We’ve made great progress, but the Trump administration is intent on rolling back protections and favoring industry interests over the public interest.
In the midst of the doctor shortage and burnout epidemic, occupational medicine is the best-kept secret in U.S. health care.
Help wanted. Pay not so great. Excellent chance of injury. Possibly fatal. No phone calls, please.
You'll never see an ad like this in the classifieds, as one of my colleagues once said, but it's a good description of many of today's positions.
Despite the special nature of occupational medicine practice, most ambulatory care centers, minor emergency clinics, and group practices hold themselves out as offering occupational medicine services. Until recently this meant preemployment physical examinations and treatment for acute workplace injuries. Increasingly, however, these entities are contracting with employers to provide services that are expected to be professionally comparable to in- house occupational medical services provided by experienced occupational medicine professionals. These contracts subject such providers to the full panoply of state and federal regulations.
Traditional occupational safety and health protection programs have primarily concentrated on ensuring that work is safe and that workers are protected from the harms that arise from work itself. Job-related factors, such as low wages, hours of work, workload intensification, interactions with coworkers, and access to paid sick leave, all can have an important impact on the well-being of workers, their families, and their communities.
Large and small companies have realized the unique benefits of medical clinics that engage in occupational medicine. Though occupational medicine offers more services to a company than traditional medical insurance provides, it can actually cost less in the long run.
When looking for ways to effectively increase the revenue and patient volume of an urgent care center, an owner will consider a number of different avenues. With consolidation and diversification remaining strong trends in the industry, there’s one combination that appears to be a recipe for success: urgent care and occupational medicine.
Even with a successful occupational medicine program, there are a few pitfalls that can make your clients look elsewhere for employer related services.
The company you intend to hire should possess the wherewithal to cater to your comprehensive occupational health and safety needs.
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National Medical Systems has the capability to administer and mange your customized occupational health program regardless of your location. We are a provider of numerous occupational health services catering to organizations of all sizes.
PRIME Occupational Medicine is committed to providing high-quality occupational health services. PRIME will clearly and efficiently communicate with you, the employers, to develop pre-placement and long-term screening and treatment plans that will help lower the risk of workplace injury while allowing more consistent medical treatment and managment of work-related injuries.