Employer Practices to Support and Encourage Stay at Work and Return to Work Programs
Allina Hospitals and Clinics’ Occupational Medicine Medical Director, Nursing Director of Employee Health and Disability Case Manager will share their employer approach to preventing work disability. They will share the evolution of their program design; including what has worked well, the challenges of a culturally diverse employee, lessons learned and what plans may be on the horizon as solutions and enhancements.
1. Describe how a health care organization designed its return to work program for effective management of employee injuries and illnesses
2. Discuss the management of employee injuries and the promotion of return to work concepts in a culturally diverse organization
3. Explain effective communication strategies that engage employees and management in return to work planning
4. Describe the benefits of individualized case management and the availability of onsite clinics