June 20, 2022

Why Novel Physical Therapy Strategies are Getting Attention from Workers’ Comp

Risk & Insurance® magazine recently published an article on novel technologies applied to physical therapy programs in workers’ comp, and how they can improve injured worker recovery and lower costs.

The article explores how technology can assist with the appropriate utilization of physical therapy, avoiding overuse in favor of clinically effective treatment plans, via AI machine learning, predictive analytics, and vendor network metric models.

Risk & Insurance reached out to several industry experts for comments, including Tate Rice, PT, DPT, MBA, Healthe’s Director of Product Management, who spoke of the need to tailor workers’ comp programs in a way that makes physical therapy decisions easy for claims staff to unburden their large caseloads and help them make more effective authorizations.

For more information, read the article in full.

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