Catastrophic Nurse Case Management Services
Catastrophic injuries present immediate and long term cost risks for the entire industry in which the injured worker was involved.
Without proper management, recovery can be prolonged and more costly than necessary. IW Care Connection, Inc., utilizes expert CAT Nurse Case Managers countrywide with relationships and access to Regional Trauma Centers and Centers for Excellence in various types of health and wellness treatments. Our CAT (computerized axial tomography) Nurse Case Manager ensures appropriate and timely care for the injured person while conveying care and concern to the patient and family.
Catastrophic injuries requiring emergent care and potential for sub-acute care are:
- Spinal cord injuries and diseases including quadriplegia, paraplegia and paresis
- Burns (1st, 2nd, 3rd degree; full thickness)
- Traumatic brain injuries including close head injuries with loss of consciousness
- Bilateral vision loss
- Multi-trauma (two or more substantial injuries)
- Chemical respiratory