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Tapping Into the White-Collar Business Opportunity

Every market has a white-collar population in need of occupational health services. The challenge is finding the best ways to tap into the business opportunity.

A good place to start is with an understanding of the white-collar workforce and health issues associated with conditions such as sedentary jobs, long hours on the computer, prolonged intellectual demands, and stress.

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The Long View: New Perspectives on Occupational Health

Steve Jobs once said, “I have a great respect for incremental improvement, but I’ve always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. Because they’re harder. They’re much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you’ve completely failed.” 

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Telemedicine: An Evolution You Can Count On

As we enter a new political era, uncertainty is the only sure thing, and when it comes to the healthcare sector, this is doubly true. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is almost certain to be repealed and the nature of its replacement, if and when a replacement is enacted, is anybody’s guess.

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Reimbursement Issues When Implementing Urgent Care

We all know coding is a complicated process. The process starts with the provider’s docu m e n t a t i o n matching the services performed. Then, the all-important process of coding for what was documented takes place. This process can be very intricate since there are many things to consider impacting payment. Just to name a few, here are some important pieces to consider:

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Workplace Violence: What is Normal/Abnormal?

Almost all of us have some direct knowledge about violence, and for some, that knowledge is unfortunately intimate. Yet, despite our familiarity with violence, we repeatedly and collectively misunderstand violence in two fundamental ways. First, we continue to think about violence in terms of “normal” and “abnormal” behavior, yet this is a false dichotomy.

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