When it comes to Occupational Medicine & Work Related Injuries, we’ve got you covered from DISCOVERY to RECOVERY.
Occupational Medicine, was previously known as “Industrial Medicine” and today is known as “Occupational Health”. Occupational Health is a branch of medicine concerned with the maintenance of health in the workplace, including prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries, with secondary objectives of maintaining and increasing productivity and social adjustment in the workplace. Our Physicians are specifically trained in this field and certified with up-to-date knowledge of federal and state regulations for the workforce health and safety, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Department of Transportation (DOT). Our Occupational Medicine specialists focus on preventive medicine and the management of illness, injury and disability related to the workplace.
Premier Orthopaedic Associates is a full-service direct referral facility offering your employees the most advanced treatment available by our Board-Certified Orthopaedic Physicians. Our Premier team has successfully enhanced the health of employees, providing cost-effective tools and innovative care minimizing employers cost while maximizing the employee’s functional outcome. We work seamlessly with the employer and the carrier to develop a customized plan to meet the specific needs of your organization.
Our Occupational Health services include but are not limited to:
Certified collection of standard and DOT drug screening
Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT)
DOT & non-DOT pre-employment physical
OSHA reportable vs. non-reportable incidents
Computerized OSHA hearing test
Work-related COVID management
Computerized spirometry testing
Independent Medical Evaluations (IME)
WORK RELATED INJURIES
Whether the injury is to the hand, spine, arm or leg Premier Orthopaedic Associates maintains a reputation of providing high-quality Workers’ Compensation care in Southern New Jersey. One of the primary benefits of choosing Premier Orthopaedic Associates is the nature of the care we provide, limiting the employee’s time away from work. We understand the guidelines of reportable vs. non-reportable injuries. Our team will work diligently with the employer and carrier to provide both sides the result of our evaluation, to ensure a low MOD to help reduce premiums. We’ll diagnose the injury and perform regulatory examinations to have your worker back to their pre-injury baseline as quickly as possible. Premier Orthopaedic Associates strives to reduce overall workers’ compensation costs so your organization can focus on employee compensation and company growth.
At every visit our physicians will:
Obtain a thorough history stressing the mechanism of the injury
Determine the working diagnosis
Review X-rays and other studies
Determine work restrictions, if any
Provide detailed notes same day and follow-up within 24-48 hours of the patients visit
Premier Orthopaedic Associates offers an experienced team of workers compensation injury experts. This includes a separate and dedicated Workers' Compensation Care staff for appointment scheduling, care management, and case support. Our staff is in constant communication with patients, insurance case managers, and adjusters to optimize appointments, maintain health. Our physicians provide a unique insight and medical skill that can help you and your employees manage injuries and get back to work safely. Whether its diagnostic testing, physical therapy, bracing, or specializing advanced muscular-skeletal care, Premier Orthopaedic Associates has a comprehensive team dedicated to ensuring optimal care for work related injuries.
For more information about Workers' Compensation Injuries, up-to-date rules and statutes, industry news, and events in New Jersey visit www.state.nj.us. To connect with one of our specialists call us at 856-690-1612 or complete the New Workers’ Compensation Patient Form below. Please be prepared to provide a case number and whether or not this is a New Jersey case.