At a recent Risk Management Society (RIMS) Conference, One Call Care Management reports that it outlined challenges for workers’ compensation stemming from a trend of obesity among workers and key strategies intended to control claims costs and improving outcomes for obese, injured workers.
In a recent study, University of Oxford researchers state that nearly 8% of components used in primary hip replacements in 2011 were implanted without readily identifiable evidence of clinical effectiveness.
A recent study suggests that the use of high-density foam mattresses may allow the standard 2-hour patient repositioning schedule, intended to minimize pressure ulcers, to be extended up to 3 or 4 hours.
A survey indicates that clinicians and nurses are highly vulnerable to work injuries, leading to missed shifts and altered activities while on the job.
A recent donation has allowed University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences, to launch what it calls the "first university-based military medicine center for wounded warriors on the West Coast."
HydroWorx has announced that October 10 it will host a 1 hour webinar centered on shoulder surgery aquatic rehabilitation and techniques.
RMS offers a new half-day "Documentation & Coding Summit" to clinic owners and directors, designed to help protect practices, help fulfill requirements of their Corporate Compliance Policy, and ensure understanding of professional responsibility.
Clinicient highlights support for Medicare functional limitation reporting in its web-based electronic medical record (EMR) software.
Edgar, co-founder of Ancillary Care Solutions, will address data-driven management at the annual conference of the Texas Orthopaedic Association and Texas Association of Orthopaedic Executives.
To better ensure older driver safety and comfort, AAA has updated its "Smart Features for Older Drivers" resource to address a broader range of health conditions and include new data about 2012 vehicle features.