Three Ways to Lose Your Occmed Clients

Three Ways to Lose Your Occmed Clients

Successful Occupational Medicine Programs As with many other industries, in order to run a successful occupational medicine program, “service” has to be delivered from the customer’s perspective.  You’ve set up your center and trained your staff for drug screens,...
When the Boss Wants to Play Doctor

When the Boss Wants to Play Doctor

  Should there be an Employer in the Exam Room? We wear two hats in the occupational medicine environment.  Evaluation and management of injured workers is at times a delicate balance of sometimes misaligned interests. Communication is key.  The worker needs to...
Get Back to Work

Get Back to Work

A frustrated PA I interviewed recently told me a story that really burns me on two levels: Inconsistency and discontinuity in urgent care practice Bad worker’s compensation return to work policy And a 3rd is probably lack of management support for a rational...
How To Reduce OSHA Recordable Injuries

How To Reduce OSHA Recordable Injuries

The OSHA 300 Log http://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/new-osha300form1-1-04.pdf   Work Relatedness/Causality:  An injury or illness is considered work-related if the condition Arose Out of Employment during the Course Of Employment (AOE/COE), due to an event or exposure...