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ACOEM defines best practices for medical care and disability management. Learn how to use the most effective treatment to provide better patient care.
Read how to reduce opioid subscriptions by implementing ACOEM’s Opioid Guideline.
Commercial driver medical examiners (CDMEs) ensure that commercial vehicle operators are qualified to drive. ACOEM provides CDME training and publishes a newsletter for providers.
OEM professionals protect workers who protect the public, including firefighters, law enforcement officers, correctional officers, and crossing guards. ACOEM publishes guidance for those who provide medical treatment to law enforcement officers.
Medical review officers (MROs) review results from drug-testing programs and evaluate medical explanations for certain results. ACOEM is the educational provider of choice for MROs. ACOEM also publishes a newsletter for MROs.
"Culture of Health" is not just a buzz phrase, but a fundamental shift in supporting employee health reports an editorial in the November Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
An employer-sponsored behavioral health program can reduce symptoms in employees with depression and anxiety, with best response occuring with 8-12 sessions, finds a study in the October Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Marijuana is an impairing substance and its legalization has huge public and workplace health implications. The U.S. Congress should proceed deliberately and consider workplace safety when dealing with this complex issue.