252676 Impact that Best Occupational Medicine Best Practices Can Have on Injury Claims and Outcomes

Monday, October 31, 2011: 3:15 PM

Daniel Hansen, DC , Beacon Community of the Inland Northwest, Inland Northwest Health Services, Spokane, WA
Back injury claims comprise a significant portion of the direct medical and disability costs associated with industrially-related back pain in general. This presentation will discuss how various occupational medicine best practices may aid in reducing the financial burden associated with this highly prevalent problem.

Learning Areas:
Occupational health and safety
Other professions or practice related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Discuss strategies used to contain costs related to low back injuries in the work place

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I work in this area and have published on this content
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.