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What are the Benefits of Implementing Occupational Medicine into Your Clinic

What are the Benefits of Implementing Occupational Medicine into Your Clinic

Employers today are interested to keep a visible track of their worker’s medical record, especially work-related health problems. One of the reasons for this concern is to reduce the risk of work-related injuries and the other is to comply with strict regulatory policies to remain operational in the business.  The working environment has undergone an …continue reading

Occupational Medicine EHR Brings Employers More Qualified Workers

Occupational Medicine EHR Brings Employers More Qualified Workers

According to a recent report from Washington Post, companies have been on a hiring spree. The unemployment rate has fallen to 3.8 percent, the lowest since 2000. “The labor market is continuing its longest streak of job growth on record,” said Martha Gimbel, researcher director at Indeed.com, an employment website. “This recovery is showing no sign of …continue reading

5 tools to make Occupational Medicine faster, easier and cost-effective

5 tools to make Occupational Medicine faster, easier and cost-effective

  Occupational medicine is the field of medicine that focuses on the treatment and prevention of work related injuries and illnesses. The goal of occupational health and safety specialists is to build safe, injury- free workplace resulting in increased participation of employees in their workplace and a stronger, trustworthy employer-employee relationship. They achieve this by …continue reading

Lower the Cost of Employee Care with Occupational Telemedicine

Lower the Cost of Employee Care with Occupational Telemedicine

Businesses that provide medical benefits for their employees face a variety of challenges. These businesses want to provide high quality, accessible care to their patients, but due to the high costs associated with that care, it can have an impact on the business’s annual budget. Likewise, employees frequently opt for benefit plans with high deductibles, ...continue reading
Occupational Medicine EHR Brings Employers More Qualified Workers

Occupational Medicine EHR Brings Employers More Qualified Workers

According to a recent story from CBS This Morning, hiring in the U.S. has gone up by approximately 17 percent since last July, yet businesses are struggling to find employees who can pass their pre-employment drug tests. Dan Roth, LinkedIn editor-in-chief, explains: “one of the top problems they’re facing is that people are failing drug …continue reading

Reduced Administration with EHR Employer Portal

Reduced Administration with EHR Employer Portal

Since we’re about halfway through North American Occupational Safety and Health Week, let’s review some key concepts of Occupational Medicine. In order to maintain accountability and make decisions about workplace health care, the employer needs to be able to communicate with the provider to access and manage employee medical issues in concert with their occupational clinicians. In the …continue reading

Lyme Disease Awareness in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Lyme Disease Awareness in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Update on Lyme Disease in Preparation for Summer’s Outdoor Activities With summer approaching, people will be planning more outdoor activities like hiking and camping trips. May is National Lyme Disease Awareness month, and given that the peak months for exposure to Lyme disease are June and July, it’s important to refresh our awareness of the …continue reading

PrognoCIS Occupational Medicine EHR Case Study on Productivity and Safety

PrognoCIS Occupational Medicine EHR Case Study on Productivity and Safety

Download the full Occupational Medicine EHR Case Study pdf Occupational and Environmental Medicine is devoted to the prevention of injury and illness in the workplace and the promotion of worker productivity. Electronic health records (EHR) software delivers a set of tools for both the employer and the practitioner to manage healthcare for employees. PrognoCIS’s Occupational …continue reading