Knowledge Centershttp://www.acoem.org/RSS/Default.aspx?FolderID=37760Knowledge CentersPractice Guidelines Left Promohttp://www.acoem.org/Page2Column.aspx?PageID=7468&id=2616 Application AdministratorThu, 28 Sep 2017 16:38:38 GMTHurricane Harvey/Hurricane Irmahttp://www.acoem.org/HurricaneHarvey.aspx <p>Hurricane Harvey/Hurricane Irma</p> Marianne DregerFri, 08 Sep 2017 14:56:16 GMTEmergency Preparedness Home Pagehttp://www.acoem.org/emergencyprep.aspx <p>Swine Influenza Alert (April 27, 2009) The WHO Director General has raised the level of Swine Influenza pandemic alert from the current phase 3 to phase 4. Read the Director General Statement. Government officials in Mexico have reported that the H1N1</p> Marianne DregerFri, 08 Sep 2017 14:52:18 GMTJapanese Earthquake/Tsunamihttp://www.acoem.org/JapaneseEarthquake_Tsunami.aspx <p>Japanese Earthquake/Tsunami</p> Jeri GarciaThu, 31 Aug 2017 19:09:58 GMTHurricane Katrinahttp://www.acoem.org/hurricanekatrina.aspx <p>Hurricane Katrina Emergency Response Information</p> Jeri GarciaThu, 31 Aug 2017 14:58:17 GMTHealthy Workforce Now Right Menuhttp://www.acoem.org/Page3Column.aspx?PageID=7357&id=6008 <p>Right Menu</p> Bud RomanoWed, 30 Aug 2017 11:57:36 GMTHealthy Workforce Now Home Pagehttp://www.acoem.org/healthyworkforcenow.aspx <p>Healthy Workforce Now</p> Bud RomanoWed, 30 Aug 2017 11:57:14 GMTPractice Guidelines Pagehttp://www.acoem.org/PracticeGuidelines.aspx <p>Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines: Evaluation and Management of Common Health Problems and Functional Recovery in Workers, Third Edition ACOEM’s Guidelines are the gold standard in effective treatment of occupational injuries and illnesses. They are intended to help improve or restore t</p> Jeri GarciaMon, 26 Jun 2017 11:58:13 GMTThe Integrated Health and Safety Indexhttp://www.acoem.org/IntegratedHealthSafetyIndex.aspx <p>The Integrated Health and Safety Index text here text here text here text here text here </p> Bud RomanoWed, 15 Mar 2017 15:58:30 GMTHealth and Productivity Management Centerhttp://www.acoem.org/HealthandProductivity.aspx <p>Health and Productivity Management Center Smart business leaders are confronting spiraling health costs in a new way by promoting a healthier workforce. They recognize that health and wellness programs can actually improve productivity, bringing a better return to the</p> Bud RomanoThu, 16 Feb 2017 10:29:18 GMTMedical Review Officer (MRO)http://www.acoem.org/MedicalReviewOfficer.aspx <p>Medical Review Officer (MRO)</p> <p>Mandatory alcohol and drug testing is now required of all intrastate truckers, commercial driver's license holders, and other transportation workers. In joint government agreements, the United States, Canada, and Mexico also monitor truckers crossing international borders. More than 70 percent of large <strong>private employers</strong> require drug and alcohol testing. In addition, the US Department of Transportation requires <strong>mandatory MRO training and certification</strong>, as well as <strong>12 hours of CME</strong> related to MRO practice <strong>every three years</strong>. ACOEM has been the educational provider of choice for MROs since 1990; more than 12,000 physicians have completed ACOEM's highly acclaimed training.</p> Bud RomanoWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:11:14 GMTLEO Home Page - Publichttp://www.acoem.org/LEOGuidelines.aspx <p>ACOEM Guidance for the Medical Evaluation of Law Enforcement Officers Introduction... ... ... Subscription Information ... ... ...</p> Bud RomanoThu, 21 Jul 2016 09:36:15 GMTMethodologyhttp://www.acoem.org/guidelines_methodology.aspx <p>Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines: Evaluation and Management of Common Health Problems and Functional Recovery in Workers, Second Edition METHODOLOGY Enhanced Methodology Adopted for Updates to the Guidelines The enhanced methodology incorporates the highest scientific standards for revi</p> Bud RomanoWed, 04 May 2016 12:11:10 GMTMRO Update - CME Programhttp://www.acoem.org/MROCME.aspx <p>MRO Update Newsletter – CME Program A subscription to MRO Update provides complimentary CME. Subscribers have the opportunity to earn up to 10 Category 1 CME credits FREE per year (1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per issue). MRO</p> Bud RomanoFri, 08 Jan 2016 11:03:34 GMTUpdates from Washingtonhttp://www.acoem.org/WashingtonUpdates.aspx <p>Updates from Washington</p> Bud RomanoMon, 08 Jun 2015 11:06:46 GMTPubMed Search Detailshttp://www.acoem.org/PubMedSearchDetails.aspx <p>Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines: Evaluation and Management of Common Health Problems and Functional Recovery in Workers, Second Edition Updates to Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines : Elbow Disorders The chapter on “Elbow Disorders” was revised in May 2007. The following examples highl</p> Bud RomanoMon, 13 Apr 2015 14:37:22 GMTGuideline Methodology Committee (GMC)http://www.acoem.org/gmc.aspx <p>Guideline Methodology Committee (GMC) Chair Michael S. Weiss, MD, MPH, FACOEMMedical Director, Occupational Health Services, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine Medical</p> Bud RomanoMon, 13 Apr 2015 14:29:22 GMTAdvocacy Agenda for Changehttp://www.acoem.org/AdvocacyAgendaForChange.aspx <p> April 13, 2012 The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) recently developed a 10 point advocacy Agenda for Change to help guide its efforts to improve the health of America’s workers and at the same time integrate workplace</p> Bud RomanoFri, 06 Mar 2015 10:15:25 GMTHEALTHY WORKFORCE NOW: ACOEM’S AGENDA FOR CHANGEhttp://www.acoem.org/HealthyWorkforce_actionagenda.aspx <p>ACOEM’s Action Plan for Workforce Health and Prevention Policy Objective Improve prospects for successful health reform by leveraging the value of health and the power of prevention in yielding a sustainable, healthy and productive workforce and incorporating evidence based workplace</p> Bud RomanoFri, 06 Mar 2015 09:58:55 GMTMenu - Healthy Workforce Now (Employees)http://www.acoem.org/Page3Column.aspx?PageID=12942&id=12946 Bud RomanoFri, 06 Mar 2015 09:53:28 GMTHWN - CHAA Best Practiceshttp://www.acoem.org/HWN_CHAABestPractices.aspx <p>CHAA Best Practices Established in 1996, ACOEM’s Corporate Health Achievement Award (CHAA) recognizes organizations with exemplary health, safety, and environmental programs. The CHAA is intended to: foster awareness of quality health, safety, and environmental programs identify model programs and outstanding practices with measurable results encourage organizational self-assessment and continuous improvement Participating organizations undergo a rigorous review by an expert panel to assess four key categories – 1) leadership/management; 2) healthy workers; 3) healthy environment; and 4) healthy organization. Each award-winning company has achieved a “culture of health” by having company-wide programs in place that promote and protect employee health and safety --which in turn improves worksite wellness and productivity. As a physician or employer responsible for or looking to implement worksite wellness programs, learn from these award-winning companies how your company can achieve a culture of health. 2012 Award Winners Johnson &amp; Johnson Smithsonian 2011 Award Winner URS Corporation 2010 Award Winner Baptist Health of South Florida </p> Bud RomanoFri, 06 Mar 2015 09:52:15 GMTThe Impact of a Worksite Health Promotion Program on Short-Term Disability Usagehttp://www.acoem.org/Page3Column.aspx?PageID=7351&id=1350 <p class="hd1"><b>The Impact of a Worksite Health Promotion Program on Short-Term Disability Usage</b></p> Bud RomanoFri, 06 Mar 2015 09:50:06 GMTGulf of Mexico Oil Spill – Resources for OEM Physicianshttp://www.acoem.org/gulfoilspill.aspx <p> 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Information Resources As the situation regarding the Gulf oil spill continues to evolve, ACOEM is providing the following links for physicians and others seeking the latest original source information. This information will be reviewed</p> Bud RomanoWed, 04 Jun 2014 17:00:18 GMTCDME Center Homehttp://www.acoem.org/CDMEcenter.aspx <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Cras rutrum magna sed diam. Nunc ante nunc, iaculis nec, consectetur ac, sodales eget, lectus. Ut id metus eu ipsum fermentum feugiat. Aenean a ipsum et massa auctor dictum. Etiam eleifend. Donec luctus. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Praesent convallis, neque ac scelerisque consequat, ligula arcu rutrum quam, vel tristique libero diam in libero. Quisque elementum est in augue. Morbi sit amet mi sed nibh vulputate vulputate. Curabitur magna quam, lobortis a, luctus congue, congue eget, nulla. Integer tempor.</p> Bud RomanoTue, 15 Apr 2014 16:25:07 GMTBlueprint for Healthhttp://www.acoem.org/HWN_BlueprintForHealth.aspx <p>Blueprint for Health DIABETES ACOEM has initiated its yearlong awareness campaign to help employers identify and respond to chronic diseases in the workplace. In recognition of November as National Diabetes Month, ACOEM is providing tools/resources on the impact of diabetes on worker health and productivity. Featured tools and resources: Diabetes Fact Sheet Resources for Diabetes Prevention and Management Webinar — Diabetes at Work Program Press Release — ACOEM Campaign Helps Employers Address Diabetes during National Diabetes Month Blueprint estimates on the impact of diabetes in the workplace </p> Bud RomanoTue, 29 Oct 2013 14:24:24 GMT