Posts by Scott Appnel

Top 5 Reasons your Business or Organization can Benefit from a Medical Director

Posted: July 6, 2020

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Medical Policy Consultation helps you put it all in writing The considerations are many as we begin to bring employees and others on-site after COVID-19, and prepare for “business as usual.” Except, these times are anything but usual. From the legal and ethical to medical perspectives, there is much an employer or administrator needs to [...] Read Post

COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing and Temperature Screenings for Employees

Posted: June 22, 2020

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Should employers start to test asymptomatic employees? Now that states and counties are reopening to business, employers are looking for ways to ensure their workforce is safe and can safely interact. For many that means obtaining some sort of assurance that employees are not currently infected with COVID-19. The “go to” test since the outbreak [...] Read Post

Do Antibody Tests for COVID-19 Ensure a Safe Return to Work?

Posted: June 17, 2020

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As companies race to do testing, there’s much to keep in mind. Employers are gearing up to either reopen their businesses or take steps to ensure the safety of their employees who will be working side-by-side once more. This prospect has ignited a focus on antibody testing for COVID-19. Antibodies are proteins the body makes [...] Read Post

Health and Well-Being Emergency Preparedness: Guidance for Employers and Employees

Posted: March 23, 2020

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During emergent health situations, such as the one we are facing now with COVID-19, we understand that employers could benefit from support and guidance with keeping their employees’ well-being intact. Whether employees are coming into the office, holding down operations in a manufacturing facility, or working remotely, there are many factors to consider, including [...] Read Post

Reduce Employee Absences by Preventing Spread of Flu

Posted: September 24, 2019

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As we head into October, we are reminded that flu season is straight ahead. The good news is, it’s becoming easier to get vaccinated against various strains of influenza. Hospitals and pharmacies are stepping up and offering clinics and even drive-through centers in some cases. Employers, too, can play a role to help their employees [...] Read Post