The power of integrated occupational health

Delivering occupational health
alongside primary care contributes
to cost savings, better outcomes

The power of integrated occupational health and primary care

Polk County Schools, an Everside client since 2012, serves over 100,000 students across 180 schools with 22,000 eligible members. Their success with Everside’s healthcare partnership prompted a second health center opening in 2017. To date, Polk County has seen:

  • A MOD rate reduction from 1.4 to .83 (industry average is 1.0)
  • $770k saved in occupational health costs in 2020
  • The addition of physical therapy and x-ray services for members

Our approach to occupational health

Comprehensive Services

Including pre- and post-offer needs, preventive care, active employee support, return-to-work protocols, surveillance programs, and physical exams.

  • 40% of Everside health centers perform occupational medicine services
  • 29% of Everside health centers offer DOT or other specialized physical exams
  • 28% of Everside health centers perform substance abuse testing

Case Management with Johns Hopkins Medicine

Through collaborative consulting with leaders in the field of Occupational Medicine from Johns Hopkins Medicine, Everside provides comprehensive case management, including return-to-work within ODG guidelines, developing and recommending modified duty programs, liaising between outside providers, and controverting claims.​

Fully Integrated Technology Platform

Our integrated technology platform combines primary care and occupational health to deliver care at the first sign of pain, injury, ​or irritation—including drill-down reporting for advanced analytics.

Success Story: Polk County Schools

“I can’t imagine a health plan without the onsite services of Everside Health.”
Linda King, Director of Risk and Benefits Management, Polk County Schools

Connect with Everside Health

Contact Everside today to see how we build a flexible, cost-saving solution that integrates occupational health with our primary care solution at the first sign—for improved outcomes, cost savings, and happier employees or members.

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