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The opioid epidemic – your workforce at risk

November 11, 2016

  Drugs prescribed for pain related to worker injuries can potentially escalate towards addiction, illicit or non-medical use. Drug over-utilization coupled with workers’ compensation claims may lead to increased medical costs, higher risk of surgery, prolonged opioid use, increased days away from work and accidental overdose.

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Dr. Joe Semkiu joined Zurich in December, 2007. As Zurich's United States' Medical Director, his... About this expert