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Occupational health research round-up: August 2018

It finds that, in the largest study, the “maybe fit” for work box was used in 6.5% of fit notes completed by GPs, although a second study finds that this proportion rose to 10%-32% amongst GPs with a diploma in occupational medicine. “Maybe fit ...

Source: Personnel Today
Published: 03 Aug 2018

ADVERTISING FEATURE: Chromis Occupational Medicine - One-stop shop for vaccine requirements

Travel for work or pleasure can often be a last-minute rush, but the one thing you don’t want to forget is your vaccinations. Chromis Occupational Medicine can put your mind at rest with their comprehensive knowledge of domestic and international vaccine ...

Source: Maitland Mercury
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Timothy Keeler, BS-PA is Selected to the American Health Council’s Board of Physicians

After gaining experience in family practice, urgent care and occupational medicine, Mr. Keeler departed First Care Medical Center in 1994 to advance his experience by working at Emergency Physicians Medical Group. He became the first physician assistant to ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Occupational Medicine Market Display Significant Growth by 2025

Persistence Market Research has announced the addition of the “Occupational Medicine Market "report to their offering. New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/29/2018 -- Occupational Medicine is a concept of providing medical assistance and other healthcare ...

Source: SBWire
Published: 29 Jun 2018

Impact of Existing and Emerging Occupational Medicine Market Trends and Forecast 2017-2025

Persistence Market Research has announced the addition of the “Occupational Medicine Market: Global Industry Trend Analysis 2012 to 2017 and Forecast 2017 - 2025" report to their offering. This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire New York ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 10 Jul 2018

Snowden becomes occupational medicine provider

MATTOON -- Internist Richard Snowden, MD, recently joined the Occupational Medicine team at Sarah Bush Lincoln as the new Medical Review Officer and collaborating physician. According to a press release, Snowden has 30 years of experience in internal ...

Source: Journal Gazette and Times Courier
Published: 10 Feb 2018

Cowan takes over as medical director of occupational medicine at The Corvallis Clinic

Tavis Cowan got a taste of occupational medicine while working as a flight surgeon with the United States Air Force in New Mexico in the early 2000s. At the end of August, Cowan was appointed as medical director of the occupational medicine department at ...

Source: Corvallis Gazette-Times
Published: 20 Sep 2017

Occupational Medicine Physicians Honored for Collaborative Leadership

Newswise — The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has awarded its 2017 Health Achievement in Occupational Medicine Award to Richard Heron, MB, and Ron Loeppke, MD, in recognition of their work in establishing the ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 25 Apr 2017

How people and pets can stay safe around red tide

Keep people and pets away from water that is green, scummy or smells bad." Dr. Aditi Vyas is a resident in the ABC News Medical Unit specializing in radiology and occupational and environmental medicine.

Source: WTVD
Published: 15 Aug 2018

In radical move, Oregon’s Medicaid program weighs cutting off chronic pain patients from opioids

Tylenol, occupational therapy, oxycodone ... a pain and addiction specialist at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, School of Medicine. Some science has been conducted on opioid tapers in general — but typically from high to moderate doses.

Source: Business Insider
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Allergies Are On the Rise, and Scientists Have a Good Idea Why

“We get calls for bumps, and bruises, and little lacerations or cuts,” Shannan Moynihan, deputy chief of space and occupational medicine at the NASA Johnson Space Center, said at a health tech conference in March 2018. “A typical scenario might be a ...

Source: Mental Floss
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Adventist University of Health Sciences to Rebrand as AdventHealth University

ADU offers undergraduate, graduate, and online programs including: Biomedical Sciences, Nursing (BSN), Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Health Sciences, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, Healthcare Administration, Physician ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 15 Aug 2018

PEGylated Protein Therapeutics Market Worth $17,813 Million by 2025 | CAGR: 6.9% - Allied Market Research

By product type, the colony stimulating factor segment accounted for nearly half share of the global occupational medicine market in 2017. Furthermore, the cancer segment is anticipated to grow at the highest rate of 7.4% during the forecast period.

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Las Vegas store guard shot at manager after being told to stop complaints, police say

The ceremony was developed to honor students in osteopathic medicine, physician assistant studies, nursing, occupational therapy and physical therapy as they accept the professional responsibilities inherent in their relationship with patients.

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Historic face transplant gives suicide survivor a 'second chance'

Katie also continues physical and occupational therapy, works with a speech therapist ... A grant from the US Department of Defense, through the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine, covered Katie's transplant, according to National Geographic.

Source: WXYZ
Published: 15 Aug 2018

OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE: Reducing accidents and injuries

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an estimated 6 million workers suffer workplace injuries each year. As an employer, one of your most important priorities is reducing the risk of accidents in the workplace by providing ...

Source: The Pantagraph
Published: 25 Sep 2007

Learn more about occupational medicine

The Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety in the UAB School of Public Health will host two days of informational occupational health events on June 28-29, 2013. Best Practices in Occupational Medicine will be 7:30 a.m. to noon on June 29 ...

Source: UAB
Published: 06 Jun 2013

Las Vegas police clear man who reportedly tried to lure kids into car

The ceremony was developed to honor students in osteopathic medicine, physician assistant studies, nursing, occupational therapy and physical therapy as they accept the professional responsibilities inherent in their relationship with patients.

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Published: 15 Aug 2018

From old shed to charming cottage for an aging parent

As an occupational therapist, Kerrie Ramsdell has dedicated her ... including cabinets for the kitchenette. She also installed an old medicine cabinet in the living room, creating a unique architectural feature and more storage. The kitchenette is finished ...

Source: NOLA.com
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Journal Honors Occupational Medicine's "Renaissance Man"

Newswise — The February Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), is a special issue dedicated to the memory of Jean Spencer Felton, M.D. Dr ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 14 Feb 2005

How a Transplanted Face Transformed a Young Woman’s Life

The Department of Defense made Katie’s transplant possible through the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM), which has also ... Work with a personal trainer twice a week. Occupational therapy once or twice a week.

Source: National Geographic
Published: 14 Aug 2018

New health center slated to open

in Rice Lake, will open for patient care on Thursday, Sept. 6. The Prevea Rice Lake Health Center will offer family medicine, women’s care, pediatrics, occupational health, physiatry, physical and occupational therapy, lab and X-ray services ...

Source: Ashland Daily Press
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Nonprofit lists school supplies containing toxic chemicals

Asbestos also causes malignant diseases such as lung cancer, pleural mesothelioma and peritoneal mesothelioma, and it is the No. 1 cause of occupational cancer in ... According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine's website, "The health effects of ...

Source: The Houma Courier
Published: 14 Aug 2018

U.S. HealthWorks Acquires Muir/Diablo Occupational Medicine in the East Bay

CONCORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. HealthWorks, one of the largest operators of occupational health and urgent care centers in the United States, announced it has acquired Muir/Diablo Occupational Medicine, an affiliate of John Muir Health, effective ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 11 Jan 2016

MA Dept. of Health Announces Steps to Reduce Opioid Misuse in Job-Related Injuries

The report was created by DPH’s Occupational Health Surveillance Program (OHSP ... Respondent has retired from the practice of medicine. Patient A presented to Respondent for symptoms of cough and pain in center of chest. Recorded vital signs did ...

Source: GoLocalProv
Published: 09 Aug 2018

Escape from the Mayo Clinic: Teen accuses world-famous hospital of 'medical kidnapping'

Art Caplan, head of the Division of Medical Ethics at the New York University School of Medicine, also reviewed the documents ... such as physical and occupational therapy. "I said, 'We're her cheerleaders. We cheer her on,' " her aunt remembers.

Source: Casper Star-Tribune
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Occupational medicine in Europe: Scope and competencies

This document presents the current role of occupational physicians in Europe, modified as a result of new legislation and policies in public and occupational health in the European Union and other countries. The new model of occupational health practice ...

Source: World Health Organization
Published: 02 Feb 2004

Oklahoma Briefs: McBride Clinic open Edmond site for occupational medicine

EDMOND — McBride Clinic has opened an occupational medicine clinic in Edmond which provides local employers with pre-employment physicals, audiometric and environmental exposure testing for employees. The clinic also can provide drug screenings, flu ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 14 Aug 2009

Understanding the Emergence of Telehealth

Multidisciplinary team members such as physical or occupational therapists are dispatched to the ... plus not all forms and specialty areas of medicine are amenable to virtual visits. There is no question, however, that telehealth has the potential to ...

Source: New Hampshire
Published: 10 Aug 2018