TREATING THE INJURED WORKER

We recognize the busy schedules of our Case Managers, and have streamlined systems for quick and efficient treatment of injured workers.
 

  • Dedicated Work Comp Coordinator to facilitate care for the injured worker.
  • Full service diagnostics, including X-Ray and MRI, to reduce wait times for diagnosis.
  • Dedicated clinical block-time for work injury patients to decrease wait time in office.
  • Single point-of-contact to coordinate office visit, X-Ray/MRI, Pt/Rehab, Pain management, Injection management.
  • Shorter waiting period for surgical intervention-within 3 weeks post-approval.
  • Frequent physician-staff communications to deliver seamless patient care.
  • Efficient paper-work with return to work status sheets done in the office, and office notes available within 24-28 hours.
  • Quick turnaround for appointment scheduling- majority cases for injured workers scheduled within a week.
  • Dedicated Work Comp Coordinator to facilitate care for the injured worker.
     

ESI GUIDELINES:

The following document lists the clinical guidelines for the use of
Epidural Steroid Injections as stated by the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

• ESI Guidelines

CLINICAL TIMELINE:

The following document serves to guide our physicians and physical
therapists with a timeline for the management of the injured
workers’ appropriate post-operative care. These timelines are
estimates and can be affected by many factors.

• Clinical Treatments

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