June 5, 2012
Data Institute Releases Evidence Based Medical Management Guidelines
for Group Health
Work Loss Data Institute (www.worklossdata.com)
today announced expansion of the most successful treatment and
utilization review guideline ever used in workers’ comp into the
group, individual and government health plan market.
evidence-based clinical criteria into actionable medical management
intelligence to support optimal clinical outcomes. With a
multidisciplinary team of physicians and a comprehensive literature
review and ranking process, ODG provides a unique and proprietary
web-based tool for utilization review and care management.
“This is a
natural progression. Starting with return-to-work guidelines in
1996, to treatment guidelines for workers’ comp payers in 2003, we
have seen tremendous results, including cost-savings in excess of
60%, improved health outcomes, and satisfied providers,” said
President and CEO, Phil Denniston. “We are now pleased to offer the
benefits of evidence-based medical management to all of America’s
prevention, the only way to achieve real and lasting healthcare
cost-savings is through the delivery of quality and timely care,”
says Phil LeFevre, Senior Account Executive, WLDI, “Within a
fee-for-service model this can only be done using evidence based
medical management. The science is there. ODG is the delivery
guidelines are used by over 50,000 users worldwide, including
payers, third party administrators, case managers, and healthcare
providers. WLDI will be exhibiting at America’s Health Insurance
Plan's (AHIP) Institute 2012 in Salt Lake City June 20-22, offering
software demos and complimentary trial access to interested parties.
For a demo of
WLDI is an
independent database development company focused on workplace health
and productivity, based in Encinitas, California, founded in 1995.