Navigation Links
Behavioral Risk in the Workplace: Behavioral Risk Management Continues to be an Important Best Practice Area for Employers
Date:6/24/2008

SAN DIEGO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Behavioral Risk Management is an important best practice area for employers. This is the strong message from a survey conducted by the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) that examined employer strategies and effectiveness in Behavioral Risk Management.

Additionally, survey results show that Behavioral Risk Management may be moving beyond an emerging focus area to one that is showing signs of being ingrained in how employers think. Given the changes that have occurred in the last two years, practical applications in the field of behavioral risk are set to be supported and propelled by scientific research and technological advances.

Marcia Carruthers, CPDM, CEO and President of DMEC, says, "These results are very encouraging and DMEC is proud to be the thought leader in this area. Given the momentum generated by all three key stakeholders, I am confident that this best practice area will prove to be a breakthrough in claims, performance and productivity advancement in the coming years."

Employers report an increase in their usage (since 2006) of the following best practice areas:

-- Application of depression screenings increased significantly to 35% of respondents;

-- Use of a mental health professional (MHP) for disciplinary programs;

-- Use of Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) on disability management committees.

Behavioral Risk Management is a term that was coined by DMEC in 2006 to describe a process by which employers could effectively assess, prevent and control losses within their organizations caused by behavioral, psychosocial, or mental health issues. The survey was conducted in cooperation with Partnership for Workplace Mental Health, a program of the American Psychiatric Foundation.

The full report can be downloaded from the DMEC website at http://www.dmec.org.

About DMEC

The Disabili
'/>"/>

SOURCE Disability Management Employer Coalition
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Integrated Behavioral Health Optimizes Claims Processing With BlueThreads SmartDesk, K2 Workflow and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server
2. Adding Light Eases Behavioral Problems of Dementia
3. Future of Behavioral Health Care for New Mexicos Youth Subject of Expert Panel Sponsored by ValueOptions(R)
4. £1.2M trial to test effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy
5. New NAPHS Annual Survey Tracks Behavioral Treatment Trends
6. Veteran Behavioral Health Services Executive to Lead Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania
7. Netsmart Technologies Introduces the Netsmart Connect(TM) Suite of Solutions for Behavioral and Public Healthcare
8. Los Angeles Jewish Home Unveils Auerbach Behavioral Health Center Filling Community Void for Adults Over 55
9. ValueOptions(R) New Mexico Provides $10.3 Million for Community Behavioral Health Care Organizations
10. MassMutuals Center for Behavioral Research(SM) Releases White Paper on Best Practices in Education Campaigns
11. IHPM and HealthMedia Announce Industrys First Behavioral Health Workplace Center for Employers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/25/2014)... TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The ... Family Fun Fest on Sunday, July 27 at Discovery ... franchises include Memorial, Copperfield, Katy, Pearland, Friendswood, Spring, The ... in The Heights. , “We’re thrilled to be ... year,” said Heather Belcher who owns the Sugarland-Missouri City ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A new study ... revealed that 39 percent of all children in the survey ... , The survey looked at 2,505 children during the years of ... four years of age. The final result was that about ... care. Many of these children were from lower-income families and were ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly ... a simple test that measures how fast people walk ... positive for pre-dementia were twice as likely as others ... by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine ... , was published online on July 16, 2014 in ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... News) -- Shift workers, especially men, may be at higher ... such schedules, a new study suggests. Also at special ... schedule, with shifts moving around at various times of the ... one expert, Dr. Alan Manevitz, a clinical psychiatrist at Lenox ... known that working shifts disrupts many key body chemicals, creating ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... (ASA) today announced the launch of its ASA ... initiative designed to improve the patient experience before, ... leading health care organizations from across the country ... for the first time at the ASA,s PSH ... , The PSH collaborative participants will create a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Little Gym of Houston to Attend Houston Family Magazine’s Family Fun Fest 2014 2Health News:North York Dental Provides Services to Toronto Children in Light of Growing Demand 2Health News:North York Dental Provides Services to Toronto Children in Light of Growing Demand 3Health News:Slow walking speed and memory complaints can predict dementia 2Health News:Slow walking speed and memory complaints can predict dementia 3Health News:Slow walking speed and memory complaints can predict dementia 4Health News:Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes 2Health News:Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes 3Health News:ASA launches national Perioperative Surgical Home learning collaborative 2Health News:ASA launches national Perioperative Surgical Home learning collaborative 3
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay ... may be creeping into the U.S. blood supply and ... researchers report. , Babesiosis is a parasitic infection that ... blood transfusion. Symptoms range from mild flu-like symptoms to ...
... University,s Mailman School of Public Health heightens concerns over ... of ubiquitous chemicals known as phthalates. Phthalates are a ... endocrine system, and are widely used in consumer products ... shampoos. Recent studies of school-age children have provided ...
... PAUL, Minn. Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures may go undiagnosed for much ... study published in the September 6, 2011, print issue of ... of Neurology. This type of seizure is different from seizures ... origin. "People with psychogenic seizures are often diagnosed with ...
... in a study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry ... serotonin (a brain chemical related to mood), may serve as ... stress disorder (PTSD) following a trauma. "One of ... at risk for developing the disorder following a trauma, while ...
... Reporter , MONDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Growing ... vaccines, which could indicate that resistance to children,s inoculations ... getting better, but we still have a fair way ... immunization services division at the National Center for Immunization ...
... , MONDAY, Sept. 5 (HealthDay News) - Rudeness ... the workplace, a new study shows. Researchers from Baylor ... that stress home with them, which can have negative effects ... jobs. The researchers explained that when employees go home ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Tick-borne Illness May Lurk in Blood Supply 2Health News:Tick-borne Illness May Lurk in Blood Supply 3Health News:Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to decreased mental and motor development 2Health News:Non-epileptic seizures may be misdiagnosed longer in veterans 2Health News:The search for predictors of risk for PTSD 2Health News:More U.S. 'Tweens' Getting Recommended Vaccines 2Health News:More U.S. 'Tweens' Getting Recommended Vaccines 3Health News:Boorish Co-Workers Can Damage Your Home Life 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... 2014  Parnell Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd announces the ... added to Parnell,s already extensive pipeline through a ... biotechnology company. The compounds now known as PAR ... bone regeneration and dermal regeneration, respectively. Parnell has ... the veterinary market with the potential to also ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... MARSEILLE , Frankreich, July ... , Weltweite Exklusivlizenz der Universität ... Entwicklung von Tests auf SF3B1-Mutationen, einschließlich von ... Neuer Test weist Mutationen des SF3B1-Gens nach, ... einen günstigen Krankheitsverlauf vermuten lassen  ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 2014  Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX ), ... today reported financial results for the first fiscal quarter ... , Revenues of $47.5 million, up 10% over ... $0.21, up 50% over last year,s comparable quarter. ... $7.2 million, up 20% over last year,s comparable quarter. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Parnell Acquires License for Intellectual Property and Rights to Develop Compounds for Bone and Dermal Regeneration 2Parnell Acquires License for Intellectual Property and Rights to Develop Compounds for Bone and Dermal Regeneration 3Parnell Acquires License for Intellectual Property and Rights to Develop Compounds for Bone and Dermal Regeneration 4QIAGEN erweitert Pipeline für die personalisierte Medizin um vielversprechende genomische Biomarker zur Prognosebestimmung bei Blutkrebsbehandlungen 2QIAGEN erweitert Pipeline für die personalisierte Medizin um vielversprechende genomische Biomarker zur Prognosebestimmung bei Blutkrebsbehandlungen 3QIAGEN erweitert Pipeline für die personalisierte Medizin um vielversprechende genomische Biomarker zur Prognosebestimmung bei Blutkrebsbehandlungen 4QIAGEN erweitert Pipeline für die personalisierte Medizin um vielversprechende genomische Biomarker zur Prognosebestimmung bei Blutkrebsbehandlungen 5Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 2Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 3Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 4Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 5Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 6Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 7Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 8Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 9Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 10Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 11
... Minn., Oct. 7 Prime Therapeutics (Prime) announces that it ... of Care. Wickersham will manage Prime,s Clinical and ... medical and pharmacy. In this role, he will be responsible ... breakthrough results for Prime and its clients. "Keeping ...
... MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 7 Nonin Medical, Inc., a ... today the release of its second-generation wrist-worn pulse ... PureSAT® SpO2 technology, the WristOx2, Model 3150 is ... proven accuracy in the widest range of clinical ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Prime Therapeutics Hires Peter Wickersham, Senior Vice President Cost of Care 2Nonin Medical Announces Its Second-Generation Wrist-Worn Device for European Distribution: Delivering Reliability in the Widest Range of Patient Populations and Clinical Settings 2
... Diagnostic Workstation Software offers a complete ... digitally stores many different diagnostic tests ... open-architecture products in mind, our software ... (using ActiveX controls), networking, central database ...
... is engineered to set a new standard ... is enter the patient demographics, select auto ... Windows based system uses the latest in ... versatility of the IQmark Holter algorithm. Simple, ...
... remarkable skin Transformation in less than an hour ... peels or other superficial procedures, the Obagi Blue ... yours. Based on your patients' particular skin needs, ... Acid (TCA) peels and number of coats applied. ...
... Smoothie is deliciously refreshing scrub ... the use of a gentle ... exfoliate the skin to restore ... irritation. This light chemical peel ...
Medicine Products: