At Pinnacle Medical Network we offer a streamlined approach to Occupational Medicine by working directly with Employers and Workman’s Compensation Carriers regarding injured employees.
Our goal is to diagnose the injury or medical condition, offer medical treatment and monitored evaluation, and return the employee back to work productivity in a timely and cost effective manner.
Pinnacle Occupational Medicine simplifies the process by providing the following wide range of medical services at one integrated and convenient location:
- Prompt access to multiple Specialists
Our medical team of orthopedic specialists, physical therapists and radiologists aim to minimize the employee’s lost-time work days and to prevent long-term disability by providing fully integrated care.
- Cost effective exam, diagnosis, and treatment
Our board-certified physicians have multiple resources available to diagnose and treat injuries and medical conditions including our advanced diagnostic testing and state of the art medical imaging center.
- Diagnostic Services
After thoroughly evaluating the employee’s medical injury or condition, our doctors will provide a diagnosis and prepare a treatment plan along with follow-up examinations, to ensure full recovery.
- Highly skilled team of providers experienced with managing work related injuries
Our goal is to return your employee back to work productivity and also provide employers with a comprehensive approach to reducing health and safety costs.
- Return to work assessments
Our medical providers are trained in return-to-work services. They will evaluate the employee’s ability to complete tasks, recommend modifications to job tasks to ensure safety and prevention of further injury, and supervise the employer’s return-to-work program to ensure the work environment is productive and functional.
At Pinnacle Occupational Medicine, we are here to assist employers, 3rd Party Administrators, and insurance companies by providing effective communication, transparent care protocols, effective treatments and cost effective injury management. Pinnacle Medical also provides Independent Medical Examinations ( IME ), and Second Medical Opinions ( SMO) on a case by case basis.
In addition, we offer education regarding safe work practices and use of protective body mechanics that will establish and maintain ergonomic work habits, preventing future work injuries.
Off Ramp Medical Wellness Program
The specialists at Pinnacle Orthopedics and Pinnacle Physical Therapy have combined efforts with D1 Northshore Sports Training to create a new and innovative program called the D1 Off Ramp Program. This transition or “off ramp” process allows patients, athletes, and workers to continue their recovery and healing while reaching their fitness goals by moving into a Medical Wellness Program.
All too often, patients will complete their Physical Therapy treatment to find that they made great gains and still want to continue their training and medical wellness success. Now, they have the opportunity to train with the highly recognized physical fitness experts at D1 Northshore Sports Training while also benefiting from the in-house Clinical oversight of the specialists at Pinnacle Medical. The value and benefits can be at a reduced cost which benefits the patients directly.
For insurers, employers, and workers, the D1 Off Ramp Program can easily serve as a robust and well established “work conditioning” program. Our team of Orthopedic and Physical Therapy specialists are highly recognized experts in managing “return to work” and “fit for duty” programs.
Benefits of the D1 Off Ramp Program:
- Allows a patient to continue to receive the benefits of exercise and therapy in an alternate, cost effective setting
- Provide training and techniques to transition into a personal medical wellness program
- Direct clinical oversight by Pinnacle Medical providers
- Workers benefit from accelerated “return to work” and “fit for duty” determinations