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Harry Anderson

I have 23 years of experience in the Workers' Compensation arena. Labor Market surveys and analysis, safety audits as well as job analyses for safety and hazard determinations, Federal cases involving the ADA and reasonable accommodations. Ergonomic work site evaluations including adjustments and tool redesign. Vocational rehabilitation counseling for injured workers returning to the labor market in similar positions as pre-injuryas well as plans for retraining.
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Do You Trust That Your Case Manager's Will Get People Back To Work?

Posted by Harry Anderson on Dec 30, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Run of the mill

We’ve all seen it.  Initially, after the injury, the injured worker (IW) goes to their PCP or occ. health provider and is sent to PT for their back, ankle, knee/shoulder complaints.   The Provider completes the examination:  PT is ordered 1 month to 6 weeks followed by a recheck.  With no improvement in 4-6 weeks, the provider recommends an MRI and lo and behold, there is a tear in the meniscus or rotator cuff or whatever site, which needs surgery.  Pretty commonplace stuff.

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Topics: Early Intervention Case Management

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