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MyAbilities partners with DSI Work Solutions to offer virtual platform for injury prevention and return-to-work management services

DSI now ‘powered by’ MyAbilities MyAbilities and DSI Work Solutions conclude an agreement, June 2020, to integrate their respective systems, MyAbilities@Work and Job Function Matching, to provide customers across North America with industry-leading solutions in injury prevention and return-to-work management. Toronto, June 30, 2020 – MyAbilities has signed an agreement with DSI Work Solutions that will propel DSI’s industry-leading Job Function Matching system to a newonline and virtual level. Through…

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MyAbilities, Press Release

Working from Home – What ROSA can teach us

Taking a ZOOM call with your kids having a home-schooling meltdown, or the dog making an appearance to ask for dinner used to be one of the simple charms of working from home – but with the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us find ourselves living this reality every hour of our workday. When you are rapidly forced to change working environments, some of the productivity tools we have become so used to now…

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Ergonomics, MyAbilities, Research
DMEC Conference Panel: Artificial Intelligence - The Good and the Risk

ROSA creator Dr. Mike Sonne of MyAbilities Technologies to sit on virtual panel at annual DMEC Conference

MISSISSAUGA, Ont., April 15, 2020 – MyAbilities, innovator in smart health technology and workplace safety, is participating in the 2020 DMEC FMLA/ADA employer compliance conference on April 22, 2020. Michael Sonne, PhD, vice president of innovation and research at MyAbilities, is a panellist at the DMEC FMLA/ADA employer compliance conference this year. Although initially planned to take place in Boston, MA on March 23-26, 2020, the panel discussion will now…

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MyAbilities, Press Release

Flattening the Curve brings Office Ergonomics to the home office

Experts at MyAbilities offer tips and free access to the Rapid Office Strain Assessment, or ROSA, so workers can work at home as safely as possible MISSISSAUGA, Ont., March 20, 2020 – The world changed last week and office work will never be the same again. That is the conclusion drawn by the experts at MyAbilities, a leader in smart health technology and workplace safety.   “To help keep the…

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Ergonomics, MyAbilities, Press Release
Home Office

Working from Home – Office Ergonomics to help mind & body

With the COVID-19 outbreak, many of us are finding ourselves working from home for the first time. I’ve read a lot of great posts about how to get the most of out of your office ergonomics to help prevent pain and discomfort, so I won’t be covering that all here again – instead, I’d like to talk about the things you can do in your home office (or as you might…

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Ergonomics, MyAbilities
Psychosocial Screening

Psychosocial Screening – ID the Risk early in Return to Work

Psychosocial screening early in the Return to Work process is critical to understand factors that impact injured workers. These factors play a critical role in the ability of injured or ill workers to recover in a timely way. They also make transitioning back to meaningful work difficult. Clinicians call this the biopsychosocial model of illness. Biopsychosocial Model of Illness The model has been thoroughly researched and the statistics are numerous…

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Medical and Claims Management, MyAbilities, Psychosocial, Return to Work
Return to Work

Return to Work Expedited with MyAbilities

How is Return to Work expedited? MyAbilities recognized that the Return to Work (RTW) process for many employers and their claims managers has not fundamentally changed in decades. MyAbilities developed a new process to help expedite RTW over the last 3 years. The goals are to get employees back to work faster and to reduce the administrative burden and remove road blocks for the RTW specialist. JobX Digital Job Profiles…

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Medical and Claims Management, MyAbilities, Return to Work
Improve Office Ergonomics

Office ergonomics can improve (or hurt) well-being

Did you know that over 60% of office workers are feeling discomfort? Or that musculoskeletal disorders (MSD’s) account for a third of workers’ compensation claims? Improving office ergonomics is quickly becoming a necessity. This inspired the creation of the Rapid Office Strain Assessment, or ROSA. This online tool guides users through an office ergonomic self-assessment. ROSA provides immediate recommendations on adjustments that will reduce their risk of discomfort and eventually…

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Ergonomics, MyAbilities, Research