The short answer is “maybe.” AI researchers and clinicians are in the early stages of developing testing and rehab measurement tools that can help encourage some workers to get back to their jobs in less time.
Researchers reported that robots with machine learning capabilities have the potential to accurately reproduce the physical activities workers experience while on the job.
“This research will hopefully improve the assessment of work ability and rehabilitation treatments, and lead to safer and more sustainable return-to-work efforts after injury” according to the article below. As the rehabilitation processes and tools get more sophisticated, injured workers can return to work sooner; thus decreasing the comp costs of the injured worker’s benefits.
Here is the link to a the full article.
The Work Comp Staffing Solutions team of Licensed Agents are glad to secure Workers Comp policies, and always shop for the lowest rates and best programs. Same day indications, with binding of coverage typically in 3-5 business days. Our Agents can also make sure your G/L and P/L policies are appropriate for these new risks as well.
Please feel free to contact us at