Peter Rousmaniere is widely known throughout the workers’ compensation industry, both for his writing and consulting experience. Based in the picture perfect New England town of Woodstock, VT, he is a regular on the conference circuit, and is deeply in tune with trends and developments within the industry. His passion is writing and presenting on issues largely related to immigration, and he maintains a blog on the subject at www.workingimmigrants.com.
A journalist participates in some peculiar conversations and must learn how to be jilted and keep a sense of humor. A phone call this summer stands out for how the other person on the line went about ... Read More
Harvey brought 50 inches of rain and a thick dossier of irony to the workers’ compensation system in Texas. This natural disaster, like others have in the past, will challenge an economic safety ... Read More
The following is the second piece in a two-part series written by industry expert Peter Rousmaniere on Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBMs). Part one is available here.
The conventional method of ... Read More
The following is the first piece in a two-part series written by industry expert Peter Rousmaniere on Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBMs). Part two is now available here.
There is growing evidence that ... Read More
Where are work injuries heading, in number, economic sector, type of job and worker? We can find answers through estimates, some no better than guesses. Yet, the next five-plus years certainly ... Read More
About 900,000 work injuries involving at least one day of lost time will occur this year. How might that be lowered within a five year planning horizon to, say 810,000, which would be consistent with ... Read More
Workers’ compensation insurers are enjoying profitable and stable years. People who run and advise them tell me that computer analytics, relatively new to underwriting, has been a gift that will ... Read More
Dancing with Peter Rousmaniere It was now many years ago, long before the “Cluttered Desk” blog came into existence. In fact, at the time, blogging had not really taken off; the medium itself was in its infancy on the still ...