EK Insights Articles


Managed Care Savings are Possible During Times of Inflation

Managed Care Savings are Possible During Times of Inflation

August 5, 2022

Economic times may be uncertain and broad sweeping cost containment a top priority. A top-notch mana

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Lawyers & Nurse Case Managers Have Seats at the Same Table

Lawyers & Nurse Case Managers Have Seats at the Same Table

July 28, 2022

When litigation becomes a part of the work comp nurse case management dynamic, the importance of tim

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Mental Aftermath of Workplace Violence

Mental Aftermath of Workplace Violence

June 27, 2022

Known the signs of stress responses and treat with compassion Catastrophic case management encom

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Integrated with Integrity: A Risk Management World Where Everyone Wins

Integrated with Integrity: A Risk Management World Where Everyone Wins

May 17, 2022

An integrated model of risk management built on integrity equates to success for all Integrity.

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Celebrating Real-Life Superheroes

Celebrating Real-Life Superheroes

May 5, 2022

They are the ones offering regular solace and relief to patients, providing the best quality care an

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[Infographic] 2021 Utilization Review Program

[Infographic] 2021 Utilization Review Program

January 5, 2022

At EK Health, we have partnered our strength in clinical excellence with our superior technology in

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Employers Face a Health Crisis for the “Long Haul”

Employers Face a Health Crisis for the “Long Haul”

November 10, 2021

As challenging as 2020 was for employers and their employees, 2021 has not yet brought the “return t

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A Letter From a WC Provider: Why I Hate Workers’ Comp

A Letter From a WC Provider: Why I Hate Workers’ Comp

October 12, 2021

Regulations and red tape are inherent in the workers’ compensation industry. When asking providers w

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Preparing for the ‘Green Wave’ of Medical Cannabis in Workers’ Comp Claims

Preparing for the ‘Green Wave’ of Medical Cannabis in Workers’ Comp Claims

August 9, 2021

EK Health’s Chief Medical Officer shares what he found on his education journey to better understand

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The Ergonomics of Video Conferencing Fatigue

The Ergonomics of Video Conferencing Fatigue

May 18, 2021

As you’re reading this, take a moment to consider how you feel. Are your eyes irritated? Do you feel

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Crafting a Win-Win Bill Review Solution

Crafting a Win-Win Bill Review Solution

April 26, 2021

Though medical bill review can be seen as complex, workers’ compensation can benefit by understandin

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The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter

March 5, 2021

How much could your workers’ compensation claims benefit if you could identify and address a single

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Patient Advocacy in a Mental Health Crisis

Patient Advocacy in a Mental Health Crisis

January 25, 2021

Merriam-Webster defines advocacy as “the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal”. In the c

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Essentials of MSA Non-Submission Programs

Essentials of MSA Non-Submission Programs

November 30, 2020

In a recent National Council of Self-Insurers (NCSI) webinar on successfully managing Medicare Set-A

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Medicare Set-Asides: A Wish List

Medicare Set-Asides: A Wish List

November 20, 2020

Having spent almost 15 years in the business of Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs), I’ve seen numerous signi

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Field Nurse Case Management in the Age of Telehealth

Field Nurse Case Management in the Age of Telehealth

November 10, 2020

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” This familiar first line opens Charles Dicken

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A Day in the Life of a Nurse Case Manager

A Day in the Life of a Nurse Case Manager

October 15, 2020

At EK Health, we love and appreciate our nurse case managers and we are in awe of the day to day imp

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The Human Impact of Nurse Case Management

The Human Impact of Nurse Case Management

October 14, 2020

At its most fundamental level, workers’ compensation managed care is a patient (in this case an inju

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The Power of Choice

The Power of Choice

August 26, 2020

An informed decision is the best decision. The perception has been that a consolidated claims/

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The 5 Cs of Catastrophic Nurse Case Management

The 5 Cs of Catastrophic Nurse Case Management

July 2, 2020

Catastrophic nurse case management is a complex endeavor, complicated by injury severity, the need f

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Taming the Wild, Wild West of Medicare Set-Asides

Taming the Wild, Wild West of Medicare Set-Asides

June 22, 2020

Since the inception of the Medicare program in 1965 and the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Act being

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