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Tri-City Herald
The Eastern Washington Center of Occupational Health & Education has opened an office in Kennewick. The center is a program of St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute and Inland Northwest Health Services in collaboration with the state Department of Labor and Industries, a news release said. The new of...
Wenatchee Business Journal
THEN:Getting injured workers back on the job earlier was the focus of a pilot program that expanded to Chelan and Douglas counties in 2005.Working in collaboration with the state Department of Labor and Industries, Spokane-based St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute was awarded the contract to operat...
Spokesman Review
 A year after a go-ahead from the Washington Legislature, a program pioneered in Spokane has expanded to 16 counties east of the Cascade Mountains, sustaining jobs here, and improving care to thousands of Eastern Washington workers injured on the job.Not incidentally, the Centers for Occupational H...
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries News
A new study of occupational health care in Washington state shows that improving medical care for injured workers can dramatically reduce lost work time. The study is published in the December 2011 issue of the American Public Health Association journal, Medical Care. Dr. Gary Franklin, medical dir...
Spokane Journal of Business
The Center of Occupational Health & Education at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute here says a recent study shows its efforts have reduced the cost and duration of workers’ compensation claims considerably since it began operations five years ago.COHE, a pilot project funded by the Washington sta...
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