PMA Study Identifies Leading Loss Drivers in the Healthcare Services Industry


PMA Companies is a leading provider of risk solutions for the healthcare industry. Our annual State of the Healthcare Services Industry report outlines the challenges facing our healthcare clients as well as those across the nation.

The PMA study examined workers’ compensation claims from 2012 through 2016 and revealed that 82% of healthcare lost time claims and 86% of the losses originate from four specific areas:

  • patient/resident handling strains;
  • non-patient/resident handling strains;
  • slips, trips and falls; and
  • patient/resident-related struck-by incidents.