Podcast Discusses Rehabilitation Admissions Under Workers’ Compensation
Director of Workers' Compensation explains process for evaluation of a new client.
For workers' compensation case managers, claims managers or life care planners who are seeking options for their injured client, Shepherd Center's admissions process includes either a routine evaluation or a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation of a client.
In a new podcast with Shepherd Radio, Director of Workers' Compensation Heddi Silon discusses the admissions process for patients covered under worker’s compensation.
Download the podcast as an audio file above, or access it at shepherd.org/radio.
As Director of Workers' Compensation, she helps staff to understand workers’ compensation and how best to facilitate relationships with the workers’ compensation community. Prior to this role, she was the director of admissions at Shepherd Center.
The podcast discusses options for patients who need a “tune up,” those who never participated in rehabilitation, or injured workers who have previously participated in rehabilitation and are more than six months post-injury.
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.