Accession Number:

ADA224792

Title:

Gaining Control of Occupational Injury and Illness in the U.S. Navy Civilian Work Force

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-01-16

Pagination or Media Count:

60.0

Abstract:

This report describes a process, the Navy Occupational Injury and Illness Case Management Process NAVCAMPRO, that was designed to integrate all phases of managing cases of occupational injury or illness and to institutionalize the control of these cases in order to achieve effective care coordination, case management, and cost containment. In NAVCAMPRO, role specifications are delineated for the following participants supervisor, case manager, attending physician, occupational health nurse, health clinic liaison, light-duty supervisor, safety officer, physical therapist, security investigator, employees of the Department of Labor-Office of Workers Compensation Programs, private physicians, representatives of labor organizations, and injured employees. Another important facet of NAVCAMPRO is the development and implementation of training programs as well as an incentive program CARE. To implement NAVCAMPRO, key participants receive training, the process is instituted at a naval industrial setting, and an evaluation program of the effectiveness of NAVCAMPRO in meeting the aforementioned criteria is initiated. edc

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE