Difficulty in Access to Workplace May Require ADA Accommodation

Jeanette Colwell worked for Rite Aid as a clerk, working a varied schedule that included frequent evening shifts. Eventually, due to a medical condition, Colwell became blind in one eye. Her doctor advised her to refrain from driving at night for safety reasons. Colwell requested that she be scheduled only for day shifts, as there … Continued

Free Training Available for New York Workers’ Comp Guidelines

New Medical Treatment Guidelines Require Use of New Procedures and Forms. As publisher of MDGuidelines with New York State Treatment Guidelines, we are reminding New York workers’ compensation stakeholders today that the NY guidelines require use of new procedures and forms, and comprehensive training is available to help medical providers, insurers, legal professionals and others … Continued

Integritas’s Agility EHR® Now Available with Reed Group® MDGuidelines

We’re pleased to join Integritas, Inc., provider of electronic health records (EHR) software for urgent care and occupational medicine, in announcing that Integritas Agility EHR® 10 is now available with Reed Group’s MDGuidelines return-to-work reference toolset. Agility EHR® 10 is a CCHIT Certified® 2011 Ambulatory EMR. The product offers super-fast charting, making it ideally suited for … Continued

Are You Required to Certify Compliance with the New NY State Workers’ Comp Treatment Guidelines?

The NY State Workers’ Compensation Board just announced regulations requiring stakeholders to incorporate new state-specific medical treatment guidelines into their policies, procedures, and practices. The following organizations will have to incorporate the NY Guidelines in their daily activities within 120 days of December 1, 2010 – and certify their on-going compliance thereafter: Carriers Self-insured employers … Continued

Reed Group® Partners With Texas DARS for Section 508 Compliant MDGuidelines

MDGuidelines Easy Access For Those Who Depend on Screen Readers or Keyboard Shortcuts We’re very pleased to announce that Reed Group has partnered with the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) to complete a new 508-compliant version of MDGuidelines, our industry-leading reference toolset for optimizing return-to-work outcomes for employers and medical providers. MDGuidelines … Continued