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Kathleen E. Menendez RN, BSN, MSN, CCM
President, Ultimate Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Graduate, University of California, San Francisco Masters in Nursing Administration.

Formerly Medical Case Manager within the Workers’ Compensation Units of USF&G and The St Paul Insurance Companies with over ten years experience. Winner of the 1996 Chairman’s Club Award for annual cost savings of over one million dollars. This award is the company’s most prestigious form of recognition and honors outstanding performance at all levels within the company.

Kathleen has 22 years of clinical and administrative experience in Burn Unit Nursing, Orthopedics, Cardio-Vascular Special Care, Medical-Surgical Nursing, and Adult Critical Care.

Ultimate Healthcare Solutions is a consulting company committed to the rapid and timely resolution of workers’ compensation and liability claims to the benefit of both the injured employee/party and the employer/insured.

Program goals are:

A. To monitor proper medical treatment for the injured employee/party while assisting with his/her successful and timely return to work.

B. To assist with cost containment of workers compensation and liability claims.

We assist in overseeing all phases of medical treatment for the injured employee/party. To accomplish this, our Rehabilitation Consultant assists in:

1. Evaluating appropriateness of treatment and compliance;

2. Identifying and recommending the need for additional medical services/home healthcare as necessary;

3. Identifying job alterations and light duty accommodations when appropriate;

4. Acting as an objective liaison between the injured employee/party, physician, employer/insured, insurance carrier and the family; and,

5. Recognizing and helping overcome anxieties and problems faced by the injured employee/party and family members.

Early referral to Ultimate Healthcare Solutions assures proper and timely medical monitoring, and encourages the injured employee/party to focus on compliance with the treatment plan and return to work. The savings generated from a monitored medical and rehabilitation program benefits the employer/insured in running a cost-effective workers’ compensation and liability programs.