Making Health Equity An Essential Component of Healthcare Delivery

Making Health Equity An Essential Component of Healthcare Delivery

In a previous blog, I mentioned that the Population Health Institute found that social determinants of health (SDoH) account for more than 70% of health outcomes.1 So, when we talk about building health systems and delivering care that results in measurable improvement, it’s vital that we also consider a patient’s or population’s economic and social…

The Necessity of Keeping Occupational Health Records Separate from General Medical Records

The Necessity of Keeping Occupational Health Records Separate from General Medical Records

With abundant compliance restrictions from governing bodies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), it is imperative to be sure your healthcare organization is protected from legal risks. This whitepaper serves…

5 Ways Health and Safety Managers Can Help Prevent the Most Common Injuries in Retail and Manufacturing

5 Ways Health and Safety Managers Can Help Prevent the Most Common Injuries in Retail and Manufacturing

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), or “ergonomic injuries,” are the most common type of injury in the retail and manufacturing (R&M) sectors.1 These injuries affect muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage, and spinal discs and are typically caused by overexertion while lifting, pushing, pulling, and other actions required to move objects.2 In retail, the incidence rate for MSDs was 34.8%,…

Webinar: Providing Occupational Medicine Services – Net Health

Webinar: Providing Occupational Medicine Services – Net Health

For companies considering providing Occupational Medicine (OccMed) services for their employees or planning to offer OccMed services to businesses such as retailers and manufacturers, there’s much to learn when it comes to the decision-making and planning processes. In May, Net Health co-sponsored a webinar titled “Getting Started: Providing Occupational Medicine Services,” and it reviewed the…