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Looking for a Quick and Easy Answer to Give Your Employers on Drug Testing?

There is none. The federal government and all states still uphold and maintain an employer’s right to drug test and take action against a positive drug test. Despite all the confusion caused by the legalization of medical marijuana, employers are still able to legally drug test, hire, and fire based on a positive marijuana test if they follow the laws within their state for the following reasons:

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Subdural Hematoma

Medical examiners often grapple with waiting periods, navigating rules from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) versus discretionary guidelines. The relevant rules for subdural hematoma are 49CFR391.41(b)7, regarding neuromuscular and vascular disease, and (b)8, seizure disorders. Neither of these, or any of the rules, say anything about waiting periods.

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Occmed Sales and Marketing

Whether you’ve had an occupational medicine program or planning to add these services, you know the “customer” you are serving is not the individual patient. Of course, you are always going to take great care of the patient.

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Mentorship

Mentorship [‘mentôrSHip, ‘mentərSHip]

Defined as ‘the guidance provided by a mentor, especially an experienced person in a company or educational institution,’ mentorship has a definition that only begins to scratch the surface of what a true mentorship program should include.

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Approaches to Behavioral Health in the Workplace: There Is No Health Without Mental Health

Mental wellness can profoundly impact an individual’s participation, safety, and productivity in the workplace. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020, mental health is defined as “…a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community”.

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IME Services

Most of us working in the field of occupational medicine are familiar with the term “independent medical examination,” most commonly referred to as an IME.

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