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One Call Brings New Innovations and Industry Leader Insights to WCI 2018

Are you attending WCI 2018? We’ve got a lot in-store for you this year!                                                                              

Stop by our booth, #719, where we’ll be revealing some of the latest innovations in telehealth and demoing a device that enables employers to measure employees’ baseline range-of-motion. Bonus: we’ll be serving sweet treats you won’t want to miss!

Ready to learn from the experts? Our representatives are presenting on a wide range of topics about the future of workers’ compensation. Join One Call COO Chris Watson, Sedwick’s Kimberly George and Safety National’s Mark Wells for a panel discussion about some of the biggest challenges facing the industry. Dive into the world of opioid alternatives with One Call’s diagnostics leader Eric Patten and panelists, Marcos Iglesias, MD and Mark Pew. Get physical with One Call’s physical therapy (PT) expert Michelle Despres during her ever-so-popular PT breakout where she’ll talk about everything from virtual PT to PT as an opioid alternative.

One Call’s Speaker Schedule:

Monday, August 20

Industry Keynote | People, Places and Things: The Future of Workers’ Compensation
10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Palms Ballroom - Canary
Kimberly George from Sedgwick and Mark Walls from Safety National return to the main stage to host a live version of their popular “Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark.” The panel, which includes One Call’s COO Chris Watson, will discuss some of the biggest challenges facing the workers’ compensation industry in the coming years. Will it be evolution, revolution, or a little bit of both? You don’t want to miss this intriguing presentation!

Physical Therapy Breakouts with Michelle Despres
1:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Grand Ballrooms 11 & 12
These Physical Therapy breakouts will provide three hours of education with multiple presenters covering programs aimed at encouraging injured workers to be independent and take a more active role in their recovery with the help of innovations in physical therapy. We will also have a live demonstration of a cutting edge, technologically-advanced upper extremity prosthetic device.

Tuesday, August 21

Exploring the World of Opioid Alternatives with Eric Patten
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. 
Grand Ballroom 8A
Discover the long-term, costly repercussions of opioid use. Learn how to compare opioids, other pharmacological solutions and alternative treatments for chronic pain management, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, massage, acupuncture and medical marijuana.

Wednesday, August 22

Functional Capacity and Physical and Emotional Impairment with Tara Marchand
8:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Grand Ballroom 8A
This panel will discuss how doctors determine accurate work restrictions through physical assessments, functional capacity exams and other methods. Psychiatric and psychological impairments and restrictions will also be explored.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference. Be sure to follow our LinkedIn, Twitter (@onecallcm) and Facebook pages for the latest updates and discussions throughout the week.

Visit the full conference agenda here: https://www.wci360.com/agenda/.

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