Nine to thrive — the health benefits of work

Lauren Finestone

An important message for healthcare providers to give injured workers is that working is good for their recovery and their health.

Another key message from It Pays to Care is that health care in compensation settings should feature evidence-informed medical care (also known as high-value health care) that empowers the person with the health condition. One way for healthcare providers to do that is to explain to their patients why it’s so important to get back to work after an injury or illness and also what the downsides of staying off work are. There are many good r...

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