Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center WellnessWorks

Providing Healthcare Solutions to Local Employers

HARTSVILLE, SC (February 20, 2012) — Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center is now offering a new program designed to work hand-in-hand helping local business and industry with their many employee health needs, especially controlling costs associated with workers’ compensation.

It is called WellnessWorks. There is no cost to enroll in the CPRMC WellnessWorks program.

“WellnessWorks is a win-win. Companies are able to reduce costs and streamline communications, and CPRMC provides the healthcare services they need,” said Michael Northcutt. “As a hospital, we are here to serve our community, and that includes helping businesses and industries improve the overall health and wellness of their workforce.”

The WellnessWorks concept has aided businesses and industries with controlling costs associated with rising workers’ compensation and general healthcare costs for over ten years. Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center is proud to have the opportunity to offer this unique program to our community, said Northcutt.

Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center has put in place a physician panel consisting of general practitioners and physician specialists who are interested in helping the local workforce become healthier and more productive in the workplace.

The four basic components that make up the WellnessWorks program are as follows:

  1. Injury Prevention Services- CPRMC WellnessWorks program provides employers with easy access to healthcare information and healthcare services. This includes providing on-site safety talks and health events to scheduling physicals and drug screenings.
  2. Injury Intervention Services- The program offers a cost-effective and efficient group of physicians to aid employers establish return-to-work strategies and help minimize treatment time and lost work days.
  3. Service Coordination- CPRMC WellnessWorks provides a centralized communication hub within the healthcare system to assist employers with scheduling and tracking cases. The Service Coordination Department acts as a liaison between all parties involved with managing employee healthcare needs.
  4. Wellness Promotion- This aspect of the program helps employers to educate their workforce regarding general health policies and plans. A variety of services are available such as health events, health education talks, corporate health club incentives, etc.

There is no cost associated with enrolling in the WellnessWorks program. A brief enrollment and implementation process is required to ensure that the healthcare providers are informed and aware of the employers’ requirements and protocols for handling health care needs. The corporate health consultant works with employers to customize the program to meet any specific needs.

To enroll or request more information about taking advantage of these services, please contact Service Coordination or Michael Northcutt, CPRMC WellnessWorks Corporate Health Consultant at (888) 977-3319.