Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) appointed Teresa Bartlett, M.D. as senior vice president and medical director.
As medical director for Sedgwick CMS, Dr. Bartlett will be the firm’s senior advisor in matters affecting the design and delivery of medical management services for the company’s claims clients. She will provide strategic counsel and operational support in all areas of medical management including managed care, return-to-work, bill review, medical outcomes protocols, and health and safety matters. She will also advise and represent Sedgwick CMS in efforts to integrate the delivery of occupational and non-occupational medical services and in public policy matters affecting healthcare as part of the claims services process.
Dr. Bartlett joined Sedgwick CMS from Chrysler LLC, where she was the senior manager responsible for integrated health care and disability medical programs. During her 20-year career with Chrysler she managed their multi-state workers’ compensation and disability programs, as well as Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) programs for the company’s Canadian operations. She also led their development of evidence-based medical substantiation procedures that improved care for workers and assured value for company expenditures on medical services.
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine awarded a team directed by Dr. Bartlett it’s 2005 Corporate Health Achievement Award for the development and implementation of a best practice clinical model. In 2008 she received the Health Care Hero Award from Crain’s Detroit Business for workplace back pain mitigation initiatives. Dr. Bartlett is a past member of the steering committee of the Michigan Primary Care Consortium.
Source: Sedgwick Claims Management Services,
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