Occupational Health EMR Crucial for Healthcare

Occupational Health EMR Crucial for Healthcare

Health records are all the same, right? Not if you’re talking about occupational health (e.g., workers’ compensation injury treatment and management, screening exams, medical surveillance, wellness/health promotion, and outpatient rehabilitation). OSHA mandates that occupational health records, which are controlled by employers, are kept separate and independent from non-occupational health records, which are controlled by patients. […]

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U.S. Senate Overturns OSHA’s Volks Rule

U.S. Senate Overturns OSHA’s Volks Rule

The U.S. Senate, by a vote of 50-48, overturned OSHA’s so-called “Volks” rule, which had required employers to maintain injury records for five years. Overturning this rule means employers need to maintain records for only six months. Safety experts have argued that overturning the rule makes it easier to hide serious injuries from the government […]

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When the Penny Drops: The financial risk of climate change

When the Penny Drops: The financial risk of climate change

The increasingly acute impacts and wide-ranging implications of climate change present significant financial risk to business. From the way raw materials are sourced to the way our goods are manufactured and distributed – and the ability to attract capital investment and sustain growth in competitive markets – changes brought about by our changing atmosphere continue […]

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