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Injured workers often don’t grasp the role of nurse case managers within the workers’ comp process, which is why establishing trust is paramount.
Research over the past few decades has shown that psychosocial issues can have a significant impact on recovery rates.
Comorbid conditions have been known to lengthen claims due to high medical costs and increased risk of litigation. Enter the nurse case manager, a few healthy tricks up their sleeve.
A workers’ compensation claims professional can learn a thing or two about injury from the nurses who manage their claims.
As workers’ compensation technology continues to grow, nurse case managers find the right devices to foster independence and cut costs.
It’s not news that the opioid epidemic continues to spread. But nurses know how to intervene and stop addiction.
One nurse case manager found her calling later in life, bringing life experience, passion and drive to workers’ comp claims.
With a detailed and accurate job description at the ready, case managers can help treating physicians make better decisions about return-to-work options.
Educating injured workers provides them with a sense of control over their care and their recovery.
Nurse case managers act as a resource of knowledge, assistance and support for injured workers and everyone involved in their care.
When routine surgery went awry and upended a workers’ life, her nurse case manager guided her through physical and emotional recovery.
Incidents at work affect more than the injured. How can a nurse case manager help the family cope?
Quick-thinking nurse case managers solve a medical mystery and save a man’s life.
One case manager found a way to ground her free-spirited patient without dampening his independent streak.