An important policy paper — It pays to care — calls for a conversation about, and action on, how we can work together to improve health and recovery outcomes and reduce the barriers to care for people with work injuries.
Thousands of best-practice articles and time-saving tips, tools and training resources for those engaged in improving outcomes for injured or ill employees
The 'It Pays to Care' report calls for change in our work injury schemes, but recognises that change is hard, even when we know what we need to do. One model that looks at ‘organisational readiness for change’ may help us.
Our standard pathway of care in injury management leads to low value care and over-investigation, over-diagnosis and over-treatment. Dr Mary Wyatt, Occupational Physician, presents some ideas to bridge the gap between current practice and the evidence-base.
In this webinar Professor Alex Collie, Director of the Healthy Working Life Research Group and Dr Mary Wyatt, Occupational Physician, discuss the gap between evidence and practice and the opportunities for change.
Payments for healthcare represent the second largest item of expenditure for Australian workers’ compensation schemes after income replacement. And it’s growing. But what are schemes paying for?