Worker Injury

Worker Injury

Worker Injury

How you respond to an accident or on-the-job injury is crucial not only to the injured worker’s health, but to your overall productivity, compliance and employee morale. 

When an employee gets injured, our specialists provide comprehensive treatment and case management services to ensure both your employee and your bottom line stay healthy. 

Our worker injury services include:

  • Initial injury treatment:
    • Appropriate treatment is critical to getting an injured employee back to work quickly
    • Available at multiple clinics and Northwestern Medicine emergency rooms for traumatic or after-hours injuries
  • Follow-up injury care: Comprehensive wound care, physical therapy and more
  • Case management and communication:
    • Thorough knowledge of your policies and regulations, including:
      • Light duty requirements
      • Post-accident/injury drug and alcohol screening
    • Deep understanding of industry regulations, including:
      • Illinois Workers’ Compensation law
      • OSHA requirements
    • Communication, including:
      • By nurse, case manager or physician
      • Specialist referral
      • Treatment information and explanation
      • Follow-up care
      • Completed work status with restrictions, if any