Five Tips for Effective Workers’ Compensation Claims Management

October 14, 2021Resources

Your employee is injured on the job, now what? Below are five tips for effective claims management: Always investigate after an injury. When one is reported, it is important to get complete documentation of how the employee’s injury occurred. This includes obtaining written witness statements and checking video surveillance if available. Make sure to share … Read More

Building Resiliency for Healthcare Professionals

September 16, 2021Resources, Uncategorized

With the increasing issues surrounding stress and burnout in our healthcare professionals, the Inspirien team has developed a “Building Resiliency for Healthcare Professionals” toolkit. This toolkit is designed to provide guidance to help individuals, leaders, and organizations recognize stress and burnout in their team members and offer actionable steps including prevention planning and intervention if … Read More

Recognizing and Preventing Burnout in Healthcare

September 1, 2021Articles, Resources, Webinars

By Wendy Shurette, Risk Consultant for Inspirien and the Healthcare Workers’ Compensation Fund For over 20 years, I regularly heard from co-workers, “I am so burnt out”, “I need a vacation”, or “TGIF, I’m exhausted”. Healthcare workers are no strangers to burnout. With the onslaught of covid and the extended length of the pandemic, we … Read More

What Have We Been Doing to Protect Our Organization and Our Partners?

July 14, 2021Articles, Resources

When making informed business decisions, no two organizations leverage data the same, and fundamentally, we must protect it at all costs. With the number of breaches increasing worldwide, the importance of cybersecurity is at an all-time high. As an organization that gathers user data, we should be asking ourselves three critical questions about security, regardless … Read More

OSHA Issues FINAL Rule on COVID Healthcare Workplace Safety

June 28, 2021Resources

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a final rule requiring healthcare employers to protect workers against on-the-job COVID-19 infection. The Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) applies only to the healthcare sector. According to OSHA, the goal of the ETS is to protect workers facing the highest COVID-19 hazards—those working in healthcare settings where suspected or … Read More

COVID-19 Update for HWCF Members

February 24, 2021Resources

Thank you for your continued efforts to keep Alabama healthy in the midst of the ongoing pandemic. We appreciate the heroic efforts made by our Fund Members and their employees. The Healthcare Workers’ Compensation Fund (HWCF) remains committed to promptly processing claims, providing timely benefits and quickly responding to your inquiries. We consider it a … Read More

COVID-19 Resources

August 25, 2020Resources

Our mission at Inspirien is to ‘be a remarkable partner for whatever risk lies ahead’ – but we never imagined a time like this.  We’re all working remote, and although things have changed, we’re still just a phone call away from our hospitals.  Yes, our lives for now have changed, but we, like many people … Read More

COVID-19 Documentation Toolkit

May 7, 2020Resources, Uncategorized

Knowing it is imperative that you document the conditions under which you are working due to COVID-19, our Inspirien team has developed a COVID-19 Documentation Toolkit to provide guidance for you to memorialize the initiatives, actions and responses crucial to this unprecedented time. This guidance is provided for you to proactively prepare for the days … Read More

COVID-19 Documentation Language

April 30, 2020Resources

The Inspirien Team has been working collaboratively with the Alabama Hospital Association and other associations, along with expert legal counsel to protect the long term interest of our insureds, as well as all Alabama hospitals and healthcare facilities. Unfortunately, there are those that could be looking to capitalize on this crisis in terms of filing … Read More