When safety and occupational health professionals work together, the result is a safer workplace and improved health care delivery. Not only does a combined program aid in reducing injuries and illnesses, it can also be very cost-effective.
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What better time to discuss workplace wellness programs than during May, National Employee Health and Fitness Month? The goal of health and fitness month is to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle through worksite health promotion activities.
Last week I attended the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) Conference in Atlanta. AAOHN is the largest group of health care providers serving the worksite.
Employers who understand the impact of employee absenteeism can take steps to control it. A total absence management program is a very effective tool for managing the issues relating to employee absences.
On October 1, 2013 the United States will switch from using ICD-9 codes to ICD-10 codes. This change expands the ICD-10-CM (diagnosis) code set from 14,000 unique codes to over 69,000 codes.