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Evidence-Based Medicine Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

By Robert G. Rassp, Esq. The current trend across the country is to require evidence-based medicine for treatment of employees who are injured on the job. Statutory and regulatory mandates are emerging on a state-by-state basis. Stakeholders within the workers’ compensation community are not...

Drug Formularies, Texas Style: Coming Soon to a State Near You?

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. As policymakers, risk managers, and insurers seek to contain medical expenditures in workers’...

JOEM Study Supports Contention that EBM Guidelines Result in Better Outcomes for Injured Workers and Reduced Costs for Employers

First Comprehensive Study Evaluating EBM Guidelines in Comp Setting In recent years within the workers’ compensation (WC) arena, proponents of evidence-based medicine (EBM) have contended that managing an injured worker’s care according to established practice and treatment guidelines...