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2019 Medical & Health Symposium

Fourth Annual Ohio Workers’ Compensation Medical & Health Symposium

Registration is open!

Friday April 26 and Saturday April 27, 2019
Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 N. High St., Columbus, OH  43215

Learn more about the Medical & Health Symposium.


We're pleased to invite Ohio's health-care providers and staff to a free, world-class educational opportunity. Our fourth annual symposium focuses on Comprehensive Care for an Injured Worker. Join us for the latest information covering best practices in the safe and effective medical care of injured workers.

We are requesting continuing education credits for the symposium.

Important: This year’s event does not run concurrently with the BWC Ohio Safety Congress & Expo, March 6 - 8, 2019.

This year's symposium offers two educational tracks for you and your staff.

  • Provider clinical education for health-care professionals
  • Provider staff forum for office support staff (Friday only)

Provider clinical education
Designed for health-care professionals, this track features leading state, national and international experts in their respective fields including:

  • Addiction.
  • Behavioral health.
  • Chiropractic medicine.
  • Concussions.
  • Medical marijuana.
  • Pharmacology.
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation

By attending you will learn more about:

  • BWC's medical initiatives for injured workers and providers.
  • Chemical dependency hazards of health-care professionals.
  • Clinician/patient collaboration and trust.
  • Management of mild traumatic brain injury patients.
  • Medical marijuana nationally and in Ohio.
  • Opioid drug epidemic.
  • Practical, effective, chiropractic best practices.

Provider staff forum
This track offers a full day (Friday, April 26) of education designed specifically for provider office staff related to key workers' compensation policies and procedures. We recommend office staff/administrators who manage the day-to-day operations of workers’ compensation processes and workflows within a health-care system or provider’s office attend this track.

By attending you will learn more about:

  • BWC's medical initiatives for injured workers and providers.
  • Proper billing and reimbursement processes.
  • The terms causation, maximum medical improvement, substantial aggravation and more.
  • Vocational rehabilitation and transitional work programs.

Questions?

Exhibitor opportunities email Chris Angles.