Welcome to "Accidentally"

"Accidentally" is a monthly podcast offered by the IAIABC. "Accidentally" shares insights, ideas, and information on workers' compensation issues. These podcasts discuss industry innovations, ask compelling questions, and look forward to the future of workers' compensation. 

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NextGen: Human Impact, Transformation... and Chickens

Beyond position, experience, and education, the eight recipients of 2019 IAIABC NextGen Awards share at least one common thread: a deep respect for the human impact of a work injury. Jennifer Wolf discusses each of the NextGen recipients, and other common threads... up to and including chickens.

December 2019
by Jennifer Wolf, IAIABC Executive Director

Power of Service

The impact we have on the world can be seen through our service to it. In workers’ compensation, the human element to workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities can often get lost – but it shouldn’t. Jennifer Wolf shares her thoughts on service and how we in the industry, and even we as humans, can make our impact felt.

November 2019
by Jennifer Wolf, IAIABC Executive Director

Jennifer's Reading List

With conference season hitting its autumn peak, IAIABC executive director Jennifer Wolf shares her reading list, perfect for all that travel time. (Or just sitting outside enjoying the cooler weather and pumpkin spice everything.) With a mix of topics related to work, business, culture, and nature, Jennifer's list is unique, fun, and inspirational. What's on your list? Tweet about it using #IAReads!

September 2019
by Jennifer Wolf, IAIABC Executive Director


Take a look at Jennifer's Reading List including links to the books

Measures of Success

Measuring the success of workers' compensation policy is no easy task. Looking at the different industry stakeholder groups, Jennifer Wolf shares her thoughts on metrics that can help define success and foster stability and strength within workers' compensation.

July 2019
by Jennifer Wolf, IAIABC Executive Director


Diversity and Inclusion: Not Just Buzz Words

Diversity and inclusion are not just today's management buzz words - we all need to understand their value and work to foster more diverse and inclusive workplaces. IAIABC executive director Jennifer Wolf shares ideas and insights into how the workers' compensation industry can do better during her May 2019 "Accidentally" podcast.

May 2019
by Jennifer Wolf, IAIABC Executive Director


What Makes You a Workers' Comp Superhero?

The IAIABC is headed to San Diego, the home of Comic-Con, for our upcoming event: The IAIABC Forum presents CompCon. Inspired by superheroes, Jennifer Wolf Horejsh shares her thoughts on what superpowers the workers' compensation industry needs more of.

February 2019
by Jennifer Wolf, IAIABC Executive Director


Medical Fee Schedules

In her first "Accidentally" Podcast of 2019, Jennifer Wolf takes on medical fee schedules. What do we need to know about them? How could they be improved? What is coming in the future?

January 2019
by Jennifer Wolf, IAIABC Executive Director

"Accidentally" Archive

On the Horizon: Looking Ahead to 2019
Building Community
What's With the Marketplace?
Disputes, Balance, and Subway Maps
The Masks of Mental Illness
Black Holes
The Pain of Pain Pills
Air is Heated Around Air Ambulances
Is Universal Coverage Desirable for Work Comp?

How to Save Your Job from Robots
Portable Benefits: How Could They Affect Workers' Comp?
Shaping the Narrative to Engage the NextGen
Every Single Fatality
Innovation Mindset
Workers' Compensation SWOT Analysis: Part 2 Opportunities and Threats
Workers' Compensation SWOT Analysis: Part 1 Strengths and Weaknesses
Invisible Illness: Mental Health and Workers' Compensation
The History and Future of EDI: An Interview with Linda Yon
Celebrating Women's History Month: Contributions of Women to Workers' Compensation
IAIABC National Conversations
Taking the Long View on Change

Five Metrics for Work Comp: A Holiday Story
Kids' Chance: Educating  Children of Injured Workers
Reflections on the Department of Labor Report
Large Deductibles: Top 10 Things to Know
Looking Back and Moving On
Why Does Return to Work Matter?
Remembering a Greater Purpose
Chinese Art and the Future of Workers' Compensation

The Sharing Economy and Implications for Work Comp
The 1972 National Commission