Source: Kristen Cederlind
An informative white paper, How to Overcome Psychosocial Roadblocks: Claims Advocacy’s Biggest Opportunity, reveals that advocacy models treating workers as whole persons are prevalent in higher-performing claims organizations. Psychosocial factors are recognized as the number one barrier to successful outcomes, and advocacy models are the best choice to eliminate these factors during recovery.
Some of its key insights include:
Shifting your organization strategy to an advocacy process often begins with adding onsite physical therapists or occupational therapists who can build personal relationships with your employees. These professionals can help employees cope with psychosocial roadblocks such as fear of physical movement and pain catastrophizing. Through such advice and support, including coaching right at the job area, injured workers can have fewer barriers to recovery. Read the white paper here.
WorkWell has a new data model that can show you how to offer an onsite program with no additional cost. To learn more, contact WorkWell today.