Case Management and Return to Work Services for COVID-19 Positive Employees

One of your employees has tested positive for COVID-19. What do you do next? 

Does your company have a plan for managing the health care of workers who test positive for the virus on your project site?

When you have a COVID-19 positive employee, you need to make sure that they receive appropriate medical care so they can safely return to work, as soon as possible.

To help with returning your employees to work safely, you may need to partner with a medical support services vendor that has experience providing COVID-19 Case Management and Return to Work Services. 

The Key Components of Case Management and Return to Work Services 

When selecting a company to provide these services to your employees, you should consider the following when evaluating potential partners.

Care Plan

  • Do they provide appropriate care and isolation plan recommendations based on the latest research and data?
  • Do their consulting physicians work with the COVID-19 positive employee to assess their current condition and situation?
  • Does their team take your unique project requirements into consideration, or do they force you into a one-size-fits-all care plan?

Case Management & Telemedicine Support

  • Does their team offer 24/7 case management and telemedicine support?
  • Do they have a way to track the employee’s progress toward recovery?
  • Does their staff go above and beyond to provide the employee with peace of mind during a difficult time?

Return to Work

  • When the time comes, do they assist with the return to work process?
  • Are they partnered with a global network of clinics and hospitals to coordinate COVID-19 return to work evaluations and testing?
  • Do they take the burden off of you from having to manage the process?

Reporting

  • Are their cases tracked through HIPAA-compliant electronic medical records?
  • Do their case managers provide regular updates of case progress so that you’re aware of the employee’s status?

The Benefits of Remote Medical International’s COVID-19 Case Management and Return to Work Services

Our COVID-19 Case Management and Return to Work Services include all of the components listed above. In addition, our approach to these services provides significant benefits to both you and your employees. These benefits include:

  • Mitigation of the unnecessary spread of the virus.
  • Consistent COVID-19 response processes across your company’s worksites.
  • Seamless integration with our other COVID-19 Services.

When your employee recovers and feels ready to get back to your project site, we utilize two approaches for the Return To Work evaluation.

Symptomatic Approach:

  • No fever for at least 72 hours without the use of medicine that reduces fevers AND
  • Other symptoms have improved (for example, when their cough or shortness of breath have improved) AND
  • 10 days have passed since their symptoms first appeared.

Molecular Testing Approach:​​

  • No Fever without the use of medicine AND
  • Other symptoms have improved (for example, when their cough or shortness of breath have improved) AND
  • Two (2) negative approved molecular assay tests, 24 hours apart.

Case Management and Return to Work Solutions for Your Operational Requirements

You want to work with a medical support services company that has experience managing the health care of workers who test positive for COVID-19. Contact us to find out how we can take the burden off of your team and get your employees back to work quickly.

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