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DENVER — A record 603 people attended the Disability Management Employer Coalition's annual conference held Aug. 12-15 in Denver.
Topics included integrating employer leave, absence management and improving return-to-work programs.
Also, Marcia Carruthers, a DMEC co-founder, announced her retirement as president and CEO of the organization, effective in February 2013. She will become chairman of the board while Executive Director Charlie Fox will become CEO.
DMEC's 2013 conference will be held Aug. 18-21 in Atlanta. More information is available at www.dmec.org.
DENVER — A successful pilot program involving tens of thousands of employees and a control group proved to retailer Target Corp. that clinical case management efforts could significantly reduce short-term disability durations.