NWCDC Conference

The workers’ compensation conference event of the year was held in early December 2018 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. Praxis team members Kristen Wilson, Director of Workers’ Compensation and Philip Meyerdierks, Business Development Specialist represented the company at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference and Expo, hailed as the biggest conference in the industry for more than 25 years.

“We always look forward to the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability conference,” said Kristen Wilson of the experience. “It is a great time to network with others in the industry. The breakout sessions are extremely informative with expert speakers. We get a chance to listen firsthand to what others in the industry are experiencing and share our stories as well.”

The three-day event offered a number of informative key note speakers and breakout sessions, providing exclusive inside looks at the current trends that are transforming the industry as well as real-world examples and case studies from major employers. Thousands for disability management and workers’ compensation professionals converged to take advantage of the wealth of knowledge and experience on site, and to network with industry experts.

Highlights of the sessions included:

  • Improved Decision Making: The Evolution of Data, Analytics and Technology
  • Innovating with Workflow Automation and Augmented Decision Support in Workers’ Compensation
  • Predictive Analytics: Real Life Pre- and Post- Loss Applications
  • Telehealth’s Emerging Role in Workers’ Compensation
  • Delivering and Measuring Value-Based Care Within Workers’ Compensation
  • Getting Difficult, Frustrating and Expensive Claims Unstuck

This conference is one of the most informative and interactive in the industry, and Praxis is already looking forward to next year’s event!

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