The nation’s largest gathering of professionals for the workers’ compensation and safety industries, WCI’s 2017 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference, released today its conference program. The conference takes place August 6 – 9 at the Orlando World Center Marriott and attracts over 8,000 workers’ compensation and safety professionals. The conference’s acclaimed program features over 400 national industry leaders discussing today’s pressing issues in these ever-changing industries.
Orchid’s David Anderson, ATP, vice president of operations, is moderating a session on Opioids and Pain Management in Workers’ Compensation on Tuesday, August 8 from 1:15 – 2:15pm. The session features a panel covering the effects of proper management of opioids on the injured worker, employer and workers’ compensation carrier. The panel includes Silvia Sacalis, BS, PharmD, vice president of clinical services at Healthesystems, Gary Saff, MD, founder of Integrated Pain Solutions and Tammy Martin, BA, CWCL, ODG certified reviewer, and sr. program manager, workers’ compensation at TriNet HR Corp.