Cambridge, MA – Join the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) for an hour-long webinar on Thursday, June 22, 2023, at 2 p.m. ET as Dongchun Wang present findings from WCRI’s Factors Associated with Extended Use of Physical Medicine Services for Workers with Low Back Pain study and takes your questions.
“Physical medicine is commonly used to treat workers with low back pain and other musculoskeletal injuries,” said Ramona Tanabe, WCRI president and CEO. “The study identified a number of important factors that are associated with a higher likelihood of having extended physical medicine care. The findings will be helpful for those who are interested in finding ways to improve coordination of care for the purpose of achieving more consistent care to workers for early recovery.”
- How prevalent is the extended use of physical medicine services and how does it vary across states?
- How is extended physical medicine use associated with overall costs and duration of temporary disability?
- What are the factors that help predict the likelihood of extended physical medicine use, focusing on the factors that can be used for better management of claims and care?
Webinars are $50 for Non-Members and FREE for WCRI Members, members of the press, legislators as well as their staff, and state public officials who make policy decisions regarding workers’ compensation. Attendance is limited to 500 people and all attendees receive a copy of the slides and a recording of the webinar.