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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

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. 

For more information about workers' compensation admissions, visit the Shepherd Center Website.

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Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.