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For Diagnostics Company, It's All About the Baseline

By Elaine Goodman (medical/business Reporter)

Monday, March 28, 2016 | 947 | 0 | 23 min read

Musculoskeletal disorders are a major category of workplace injury, accounting for a third of all worker injury and illness cases, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And when a worker files a claim for a musculoskeletal injury, questions often arise as to whether the injury was pre-existing or caused by work. A company in Carlsbad, Calif., says it has a way to answer that question. Emerge Diagnostics offers a program that takes baseline measurements of a worker’s musculoskeletal function, which can then be compared to measurements after an injury is reported. ...

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