October 2 - 3, 2014 - Duluth, MN

Mayo Clinic and Essentia Health have partnered to gather a world-class line-up of experts to continue the collaboration of employers and medicine to take care of our injured and ill workforce. Together we can prevent needless work disability by helping people stay employed. Objectives- Explain the impact the physician has on preventing needless work disability, Establish how improved communications between the health care provider, employer and employee contributes to optimal handling of injured or ill employees, Assess the negative impact poor handling of the return-to-work process has on patients and the economy at large, Demonstrate insight and ideas to help prevent needless work disability in the future, Explain the physician’s role in defining appropriate disability management criteria for injured or ill employees by creating a common language and understanding between business owners, human resource personnel, managers/supervisors, and medical professionals we can interact, share ideas, and move forward in the process of change that will lead to a reduction in needless disability in our workforce.

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  • 9.50 Credits
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