Getting Started with KDMC Workforce Wellness
To keep your workforce healthier and more productive and keep your workers’ compensation costs low, enroll your company today by contacting Melissa Leggett at 601.823.5292.
Area Occupational Medicine
KDMC Workforce Wellness is a FREE occupational health and wellness program designed to help local employers with their many employee health needs, including controlling workers’ compensation and general healthcare costs.
There are a great number of benefits to the program to keep your workforce healthier and more productive, including:
- Prompt management and communication regarding injuries and injured workers through service coordination, providing all parties involved with the information needed to accelerate the return-to-work process
- Assistance in eliminating workers’ compensation fraud and abuse
- Lower workers’ compensation premiums and injury costs
- Decreases in lost work time and lost wages
Healthcare Solutions for Local Employers
Employers who enroll in this free program are not obligated to utilize all the benefits provided but are instead able to pick and choose those that make the most sense for their organization and employees.
A brief enrollment and implementation process is required to ensure that the healthcare providers are informed and aware of the employers’ requirements and protocols for handling specific occupational and healthcare needs.
Components of KDMC Workforce Wellness
- Injury prevention services
This includes providing on-site safety talks and health events, as well as scheduling physicals, DOT and non-DOT drug and alcohol testing, audiograms, and other occupational testing.
- Injury intervention services
KDMC offers a cost-effective and efficient group of healthcare providers to help employers establish return-to-work strategies and minimize treatment time and lost workdays.
- Service coordination
A 24-hour centralized communication hub assists employers with scheduling and tracking injury cases.
- Wellness promotion
KDMC helps employers educate their workforce through a variety of on-site services such as health events, disease education and prevention programs, and wellness screenings.