Plugged In: EV Collision Insights Q4 2022
February 15, 20232 MIN READ
In Q4 2022, electric vehicle (EV) repairable claims frequency rose to 1.1% in the U.S. and 2.26% in Canada. Tesla continues to dominate EV market share in both countries with 76.78% in the US and 70.21% in Canada. The Ford Mustang Mach-E moved up to fourth position in U.S. EV frequency, displacing the Tesla Model X. Q4 2022 also saw the first appearance of the Hummer EV in a U.S. collision repair facility (none reported in Canada thus far) as well as the Ford F-150 Lightning EV in a Canadian repair facility following its Q3 2022 debut in U.S. auto body shops.
Navigating Workers’ Comp Pharmacy: Opioids Are Not the Only Challenge When It Comes to Navigating Workers’ Comp Pharmacy
January 18, 20231 MIN READ
Addressing the Complexities of Issues Facing Pharmacy Programs When we think about issues facing pharmacy programs, the first thing that often comes to mind is the opioid epidemic, and wh
Mobile Tech Expo
Mobile Tech Expo is January 26-28, 2023 in Orlando, Florida. The event invites both professional and novices in the detailing and PDR industry to experience world-class seminars from industry leaders, demonstrations, competitions, expo deals from top industry companies, and networking opportunities.
Taking Charge: How EVs are Impacting Auto Insurance and Collision Repair
January 17, 20236 MIN READ
Electric vehicles (EVs) are making the transition from novelty to necessity. As EV adoption continues to grow, auto insurers and collision repairers must prepare for the impact on claims processes and costs.
Claims Automation: Separating Fact From Fiction
January 17, 20237 MIN READ
As an industry, we are just beginning to reconcile initial expectations with the current state of claims automation. So what better time to evaluate our progress and the road ahead?
Ask The Pharmacist: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP)
January 13, 20233 MIN READ
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) are electronic databases designed to track and monitor controlled substance dispensing. These databases are run at the state level, and the main intent of such programs is to screen for suspected drug diversion (i.e., using drugs for illegal purposes such as selling prescribed medications for profit) and abuse.
If Over-the-Counter Meds Are Prolonging Pain, What Does This Mean for Workers’ Comp?
January 10, 20231 MIN READ
Is it time to change our relationship to NSAIDs, like Advil? What are the alternatives?
Ask The Pharmacist: Anti-Seizure Medications for Pain Management in Workers’ Compensation
December 21, 20223 MIN READ
How are seizure drugs used for pain management in workers' comp? Opioids are often prescribed for moderate-to-severe pain, and while opioids can be highly effective medic