In our previous post, we discussed how implementing a telephonic nurse triage system benefits the employer. While this system actively reduces workers’ compensation costs and reduces lag time in reporting, there are also numerous benefits to the injured employee. Therefore, let us take a closer look at how a 24/7 Nurse Triage Hotline benefits employees.
Improves employee morale.
Having a nurse triage system in place demonstrates that you care about your employees’ well-being and safety. While safety procedures should always be valued in the workplace, accidents are bound to happen. However, with the nurse triage hotline in place, it sends a clear message that your employees are valued and their health is of utmost importance.
Prevents doctor and emergency room visits.
Speaking to a nurse telephonically at the time of injury can save an employee from making an unnecessary and time-consuming trip to the emergency room. With the proper guidance from the nurse, the employee may be able to self-treat the injury, reducing claim costs for your business and saving time for the injured worker.
Help employees return to work quicker.
With the proper guidance to the appropriate level of care at the point of injury, injured workers can obtain the right treatment immediately. Therefore, this reduces lag time in reporting and treatment, which also expedites the process of returning to work.
At Company Nurse, we help employers in addressing work injuries immediately. We provide medical expertise at the point of injury, so injured employees are channeled to the most appropriate level of care by qualified and trained nurses. If an injury is identified, we will report it to everyone on the distribution list in order for them to do their respective jobs efficiently. For more information on how you can experience a 20 percent reduction in reported claims, and a total claims cost savings of up to 30 percent, contact us today at (888) 817-9282.