MINES and Associates Certified as Healthy Business Leader

“The message and engagement from the top is key. It’s helped us to make wellness a standing agenda item during our all-staff meetings so all employees can hear what’s going well and what the committee needs help with.”

MINES has been recognized as a Health Links Certified Healthy Business Partner due to their holistic approach to creating a culture of health and safety in the workplace.

Health Links TM, a nonprofit initiative at the University of Colorado School of Public Health, recognizes businesses around the state for their excellence in workplace health and safety. Health Links assesses businesses via an online assessment tool that benchmarks their health and safety efforts. Health Links also provide businesses with expert advising by a local Lead Advisor and connects them with community resources to help them bring health to work. As a Certified Healthy Business Leader, MINES has been recognized for holding manager and supervisors accountable for supporting health and safety, integrating health and safety efforts, actively preventing workplace injuries, and extending health and safety services to employee spouses, domestic partners, dependents, and the greater community.

MINES & Associates promotes health and well-being to our clients through the services we offer as well as through community efforts. It only makes sense to promote those same ideals internally to our staff and to try and create a place that’s healthy and safe to work in. We think about wellness holistically whether it be psychological, physical, financial, etc. All of the factors of a person’s health are important to us. We have a very tight-knit group and we also have strong support from our CEO. He regularly checks in with staff members about their individual health and safety goals and he takes pride in keeping our workplace safe. We haven’t had a worker’s comp claim in over 14 years, and only 2 in the 35 years we have been in business! Ultimately, healthy employees are happier employees.

“The message and engagement from the top is key. It’s helped us to make wellness a standing agenda item during our all-staff meetings so all employees can hear what’s going well and what the committee needs help with. As we are a smaller employee group, the above strategies are helpful. If we were a larger employee group we would recommend tying wellness goals to actual measurable health outcomes while paying close attention to the behavioral economics of participation.” – The MINES Wellness Committee

To learn more about what MINES is doing for worksite wellness, read the interview conducted by Health Links here: https://www.healthlinkscertified.org/healthy-business/case-studies/mines-associates

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Health Links™ is a nonprofit initiative from the Center for Health, Work and Environment within the Colorado School of Public Health. Health Links™ is made possible through a start-up grant from Pinnacol Assurance and funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Hollis Family Trust. For more information, visit http://www.healthlinkscertified.org or contact Michelle Haan, at Michelle.Haan(at)healthlinkscertified(dot)org

MINES and Associates is a national business psychology firm based in Littleton Colorado. Through robust Employee Assistance Programs centered around delivering high-quality counseling services for employees and their families, industry leading Organizational Development tools, and responsive Critical Incident Support services for when our clients need us most, MINES has been at the forefront of improving employee health and wellbeing for over 36 years.

For more information on MINES, visit http://www.minesandassociates.com or call us at 1-800-873-7138 or email at info(at)minesandassociates(dot)com

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How to Leave the Best Legacy Behind

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People can create a document or message with an emotional and rational appeal to their children about why the legacy is important to them.

Everyone only lives once and knows that, both old and young, male and female. And while all people hope to die when they are old and ready, it is safer and wiser to prepare for all eventualities. Several people procrastinate when it comes to any matter that addresses life after they have kicked the bucket. However, facing the reality of death is a strong motivator for living the most meaningful and fulfilling life possible. The question then is how does a person live a legacy that will remain long after they are gone?

The irony is that people leave their legacy by how they live. Whatever impact people want their death to make will be determined by the influence of their life and one of the best ways to influence is to give. Charity remains the best way to leave a legacy behind. It can become a heritage that a person’s life contributed something meaningful to those who needed it the most.

Plan
A legacy isn’t something that can be built subconsciously. A person has to actively plan it before it can stand a chance. To begin with, when a person plans to leave a legacy especially through charity, their finances can’t be a mess. Those who leave legacies behind adequately plan their wills and testaments. They also select their power of attorney, their living will and other essentials. No one can leave a legacy behind when their own family is a mess.

Heritage
There isn’t much to a legacy when it isn’t sustainable. Through an ethical will, a person can create a heritage for posterity to follow. Thus, a legacy will continue long after a person is gone. People can create a document or message with an emotional and rational appeal to their children about why the legacy is important to them. http://www.mysecretlegacy.com can help a person rationally communicate to their children about why their legacy is important to them.

A person’s life story
If a person is doing well, all should know about that person. A person can create a document to summarize their life. This will be a way for families to know, through that person’s own perspective, and can serve as memorabilia that they will remember the person by. Moreover, life stories told by the owner of the life are ingenuous resources for obituaries.

Make donations
This is the real deal. While a legacy can be entirely domestic among a person’s family and familiar faces, they can extend their reach to the external community through donations to charities and other organizations. A person can do so with their name in the memory of someone, or anonymously. Such donations are a strong way to emphasize the quality of that person’s life rather than his/her death.

The bucket list
This is the one way people won’t just wish himself/ herself a legacy but actually have one. It is a constant reminder of what they want their life to be about. What a person wants to be known and remembered for and who he/her wants to be. Since people only live once, endeavor to not just fill their bucket list but to also live it.

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ImageX Receives Another Stellar Clutch Review for Exceptional Delivery

4.9/5 Star Rating on Clutch for Top Drupal Development Agency

4.9/5 Star Rating on Clutch for Top Drupal Development Agency

We had an email from one of our clients that was a big thank you letter for introducing them to ImageX. They were extremely happy with the interaction, expertise, and responsiveness of with ImageX.

ImageX is pleased to share our latest 5/5 review on Clutch from RESolutionTECH. This project for RESolutionTECH involved providing a team of designers and developers that worked directly with end-customers.

“Our experience with ImageX has been nothing but positive. We had an email from one of our clients that was a big thank you letter for introducing them to ImageX. They were extremely happy with the interaction, expertise, and responsiveness of with ImageX,” says Tom Kezis, Sr. Account Manager, RESolutionTECH.

„This review, and the feedback we’ve received from Tom really speaks to our sterling delivery team; their expertise and commitment to excellence,” says Brent Wilker, Vice President, Business Development of ImageX.

“The thing that stands out to me the most is their responsiveness, expertise, and their willingness to share it with us. No other partner has gone to that level in terms of sharing their knowledge,” concludes Tom.

About ImageX
ImageX has been a Drupal-exclusive web agency since 2006 and has delivered more than 250 Drupal sites to some of the world’s most prestigious brands, including Apple, Samsung, Adidas, Disney, Adobe, The Discovery Channel, Arizona State University, and Stanford University. To learn more, please visit http://www.imagexmedia.com.

Read the full review from RESolutions TECH:
https://clutch.co/web-developers/review/drupal-development-academic-fundraising-startup

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About RESolutionsTECH
RESolutionsTECH is a consulting firm specializing in Raiser’s Edge. It’s one of the more popular fundraising databases that many colleges, universities, and not-for-profits are using.

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A B2B research firm in the heart of downtown Washington, DC, Clutch connects you with the agencies and software solutions that can help you enhance your business and meet your goals. Our methodology maps agencies and software solutions based on consumer reviews, the type of services offered, and quality of work.

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New Study Shows Effectiveness of Worksite Prevention Programs in Tackling Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse

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Compared to before the training, participants reported more motivation to avoid Rx and greater ability to identify healthy alternatives for dealing with pain or stress.

OWLS (Organizational Wellness and Learning Systems), a science-based consulting and training service in the area of Integral Organizational Wellness™, today announced new findings of a research study that demonstrated the effectiveness of a training for reducing risks for prescription drug (Rx) misuse. Company employees participating in the “Empowered Health Consciousness” training program reported that it improved their knowledge about Rx misuse and increased their confidence about using safe alternatives. The training is based on two OWLS programs that were cited in the 2016 Surgeon General’s report, “Facing Addiction in America,” as the only ones that met their criteria for effectiveness for workplace prevention.

These new findings support an early intervention approach in addressing the problem before it escalates. To date, most workplace focus has been on drug screening and treatment, by which time the pattern of abuse and its negative effects have been become deeply entrenched.

It’s become increasingly commonplace for employees to use prescription medication outside of intended use to improve job performance, overcome lack of sleep, or to alleviate pain. The resulting misuse has implications for employee health, absenteeism, productivity and safety. In late 2016, two national surveys indicated the need for more Rx abuse prevention in workplaces. Although 70% of employers are negatively impacted by Rx abuse, less than 25% educate workers on prevention (How the Prescription Drug Crisis is Impacting American Employers). Thirty percent do not provide access to alternative treatments (Mental Health and Substance Abuse Benefits: 2016 Survey Results, International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans).

“The study comes on the heels of the Surgeon General’s landmark report that recognized the effectiveness of our wellness-based approach to workplace prevention and its focus on healthy alternatives through easy-to-use and access ‘Lunch & Learn’ training sessions,” said OWLS CEO and founder Dr. Joel Bennett. “Compared to before the training, participants reported more motivation to avoid Rx and greater ability to identify healthy alternatives for dealing with pain or stress. These are a necessary first step in helping people make better choices and improving their well-being while also bringing much needed relief to an increasingly critical employer pain point.”

Findings suggests that a prevention-focused training program can de-stigmatize substance abuse prevention (and treatment), lowering barriers for employees needing support and direction. The study recommended that companies leverage their existing EAP and/or well-being initiatives as delivery channels for integrating an evidence-based approach to prescription drug education and prevention.

The study was lead by Dr. Bennett and Dr. Gale Lucas, a Senior Research Associate in the Institute for Creative Technologies with the University of Southern California. For more on the program and the study, visit http://organizationalwellness.com/workplace-prevention-prescription-drug-misuse-learning-psycho-educational-program

About OWLS

OWLS’ purpose is to help businesses understand, improve, and maintain the positive feedback system between worker health and total organizational health. Their work is based on scientific research and is customized to meet each business’s unique set of needs, risks, and current level of wellness. OWLS uses a variety of tools to help, including employee surveys, culture audits, workshops, coaching at all levels (worker to executive), team retreats, design of assessment or performance appraisal systems, and policy development. OWLS’ clients have included both corporate and small businesses, as well as organizations in federal and local governments, military, hotel/restaurant, healthcare, construction, Native American organizations, police and 9-1-1, professional organizations, and higher education. For more, visit http://www.organizationalwellness.com.

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Author Rachel Jamerson’s Newly Released “Learning to Use Your SPIRITUAL COMPASS To Navigate Life Issues” Guides Readers to Use the Bible as a Map to Life.

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“Learning to Use Your SPIRITUAL COMPASS To Navigate Life Issues”: a guide to using the Bible to navigate life. “Learning to Use Your SPIRITUAL COMPASS To Navigate Life Issues” is the creation of published author, Rachel Jamerson, writer of 25 years, Crisis Counselor for various nonprofits, former Chairman of the Board of Directors for CONTACT USA, and former member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Rachel studied accounting at Guilford Technical College in Jamestown, NC and Patrick Henry College in Martinsville, Va. Rachel was also trained in Inductive Bible Study at Precepts International in Tennessee. She received crisis intervention training from her local CONTACT USA chapter as well as the American Association of Christian Counselors. Her writing is inspired by personal experiences, especially those things that touch her heart. She loves Southern Gospel music and likes to sew. She is a widow with three grown daughters and eight grandchildren.

“How many times have you found yourself trudging through a dismal muddy swamp because you asked the wrong person for directions? Does your search for answers only lead to more questions? The thousands of decisions we make each day, have a permanent effect on our lives. With so much at stake, how do we make the right choices?” –Rachel Jamerson

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Rachel Jamerson’s new book encourages readers to study the scriptures and to use their Bible as a map.

When a pebble is dropped into a pond, a ripple spreads across the entire surface of the water. Once the pebble gives life to the wave, it will touch every molecule of water, until it is reflected or deflected in on itself. It will then continue to reverberate throughout all that it touches. The same is true in all aspects of life. Decisions set into motion reactions that will continue to impact everyone affected by those decisions.

Once a decision is made, it must be allowed to run its course. Whether good or bad, the consequences are unavoidable. “Spiritual Compass” takes the reader on a simple walk through the scriptures and offers insights derived from the personal journey of others. The ability to skillfully use God’s word when navigating difficult issues is vital to making sound decisions. It is the author’s hope that the reader will become skilled in the use of the only reliable map available for life’s journey.

View a synopsis of “Learning to Use Your SPIRITUAL COMPASS To Navigate Life Issues” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase“Learning to Use Your SPIRITUAL COMPASS To Navigate Life Issues” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Learning to Use Your SPIRITUAL COMPASS To Navigate Life Issues”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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Pain and Spine Clinics Now Offering Effective PTSD Treatment with Stellate Ganglion Blocks

PTSD Specialist in Phoenix

PTSD Specialist in Phoenix (480) 565-PAIN

Stellate ganglion blocks are a safe, effective otupatient procedure for those suffering from PTSD!

Pain and Spine Clinics is now offering effective PTSD treatment with stellate ganglion blocks. The outpatient procedure has been shown to be extremely effective for relieving the symptoms of PTSD for an extended period of time. Call (480) 565-7246 for more information and scheduling.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a devastating condition that affects up to 30% of US veterans over time. Combat-related PTSD may affect veterans in all aspects of life. Treatments to date have consisted of both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy.

Stellate ganglion block is a procedure that has worked extremely well for patients suffering with CRPS and facial pain. Most recently, the procedure has shown amazing results for alleviating the symptoms of PTSD. In addition, the procedure has been shown to be safe and well tolerated.

The provider at Pain and Spine Clinics is Dr. Ramin Abbasian, who is Double Board Certified and Fellowship Trained. He is an expert in minimally invasive, nonsurgical procedures. The stellate block is safe and has helped the vast majority of PTSD victims treated to be able to function better and reduce the amount of medications needed.

Along with PTSD, Dr. Abbasian also treats patients with shingles pain, RSD, and phantom limb pain as well with stellate ganglion blocks. Most insurance is accepted at the practice, which is located at 16620 N 40th Street in North Phoenix.

Appointments are readily available with the pain management doctors in Phoenix, with the practice offering over twenty five treatment options to patients including both medication and interventional procedures. Call (480) 565-7246 to find out more and schedule for treatment.

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Pain and Spine Clinics Now Offering Effective PTSD Treatment with Stellate Ganglion Blocks

PTSD Specialist in Phoenix

PTSD Specialist in Phoenix (480) 565-PAIN

Stellate ganglion blocks are a safe, effective otupatient procedure for those suffering from PTSD!

Pain and Spine Clinics is now offering effective PTSD treatment with stellate ganglion blocks. The outpatient procedure has been shown to be extremely effective for relieving the symptoms of PTSD for an extended period of time. Call (480) 565-7246 for more information and scheduling.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a devastating condition that affects up to 30% of US veterans over time. Combat-related PTSD may affect veterans in all aspects of life. Treatments to date have consisted of both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy.

Stellate ganglion block is a procedure that has worked extremely well for patients suffering with CRPS and facial pain. Most recently, the procedure has shown amazing results for alleviating the symptoms of PTSD. In addition, the procedure has been shown to be safe and well tolerated.

The provider at Pain and Spine Clinics is Dr. Ramin Abbasian, who is Double Board Certified and Fellowship Trained. He is an expert in minimally invasive, nonsurgical procedures. The stellate block is safe and has helped the vast majority of PTSD victims treated to be able to function better and reduce the amount of medications needed.

Along with PTSD, Dr. Abbasian also treats patients with shingles pain, RSD, and phantom limb pain as well with stellate ganglion blocks. Most insurance is accepted at the practice, which is located at 16620 N 40th Street in North Phoenix.

Appointments are readily available with the pain management doctors in Phoenix, with the practice offering over twenty five treatment options to patients including both medication and interventional procedures. Call (480) 565-7246 to find out more and schedule for treatment.

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Padraig Canavan joins Lithe IT as Chairman

Padraig Canavan joins Lithe IT

„This is an exciting time for Lithe IT in it’s growth and I believe our innovative approach is breaking new ground in this industry”.

Padraig is regarded by the sector as a visionary in the Business Process Management (BPM) market and brings a wealth of experience to Lithe IT at a time of exciting growth for the provider of Smart Process Applications based in Glasgow.

Anthony Murphy, CEO of Lithe IT comments: “We are thrilled to have Padraig join Lithe IT. His pioneering experience and knowledge of the industry in which we operate, as well as his drive and passion means he is the ideal person for the role of Chairperson.”

Padraig who started Singularity, the Derry based BPM platform company, in 1994 and sold it for $48.1m to Kofax in December 2011 is excited with the challenge: “BPM technology has the capacity to deliver both great qualitative and quantitative improvements to companies that implement it astutely and to deliver tangible benefit to their customers. In Lithe IT, I see a company uniquely capable of such implementations and who bring a hunger and a drive in being the best in class. This, and their innovation in delivering value quickly and continually is hugely impressive and I am looking forward to working closely with the team to build on the success they have enjoyed to date.”

Lithe IT have a sizeable team based in Glasgow, Derry, London and New York with plans underway to further expand its operations in all locations and most especially in its core North American market. Lithe IT’s OneVolve range of Smart Process Applications which complements the industry leading Kofax TotalAgility™ platform are targeted at improving businesses’ effectiveness and efficiency saving both time and money. Lithe IT work primarily in the Business Process Outsourcing, Financial Services and Insurance industries with a global customer base.

Padraig adds: “This is an exciting time for Lithe IT in its growth and I believe our innovative approach to delivering Smart Process Applications through OneVolve, particularly in extending these transactions directly to the end user means we are breaking new ground in this industry.”

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Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Industry 2022 Forecast, Scope, Analysis and Trends

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1.1 Product Overview and Scope of D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors
1.2 D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Segment by Type (Product Category)
1.2.1 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Production and CAGR (%) Comparison by Type (Product Category) (2012-2022)
1.2.2 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Production Market Share by Type (Product Category) in 2016
1.2.3 Type I
1.2.4 Type II
1.2.4 Type II
1.2.4 Type II
1.3 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Segment by Application
1.3.1 D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Consumption (Sales) Comparison by Application (2012-2022)
1.3.2 Application 1
1.3.3 Application 2
1.4 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Market by Region (2012-2022)
1.4.1 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Market Size (Value) and CAGR (%) Comparison by Region (2012-2022)
1.4.2 United States Status and Prospect (2012-2022)
1.4.3 EU Status and Prospect (2012-2022)
1.4.4 China Status and Prospect (2012-2022)
1.4.5 Japan Status and Prospect (2012-2022)
1.4.6 South Korea Status and Prospect (2012-2022)
1.4.7 Taiwan Status and Prospect (2012-2022)
1.5 Global Market Size (Value) of D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors (2012-2022)
1.5.1 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Revenue Status and Outlook (2012-2022)
1.5.2 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Capacity, Production Status and Outlook (2012-2022)

Chapter Two: Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Market Competition by Manufacturers
2.1 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Capacity, Production and Share by Manufacturers (2012-2017)
2.1.1 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Capacity and Share by Manufacturers (2012-2017)
2.1.2 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Production and Share by Manufacturers (2012-2017)
2.2 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Revenue and Share by Manufacturers (2012-2017)
2.3 Global D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Average Price by Manufacturers (2012-2017)
2.4 Manufacturers D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Manufacturing Base Distribution, Sales Area and Product Type
2.5 D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Market Competitive Situation and Trends
2.5.1 D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Market Concentration Rate
2.5.2 D Cell Series of Ultracapacitors Market Share of Top 3 and Top 5 Manufacturers
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DORN Study Shows Its Pain Management Solutions Saved Clients Over $3 Million in 2016

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We were pleased with the positive impact our programs had on the psychological and secondary effects of chronic pain, particularly on improved morale, better quality sleep and reduced reliance on prescription medication.

DORN Companies (DORN), providers of worksite pain management programs, today announced the results of its 2016 Survey on the Efficacy of Worksite Pain Management, based on approximately 3,000 employees who participated in the company’s onsite treatment and education programs. The survey revealed that DORN’s evidence-based programs saved employers over $3 million by reducing health and worker’s compensation claims, while delivering demonstrable productivity gains from a workforce less burdened by chronic pain and discomfort. Other key findings were as follows:

  • Participants averaged a 55% level reduction in musculoskeletal pain, with a 49% reduction in pain frequency.
  • Employees reported a 50% increase in productivity while 59% reported missing fewer days due to muscular pain and discomfort.
  • 62% would have seen a healthcare professional were it not for the DORN Program, reducing costs for workers’ comp and healthcare.
  • 42% of all participants reported reducing or eliminating medication usage.
  • 99% of all employees reported an improvement in overall morale and a more positive view of their organization; 99% indicated that they were willing to utilize other company programs such as EAPs and wellness programs.
  • 33% of those surveyed have experienced improved sleeping patterns while 80% have begun to exercise and develop healthier habits.

DORN’s onsite pain management, education and monitoring programs are designed to prevent or reduce pain from musculoskeletal injuries, resulting in decreased workers’ compensation and healthcare claims and costs, minimized medication usage, significant increases in productivity and reduced OSHA recordables. DORN solutions include PainRelief™ Therapy, StretchRevitalization™, and educational resources on proper body mechanics and techniques for lifting, pushing, pulling and other manual job-related tasks. The programs are supported by the use of technology to reinforce training and teaching, providing employees with the tools, direction and knowledge to lead more pain-free, fulfilling and productive lives.

“While many intuitively understand the connection between reduced pain and a more prepared, focused workforce, these results make the all-important business case for the bottom line benefits these programs deliver,” said Kevin Lombardo, DORN’s President and CEO. “The responses also validate our Total Worker Health philosophy, where we work with both Human Resources and Risk Management in bringing a holistic approach to the factors that contribute to employee wellbeing. We were also pleased with the positive impact our programs had on the psychological and secondary effects of chronic pain, particularly on improved morale, better quality sleep and reduced reliance on prescription medication, which has significant implications in the battle against the growing opioid epidemic.”

DORN’s new white paper on the “Psychological Effects of Chronic Pain” discusses the “secondary” effects of chronic musculoskeletal pain: anxiety, depression, unclear thinking and/or memory loss. These secondary effects can affect everything from sleep to diet to exercise, which can also result in the abuse of opioids and prescription drugs to alleviate pain, improve sleep, or improve performance.

“More organizations are starting to see the full spectrum of benefits these programs bring,” said Lombardo. “This is underscored by DORN’s 80% growth rate in 2016, and two of our customers who received awards for the program’s contribution to public risk management and workplace safety.”

DORN’s white paper on the “Psychological Effects of Chronic Pain” can be accessed here.

About DORN

DORN was founded in 1998 to help employers save money on workers’ compensation claims and reduce OSHA recordables. DORN provides highly skilled Specialists to work on site and treat employees with musculoskeletal issues. In the mid 2000s, the company’s business model grew to include an early intervention/prevention approach.

Due to the success of the therapy and a shift of focus to early prevention and intervention, the DORN programs have organically expanded into proactive wellness benefits. Today aligned with a Total Worker Health philosophy, DORN treats employees with pain and discomfort before they develop an injury while educating them on proper techniques to avoid pain and discomfort altogether. Delivering quality care, technology solutions, education, monitoring and impactful outcomes for employees translates to measurable bottom line results for employers. Over the course of the last 17 years, DORN has treated over 30,000 employees saving organizations in excess of $50 million in workers’ comp and healthcare costs through a third party validated ROI in excess of 500% annually.

DORN’s mission is to create, implement and manage healthcare solutions that empower individuals and organizations to improve and sustain optimal health, well-being and quality of life. For more, visit http://dorncompanies.com/

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