Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013
Dr. Richard A. Victor, executive director of the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) is the video keynote speaker at Business Insurance's 4th Annual Workers Compensation Virtual Conference, which is taking place Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT.
“It is an honor to be joining so many distinguished individuals at such an important forum,” said Dr. Richard Victor, WCRI’s executive director. “I look forward to sharing findings from WCRI’s latest research and mapping out the challenges facing the workers’ compensation system, including rising medical expenses, opioid abuse, and physician-dispensed drugs.”
The free, one-day online event will feature expert panel sessions to provide employers with strategies and advice for controlling costs. Dr. Victor will also participate in a live online chat with audience members following his presentation.
“We are delighted to have Dr. Victor as the keynote speaker for our 4th Annual Workers Compensation Virtual Conference,” says Paul Winston, Associate Publisher and Online General Manager of Business Insurance. “The independent research conducted by WCRI is ideal for providing attendees with insights and data behind the trends and developments occurring in workers’ comp today."
The Cambridge-based WCRI is recognized as a leader in providing objective, credible, and high-quality information about public policy issues involving workers’ compensation systems. For more information, visit: http://www.wcrinet.org/.
WCRI is an independent, not-for-profit research organization based in Cambridge, MA. Organized in late 1983, WCRI does not take positions on the issues it researches; rather, it provides information obtained through studies and data collection efforts, which conform to recognized scientific methods. Objectivity is further ensured through rigorous, unbiased peer review procedures. WCRI’s diverse membership includes employers; insurers; governmental entities; managed care companies; health care providers; insurance regulators; state labor organizations; and state administrative agencies in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.