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OccMD announces a strategic partnership, meet our new medical director and we kick off a four-part series that builds on the theme of how better clinical (medical) guidance before and after litigation is filed can make a huge difference in the outcome. In this April update, we present 7 Tips to Avoid and Better Prepare for Work Injury Litigation by Melissa D. Tonn, M.D. and Bill Minick, J.D.

April 2024

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The announcement that OccMD services will now include the premier, outcomes-based network for primary care, imaging and physical therapy in Texas. With our strong clinical support, the combined OccMD and Corporate Remedies teams will continue to provide personalized, highly effective customer service on occupational injury medical referrals from TPAs and employers.

October 19, 2023

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This month we continue our “Focus on the Injured Worker” Video Series by Dr. Tonn with two amazing, short training videos on common medical mistakes.

August 4, 2023

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With our May 2023 issue, we begin a series of brief video clips that share Dr. Tonn’s expert views on care for injured workers. We are also pleased to announce Dr. Tonn's latest research on knee injuries, along with important reminders about CRPS injuries and upcoming speaking engagements.

May 11, 2023

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In our latest newsletter, you will find the OccMD values that win and retain major corporate clients, learn how we defend against “attorney referral medicine,” and hear our call for workers’ comp industry research that supports better outcomes for injured workers.

January 2023

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Is your nurse case management program improving or on auto pilot? Economic pressures and competition for talent are leading more employers to pursue OccMD’s Medical Director Model for their workers’ compensation and injury benefit programs.  In under two minutes, you will see 10 ways our physician-led nurse case management team is delivering better results. Also, OccMD nurse case managers continue to go above and beyond with Certified Nurse Case Manager designations. All that and more in October's OccMD Update.

November 18, 2022

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In OccMD’s September Update, Dr. Melissa Tonn explores the evolution and application of evidence-based medicine in workers’ compensation and guest author, Dr. Joe Etherton explains the symptoms of a concussion and the misattribution of concussion-like symptoms in injured workers. Bill Minick discusses the future of workers’ compensation systems on the “Deconstructing Comp” podcast, as well as the expansion Dr. Tonn’s national recognition as a 2022 Comp Laude Award finalist, are also featured in this issue

September 1, 2022

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It’s not easy to be an injured worker, particularly when subjected to egregiously excessive, low-value medical clinic visits.  In OccMD’s June Update, Dr. Melissa Tonn provides 4 tips to improve the experience and outcomes for injured workers.  Further national recognition of Dr. Tonn’s ground-breaking medical research, as well as expansion of OccMD services and industry engagement, are also featured in this issue

 June 8, 2022

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  • Lumbar MRI: Injuredy Worker Understanding & Provider Accountability by Dr. Melissa Tonn
  • Guest Feature: Empathy Improving Outcomes by David Ring, MD PhD
  • OccMD Spotlight on Laura Pannell, Senior Nurse Case Manager
  • And more ....

March 22, 2022

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  • A Message from OccMD President, Dr. Melissa Tonn
  • OccMD Executive Received Compassionate Service Award
  • Dr. Tonn's Innovative Research in the Journal of Visceral Surgery
  • New OccMD Website Announcement

January 14, 2022

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