Greater medical consensus could reduce geographic variability
A recent study published by the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine suggests that there is geographic variation in the use of medical treatment guidelines that reaches...
First Comprehensive Study Evaluating EBM Guidelines in Comp Setting
In recent years within the workers’ compensation (WC) arena, proponents of evidence-based medicine (EBM) have contended that managing an injured worker’s care according...
An examination of ACOEM’s newly revised opioid practice guidelines for treatment of pain
By Robert G. Rassp, Esq.
We hate statistics but policymakers can’t live without them. For example, 100 million residents of the United States...