Edward J Bernacki

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ten years' experience using an integrated workers' compensation management system to control workers' compensation costs
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Billings Administration 129, Baltimore, MD 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:508-16. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the costs of workers' compensation
    Edward J Bernacki
    Department of Medicine and Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Billings Administration Room 129, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Occup Environ Med 4:v-vi, 249-57. 2004
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between attorney involvement, claim duration, and workers' compensation costs
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1013-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Increases in the use and cost of opioids to treat acute and chronic pain in injured workers, 1999 to 2009
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:216-23. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Determinants of escalating costs in low risk workers' compensation claims
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:780-90. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint An investigation of the effects of a healthcare provider network on costs and lost time in workers' compensation
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:873-82. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A preliminary investigation of the effects of a provider network on costs and lost-time in workers' compensation
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:3-10. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Impact of the combined use of opioids and surgical procedures on workers' compensation cost among a cohort of injured workers in the state of Louisiana
    Xuguang Grant Tao
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1513-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Temporal relationship between lumbar spine surgeries, return to work, and workers' compensation costs in a cohort of injured workers
    Robert A Lavin
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:539-43. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The impact of cost intensive physicians on workers' compensation
    Edward J Bernacki
    Department of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:22-8. 2010

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Ten years' experience using an integrated workers' compensation management system to control workers' compensation costs
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Billings Administration 129, Baltimore, MD 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:508-16. 2003
    ..Furthermore, these results can be obtained in an environment in which the employer pays the full cost of medical care and the claimant has free choice of medical provider at all times...
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the costs of workers' compensation
    Edward J Bernacki
    Department of Medicine and Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Billings Administration Room 129, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Occup Environ Med 4:v-vi, 249-57. 2004
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between attorney involvement, claim duration, and workers' compensation costs
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1013-8. 2008
    ..To determine the relationship between attorney involvement, claim duration and workers' compensation claim costs...
  4. doi request reprint Increases in the use and cost of opioids to treat acute and chronic pain in injured workers, 1999 to 2009
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:216-23. 2012
    ..Quantify temporal changes in opioid use...
  5. ncbi request reprint Determinants of escalating costs in low risk workers' compensation claims
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:780-90. 2007
    ..To identify and quantify attributes that lead to unanticipated cost escalation in workers' compensation claims...
  6. ncbi request reprint An investigation of the effects of a healthcare provider network on costs and lost time in workers' compensation
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:873-82. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint A preliminary investigation of the effects of a provider network on costs and lost-time in workers' compensation
    Edward J Bernacki
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:3-10. 2005
    ..OG is a statewide health care provider network coordinated by occupational medicine physicians and established by the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation (LWCC) to manage the medical care of injured workers...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of the combined use of opioids and surgical procedures on workers' compensation cost among a cohort of injured workers in the state of Louisiana
    Xuguang Grant Tao
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:1513-9. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of surgical procedures and opioids on workers' compensation claim cost...
  9. doi request reprint Temporal relationship between lumbar spine surgeries, return to work, and workers' compensation costs in a cohort of injured workers
    Robert A Lavin
    Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:539-43. 2013
    ..Determine the relationship between time to surgery, lost time, and insurance costs...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of cost intensive physicians on workers' compensation
    Edward J Bernacki
    Department of Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:22-8. 2010
    ..To identify physicians linked to high-cost workers' compensation claims...
  11. doi request reprint Implications of lumbar epidural steroid injections after lumbar surgery
    Xuguang Grant Tao
    From the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Drs Tao and Bernacki, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Department of Neurology Dr Lavin, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore and Strategic Risk and Strategy Management Mr Yuspeh, Louisiana Workers Compensation Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA
    J Occup Environ Med 56:195-203. 2014
    ..Assess the relationship between performing lumbar epidural steroid injections (ESIs) after lumbar surgery and workers' compensation claim duration and cost...
  12. doi request reprint Description of an influenza vaccination campaign and use of a randomized survey to determine participation rates
    Xuguang Grant Tao
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1629, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:151-7. 2010
    ..To describe the procedures used during an influenza immunization program and the use of a randomized survey to quantify the vaccination rate among healthcare workers with and without patient contact...
  13. doi request reprint Natural history of opioid dosage escalation post-injury: a cohort study of injured workers in the State of Louisiana
    Xuguang Grant Tao
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:439-44. 2012
    ..To determine the relationship between opioid dosage and claim duration...
  14. ncbi request reprint Monitoring worksite clinic performance using a cost-benefit tool
    Xuguang Tao
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:1151-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the usefulness of continuously assessing the return on investment (ROI) of worksite medical clinics as a means of evaluating clinic performance...
  15. ncbi request reprint An assessment of universal versus risk-based hepatitis C virus testing of source patients postexposure to blood and body fluids among healthcare workers
    Xuguang Grant Tao
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 1629, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:470-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of universal versus risk-based hepatitis C (HCV) testing of source patients' (SPs) postexposure to blood and body fluids on the HCV exposure rates among healthcare workers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of physician-dispensed medication on workers' compensation claim outcomes in the state of Illinois
    Jeffrey A White
    From Corporate Claims Mr White and Dr Artuso, Mr Bilinski and Mr Rademacher, Accident Fund Holdings, Inc, Lansing, Mich Division of Environmental and Occupational Medicine Dr Tao, Department of Medicine Division of Occupational Medicine Dr Bernacki, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    J Occup Environ Med 56:459-64. 2014
    ..To evaluate differences between physician-dispensed and non-physician-dispensed medication with regard to lost time, prescription volume, and pharmaceutical, medical, indemnity costs in the Illinois workers' compensation system...
  17. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of continuous low-level heat therapy for acute muscular low back pain in the workplace
    Xuguang Grant Tao
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1298-306. 2005
    ..We sought to compare the therapeutic benefits of ThermaCare Heat Wrap combined with an education program to an education-only program on reducing pain and disability from acute work-related low back pain...