Compliance, Compassion, and Company: Differing Perspectives on Effective Return-to-Work Practices

1 Hour 30 Minutes
SKU: 17ACOEM-220

CME/MOC: 1.5
TRACK: OEM Clinical Practice

Kate Bischoff, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, tHRive Law & Consulting, LLC, Minneapolis, MN
Rebecca Briley, SHRM-SCP, EFCU Financial Federal Credit Union, Baton Rouge, LA
Peter Matos, DO, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM, Traekos Health, Amana, IA

This session brings together experts in human resources, occupational medicine, and legal to present the perspectives of business, health, and compliance on effective return-to-work practices. The human resources perspective will describe the importance of adhering to a policy that focuses on the organization’s mission and purpose while also following the law. An outline a successful FMLA process will be described. The perspective of the health care provider will emphasize the importance of good communication among all stakeholders, as well as access to expert occupational medicine physicians and active case management. The legal perspective outlines the laws that organizations must be aware of and the obligations that they have when bringing employees back to work. Return-to-work scenarios with practical applications will be discussed.

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