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First Quarter Impact 2017 (1/1/17 - 3/31/17)

April 12, 2017

In states large and small, our work continues to be actively used by a diverse group of public officials and stakeholders, resulting in better, more informed decision making. Below is a sample of where our work was used over the last three months.

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Simultaneous Prescribing of Opioids and Benzodiazepines Seen In WCRI Research

March 20, 2017

As reported in the Huffington Post, new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine finds doctors are prescribing a potentially dangerous combination of opioids and benzodiazepines at an increasing rate. Benzodiazepines, such as Xanax and Valium, are prescription tranquilizers used to treat anxiety, muscle spasms, insomnia and seizures.

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2017 WCRI Annual Report + Research Review

March 16, 2017

We would like to share with you a copy of our 2017 WCRI Annual Report + Research Review. Among the report's many features is a list of the impact our research had last year in helping policymakers and other stakeholders make more informed decisions.

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Another Record-Breaking Year for Conference Attendance

March 7, 2017

Thank you to the over 400 people who helped make WCRI’s 33rd Annual Research & Issues Conference such a tremendous success.  

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Full WCRI Conference Agenda Now Online

January 17, 2017

We are less than two months away from our 33rd Annual Issues & Research Conference (March 2-3, 2017) in Boston, Massachusetts. This will be one of our most exciting conferences yet, tackling issues critical to state workers compensation systems today and for years to come. 

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Start Off 2017 Right

January 4, 2017

Happy New Year! The start of a new year is the perfect time to make a resolution. 
Start off 2017 right: resolve to gain new insights and a better understanding of key issues in today's complex environment by attending WCRI's 33rd Annual Issues & Research Conference (March 2-3, 2017) in Boston, MA.

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