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GNYHA Spotlights Aggressive Advocacy Agenda at Annual Meeting

More than 1,200 people attended GNYHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Reception, which was held on May 16 at the Jacob Javits Center’s River Pavilion in Manhattan. GNYHA President Kenneth E. Raske, in his opening address, discussed the recently enacted New York State budget and hailed Governor Andrew Cuomo and the legislative leaders for the budget’s…

May 21, 2018
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Modified/Transitional Duties Return to Work Assignment Form

This form documents the understanding of both the employer and injured employee in relation to a transitional job and potential restrictions. This tool has been adapted with permission from Island Nursing and Rehab Center.

May 24, 2018
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Modified Duty Capabilities Evaluation of Employer’s Requirements

This assessment determines a potential transitional duty assignment. This tool has been adapted with permission from Island Nursing and Rehab Center.

May 24, 2018
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Transitional Return to Work Procedures and Policies

This tool provides a sample Return to Work policy and complementary procedures. It has been adapted with permission from Island Nursing and Rehab Center.

May 24, 2018
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Physical Capabilities Worksheet

This worksheet, which an employer can provide to an injured employee’s physician, allows the physician to assess the employee’s capabilities for a transitional job. It has been adapted with permission by Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation.

May 24, 2018
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Note to Physician Form

This form increases proactive communication between an employer and the injured employee’s physician. It has been adapted with permission by Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation.

May 24, 2018
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Return to Work Program Presentation

This presentation is part of GNYHA’s Workers’ Compensation Toolkit. It was originally given by a GNYHA member hospital at a November 2016 Return to Work briefing. This presentation provides an overview of the organization’s Transitional Return to Work program, with a focus on communication with the injured employee and his/her physician.

May 24, 2018
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Transitional Work Presentation

This presentation is part of GNYHA’s Workers’ Compensation Toolkit. It was originally given by David D’Souza, MD, Mount Sinai Health System, at a November 2016 Return to Work briefing. This presentation discusses the involvement of employee health services in a Transitional Return to Work program and case management services. This presentation was used with permission…

May 24, 2018
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Bronx Lebanon Hospital’s Return to Work Journey Presentation

This presentation is part of GNYHA’s Workers’ Compensation Toolkit. It was originally given by Jasen J. Nhambiu, Esq., Director of Labor Relations at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, at a November 2016 Return to Work briefing. This presentation discusses how a high experience rating, increase in premiums, and long average absences led to a partnership with a…

May 24, 2018
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Elements of a Successful Return to Work Program Presentation

This presentation is part of GNYHA’s Workers’ Compensation Toolkit. It was originally given by Peggy Crook, FOJP Service Corporation, at a November 2016 Return to Work briefing. This presentation reviews Transitional Return to Work program components, including executive sponsorship, union buy-in, organization-wide commitment, early intervention, and reporting. This presentation was used with permission from FOJP…

May 24, 2018
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Designing a Transitional Return To Work Program Presentation

This presentation is part of GNYHA’s Workers’ Compensation Toolkit. It provides an overview of Transitional Return To Work programs and links to additional materials and resources.

May 24, 2018
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Learning from a National Model Presentation

This presentation is part of GNYHA’s Workers’ Compensation Toolkit. It was originally given by John’s Hopkins Professor Edward J. Bernacki, MD, MPH, at a June 2016 Workers’ Compensation briefing. The presentation describes a nationally recognized Workers’ Compensation model program, including data demonstrating how the program has resulted in cost savings. This presentation was used with…

May 24, 2018
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