Houston, Texas (11/1/17) – Nova Medical Centers is pleased to announce participation in the Texas BlackStone 504 Network that serves the City of Fort Worth and their injured employees. Effective November 1, 2017, Nova Medical Centers will be available as a treating health care provider in any of its (8) Occupational Medical Centers spanning throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth market.
BlackStone was created by the City of Fort Worth to provide an exclusive panel of healthcare providers for the care and treatment of the employees who sustain on-the-job injuries while working for the City. BlackStone has contracted directly with healthcare providers who have been identified as those with expertise in treating occupational injuries and diseases.
“The City recognized the need to provide their employees with additional network choices for quality treating physicians and believed that Nova Medical Centers’ integrated approach to treating soft tissue injuries was a good fit” said Mark Neer, SVP, Network & Payor Strategy. “Based on our exclusive dedication to Occupational Medicine and our integrated Occuflex® Clinical Dashboard that allows employers, adjusters and nurse case managers immediate access to medical records, work status reports and on-line communication, the City has real-time connectivity to their employees’ treatment and progress at Nova Medical Centers.”
About Nova Medical Centers – Home of Occuflex®
As the largest 100% occupational health provider in the nation, Nova treats on-the-job injuries, conducts pre-employment services and screens, and offers preventative care services. Nova connects with employers to maximize employees’ health and get America back to work better and faster.
Nova Medical Centers has expanded its footprint across Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, and Indiana. Nova treats more than 40,000 work-related injuries annually across its locations with an average claim closure rate of 14 days and a 98% same-day return to work rate.
Nova utilizes real-time web-based reporting through its proprietary electronic medical record system, Occuflex®, which allows Nova’s clients to remain constantly up-to-date with claim status. Nova Medical Centers continues to revolutionize occupational healthcare and strives to provide the best occupational medical services possible.