Your trusted source for the industry information you need Insights Case Study Smart Solutions for Successful Hospital Discharge Planning The following example highlights how Apricus care coordinators manage complex cases and their ability to go above and beyond for an injured employee. This case illustrates how coordinated specialty services with an outcomes-driven approach, offering quick coordination with a quality focus can make the journey easier for injured employees and their families. Coordinating Care From Hospital to Home The following case study illustrates the complexities of hospital discharge planning and the potential for readmission in catastrophic cases. This case describes the process of injured employee care and problem resolution as approached by the case manager and the Apricus care coordinator. Read More Addressing Diagnostic Imaging Challenges in Workers’ Compensation Jim Begg, Vice President, explains how the provider shortage is significantly impacting the diagnostics industry despite the increased call for more exams. Read More Thinking Beyond the Hospital: A Comprehensive Guide to Hospital Discharge Planning for Workers’ Compensation Hospital discharge planning is an integral part of the transition to a facility or home. A well-planned hospital discharge is vital in preventing re-admission, further health decline and increased health care costs. Read More Seamless Management of Specialty Services for Catastrophic Claims Ted Smith, Senior Vice President, details why specialty care coordinators are valuable resources for CAT teams trying to help injured employees reach their highest level of functioning. Read More Discharge Planning - A Vital Component for RTW Hospital discharge planning is an integral part of an injured employee’s recovery. Whether transferring to a different facility or home, without the appropriate care and support, numerous factors can complicate an injured employee’s return to work Read More An In-depth Look into the Role of an Apricus Hospital Discharge Care Coordinator We will examine the discharge planning process from the perspective of an Apricus care coordinator, what a catastrophic discharge request includes and how specialty service providers ensure an injured employees' needs are met. Read More How Case Managers and Care Coordinators Are Working Together and Finding Success in Hospital Discharge Planning For a hospital discharge coordinator, the success of an injured employee’s discharge planning largely relies upon coordination with a case manager who helps evaluate the injured employee’s discharge needs and collaborates on how best to transition them home or to a facility. Read More The Importance of Hospital Discharge Planning in Workers’ Compensation Hospital discharge planning is an integral part of the transition to a different facility or home. A well-planned hospital discharge is vital in preventing re-admission, further health decline and increased health care costs. Read More Unlocking the DME “Black Box” Often coming back from an injury doesn’t unfold in a straight line, and those injured need an array of specialized supports to achieve the best outcome. Read More Impacting Patient Recovery Through Specialty Services Looking to improve your specialty program results? Here is an overview of all that Apricus has to offer. Read More white paper Nine Specialty Services You Should Know More About Here are nine elements of these networks that can have major implications on patient recovery and an overall workers’ compensation program. White paper Modifications to Living Spaces Make Injured Workers Feel at Home When a man was grievously injured at work, the last thing he might have expected he would need as part of his recovery was a real estate agent. But that’s what the father of two required after falling from a second-story balcony on the job and becoming a paraplegic. Article Specialty Services Are a Big Deal When adjusters have to jump through hoops to make referrals, they lose precious time. When it comes to specialty services, we have your back. White paper Reliable Transportation Means Better Injured Worker Outcomes For many of us, finding a ride is easier than ever. Services like Uber and Lyft have made it simple to summon transportation with a few taps to our phones. But for injured workers, getting from one place to another often remains daunting.