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Occupational medicine

Occupational medicine is the branch of medicine that relates to maintaining workplace health and treating injuries or illnesses that may occur. Occupational medicine focuses on preventing workplace injury and disease through cooperation and communication with employers.

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Occupational medical care in Florida

Employee health contributes to company health. That's why we offer innovative workplace wellness and safety programs to help adults proactively manage their health.

At HCA Florida Physicians, a network of providers throughout Florida, our occupational health specialists are highly skilled at diagnosing and treating workplace injuries and health conditions. These specialists help workplace personnel proactively manage their health through screenings and preventive care, providing intervention before injuries occur.

Occupational health services 

HCA Florida Physicians provides access to comprehensive occupational medical care, including:

Health screenings and services

We offer a wide range of health services and screenings tests, including:

  • Alcohol and drug testing, including pre-employment testing
  • Audiometry testing
  • Cardiac testing, including EKG and low-risk cardiac stress testing
  • Immunizations
  • Laboratory services
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Vision testing, including visual acuity, peripheral vision and colorblindness testing

Physicals and assessment services

Our physicians provide physical examinations, each specifically designed to meet the particular needs of the employer, employee and job.

Primary care services

Preventive and primary care services are important elements of occupational medical care. For this reason, we offer complete primary care to help adults proactively manage their wellness.

Regulatory compliance services

As part of our comprehensive approach to occupational health and safety, we provide services to guide employers through federal, state and local compliance regulations.

Workers' compensation and case management

We offer access to comprehensive workers' compensation and injury programs. These encompass preventive care, treatment and surgery, injury prevention and physical therapy and rehabilitation.

Our proactive workers' compensation programs aim to reduce claims and costs by promoting early intervention, clear communication and thorough case management. Our goal is to help employees heal and safely return to work, while helping them prevent re-injury.

Our occupational medicine specialists

The occupational health specialists at HCA Florida Physicians specialize in diagnosing, treating and managing work-related health conditions and injuries. These medical professionals are supported by occupational medicine teams with years of experience helping employers provide tailored health and wellness programs for their employees.

Collaborative team approach to occupational health

As needed, our occupational medicine specialists partner with other specialists in our network, including:

  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Primary care providers
  • Radiologists
  • Speech therapists
  • Cardiologists, neurologists and other specialists, as needed

This type of collaborative care ensures employees are fully supported in their wellness journeys.

If additional or specialized care is needed, our occupational medicine specialists are connected to other specialized providers who can help. This connection is part of our relationship with HCA Florida Healthcare, whose network of hospitals and facilities stretches across the state.