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Medical Management for Claims Examiners - Part 2 05/03/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 262 | 0
We started off this series of articles with some basic concepts of medical management from the claims examiner standpoint. Now we will take a look at some of the more specific issues, and in particular issues involving orthopedic medical management since orthopedic injuries are the most common worke...Read More
 
 
Claims As Marketing, Part 3 05/02/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 212 | 0
So what does time management mean to quality customer service? And is the problem really the angry customer? Rather, why is the customer (or claimant) angry in the first place? Our first article talked about claims as an extension of marketing. Our second article reviewed what happens when you force...Read More
 
 
PT and Med-X; Conditioning the Atrophied Back 04/28/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 289 | 0
By Steven Danchik, MA, RPTPhysical Therapy occupies a unique position in the medical management of patients with industrial injuries. The therapist does not prescribe medication or perform surgery, but his interaction with the patient is critical for a successful result. Proper physi...Read More
 
 
Apportionment Under LC Section 4750 - Part 3 04/28/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 239 | 0
In the last article on LC 4750 apportionment, CA DWC Regional Director Mark Kahn reviewed the issue of whether the employee was suffering from a disability such that some work comp permanent disability award...Read More
 
 
Upcoming Vocational Rehab/Disability Workshops 04/28/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 184 | 0
A number of vocational rehabilitation workshops and seminars are coming up on the calendar: CARRP ...Read More
 
 
Analyzing Self-Insurance as an Option, Part 3 04/28/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 284 | 0
So far in this series we've talked about some of the benefits (and pitfalls) of a self insurance program and reviewing infrastructure capabilities. Now we'll review assessing the company...Read More
 
 
Physician's Practice and the Sales Rep - Part 3 04/28/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 213 | 0
This series has covered some basic premises of professional marketing , the differences between an agency and sales reps, and ...Read More
 
 
Physician's Practice and the Sales Rep - Part 3 04/28/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 299 | 0
This series has covered some basic premises of professional marketing, the differences between an agency and sales reps, and what exactly a sales rep sells. The final issue is how should the physician supervise and remunerate a sales rep? Every relationship is unique in physician ma...Read More
 
 
Analyzing Self-Insurance as an Option, Part 3 04/28/2002
State: FL | Segment: | 210 | 0
So far in this series we've talked about some of the benefits (and pitfalls) of a self insurance program and reviewing infrastructure capabilities. Now we'll review assessing the company's operations and exposures as the final step in analyzing the applicability of a self insurance program for your ...Read More
 
 
Alternatives to Spinal Surgery Part 1: IDET 04/23/2002
State: CA | Segment: | 186 | 0
This is the first of a series of articles on Non-Invasive Surgical Alternatives for the Treatment of Low Back Pain by Dr. Michael Minehart. Chronic Low Back pain changes you and your life. Many of my patients are either left with the decision to live in chronic pain or undergo spinal fus...Read More
 
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