HWCF Awards up to $100K in Grant Dollars in 2022

HWCF Awards up to $100K in Grant Dollars in 2022

January 12, 2022Resources, Webinars

The Healthcare Workers’ Compensation Fund (HWCF), managed by Inspirien, is upping the ante in 2022 by awarding up to $100K in Grant Dollars. This is an additional $50K to help decrease the number and severity of workers’ compensation claims while also improving employee and patient safety. Since the grant program’s inception in 2017, HWCF has awarded over … Read More

Benefits of Membership in the Healthcare Worker’s Compensation Fund

Benefits of Membership in the Healthcare Worker’s Compensation Fund

December 8, 2021Webinars

Don’t let your healthcare clients miss the opportunity to earn dividends! It’s that time of year! Renewals are January 1st for Alabama Funds, and HWCF is no exception. In the video below, Jim Trull shares more on the dividends and other benefits of membership. He also goes over the Renewal Process, New Submissions and Rates for … Read More

Five Tips for Effective Workers’ Compensation Claims Management

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

#NAHQ NEXT 2021

#NAHQ NEXT 2021

September 22, 2021Uncategorized

NAHQ’s annual conference, once again offered in a virtual format, provided healthcare leaders an opportunity to learn and strengthen their personal toolbox with competencies, processes and lessons learned from others to build quality across the healthcare spectrum. Acknowledging that “it has been another year of relentless challenges and an abundance of new opportunities for delivering … Read More

Building Resiliency for Healthcare Professionals

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

Market Forces Bring a Hardening Market

Market Forces Bring a Hardening Market

September 8, 2021Interviews

Inspirien sat down with London-based Simon Mills, Broker and Healthcare Practice Lead at Lockton Re, and Paul Sandi, Head of Casualty Reinsurance at Canopius Group, to discuss how a hardening market is impacting reinsurance — and vice versa. Reinsurance, or when an insurance company is itself insured, is a level of protection reserved for high-dollar … Read More

Recognizing and Preventing Burnout in Healthcare

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

Public Health State of Emergency Issued by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey

Public Health State of Emergency Issued by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey

August 13, 2021News

On August 13, 2021 Governor Kay Ivey ordered Alabama under a Public Health State of Emergency with respect to COVID-19 by Proclamation. An initial State of Emergency with respect to COVID-19 was issued on March 13 and amended several times until a termination was issued July 6. Five weeks after the termination, COVID related hospitalizations … Read More

Stephanie Dozier named as Inspirien’s new Assistant VP of Underwriting

Stephanie Dozier named as Inspirien’s new Assistant VP of Underwriting

August 12, 2021Press Release

Inspirien is pleased to welcome Stephanie Dozier to the leadership team, as Assistant Vice President of Underwriting. After a successful 18 years in her previous role as Director of Underwriting for a large medical malpractice carrier, Ms. Dozier is enjoying a new professional chapter.  With Inspirien, she has found a collaborative environment where she feels … Read More