adverse effects.

Please see “Coronavirus Pandemic Preparedness from a Medical Perspectivefor simple yet detailed information on how to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, and for insight on how to prepare (both personally and on an organizational level) for potential coronavirus effects. 

Coronavirus Pandemic Preparedness from a Medical Perspective

Posted by Dr. Felice Carlton on March 9, 2020 at 9:04 AM

We live in a global economy, and it was only a matter of time before the coronavirus was going to arrive in the United States despite best efforts.

Addressing Healthcare in Jails

Posted by Kenny Smith on March 4, 2020 at 8:44 AM

Throughout the United States, there over 3,200 local and county jails housing more than 700,000 inmates. Providing adequate medical care to the inmate population is challenging to say the least, which has led to many states contracting out their jail healthcare to private companies. Unfortunately, many of the leading jail healthcare vendors have been on the receiving end of hundreds of lawsuits, some with multimillion dollar judgements.  

A Recipe for Success: Integrating Predictive Models Into Your Claim Handling Process

Posted by Brian Billings on February 19, 2020 at 8:27 AM

What are the most important things to consider when implementing predictive models into your claim handling process?

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