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Category: Return to Work

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Work Conditioning is Most Effective if Implemented ASAP After an Injury

Last month we published numbers that showed the overall outcomes for work conditioning, and further analysis of the data from 2016 revealed even better news!…

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What Is Work Conditioning?

When you’ve had an employee go out with an injury, you want them to recover quickly so they can get past this disruption in their…

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Returning to Work After an Injury

No one hires a new person for a job expecting them to be injured. You choose your new hire carefully, through a combination of interviewing…

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AMA Guidelines for Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE’s)

In 2009 the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Functional Ability: How to Request, Interpret and Apply Functional Capacity Evaluations, the authors define FCE as…

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How We Can Help Transform Injured Workers Into Returned Employees

Physical therapy is often prescribed 2-3 days per week, but physical therapy alone is not conducive to conditioning someone to return to work. That is…

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Job Ready Services – Definitions

It came to our attention recently that we use quite a few acronyms and abbreviations here at Job Ready Services so we thought we would…

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8 Words or Phrases That Should Be Retired From The Workers’ Compensation Field

Let’s “voc” (pronounced VOKE) him! – a Vocational Rehabilitation referral is frequently used as the last ditch effort to settle a case if nothing else…

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OSHA Cracking Down on Healthcare Facilities

On June 25, OSHA announced it was going to focus on injury prevention procedures and equipment used in hospitals and nursing care centers by doing…

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Judge Rules in Favor of EMPLOYER

Recently a court case was brought to my attention. A worker for the US Postal Service had filed a complaint with the EEOC that she…

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