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For Concentra’s John Anderson, getting patients back to work after an injury is what keeps him passionate about his job.
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.
After a life-changing injury, emotional barriers can hinder a person’s ability to re-enter the workforce. Focus on psychosocial factors is vital.
Some suggest hallucinogenic drugs can cure depression plaguing injured workers.
With a detailed and accurate job description at the ready, case managers can help treating physicians make better decisions about return-to-work options.
A significant number of patients report reduced pain after only 15 minutes of virtual reality immersion.
Educating injured workers provides them with a sense of control over their care and their recovery.
Other pain relief therapies hold substantial promise in defeating drug dependency.
Look for technology to continue to improve efficiency.
Incidents at work affect more than the injured. How can a nurse case manager help the family cope?
Learn the types and components of successful return to work programs that incorporate ADA principles.
After a catastrophic injury, this real-life robocop was able to walk again thanks to a strong support system.
Remote rehabilitation services offer the potential for savings in both time and money, but adoption is slow.
Workplace accommodations don’t have to be viewed as a hindrance, but rather an opportunity to support your people.
For Delta Air Lines, putting employees first is the right thing to do for all company stakeholders.
At Rochester Regional Health, the workers’ comp and safety team champion employee engagement and positive reinforcement.
Better coordination of workers’ compensation risk management spelled success for the Massachusetts Port Authority.
Recognizing parallels between athletes and public safety officials, the city of Denver made tailored fitness training part of its safety plan.
When the City of Surprise, Ariz. got proactive about reining in its claims, it also took steps to get employees engaged in making things better for everyone.
Shared responsibility, data analysis and a commitment to employees are the hallmarks of Benco Dental’s workers’ comp program.