Evidence-based Treatment Guidelines in WC

Evidence-based Treatment Guidelines in Workers' Compensation was introduced in Montana more than one year ago. Initially, the provider community was mixed in their acceptance of the hybrid guidelines into their practices. Slowly, the positive impact that following evidence-based treatment has been increasing and the number of patients requiring care outside of the guidelines to meet functional improvement has been minimal. At the recent WCRI conference, evidence-based treatment was a point of discussion as reviewed by Joe Paduda. Read his interesting review at http://www.joepaduda.com/archives/002395.html