The Intersection of Comorbidities and Holistic Medicine in Workers' Compensation

10/25/2017

When a patient has two or more co-occurring diseases or conditions, each additional condition after the first is referred to as a comobidity. Comorbid patients have a more difficult time recovering from an injury, which often leads to complications for workers' compensation claims. Using a holistic medicine approach to care could lead to a faster recovery. 

Download this idea paper for more information on the relationship between comorbidities, workers' compensation, and holistic medicine, including:

  • What claim aspects are impacted by comorbidities
  • How holistic medicine can improve treatment
  • What employers can do to prevent these issues