Occupational Health and Injury Clinic Opens at UT Health Austin

A new option for treating workplace injuries and illness is now available for employers and employees through UT Health Austin

UT Health Austin’s WorkLife Occupational Health, Walk-In, and Travel Clinic opens on Tuesday, January 23. Located at 1601 Trinity St. in downtown Austin, this is the second service (the first is an employee walk-in clinic) now available at the new clinic. The Clinic will perform DOT physicals, drug testing; process Worker’s Compensation claims and treat work place accidents. They are also available to diagnose and treat general employee health concerns.

The WorkLife Occupational Health, Walk-In, and Travel Clinic uses a team-based approach to deliver the care employees need. The team assesses and treats acute, non-urgent work-related injuries and performs screenings for employee health related needs. The care team is comprised of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical assistants, occupational physicians, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists and orthopedic doctors (hand, knee, hip, etc), outcomes specialists and learners all focused on caring for patients and getting them back to work.

For employers, support from WorkLife includes proactive case management including a full range of administrative support, electronic medical record (EMR), diagnostic imaging, and referral coordination services. Additionally, real-time progress reporting from registration of the employee to their return to work is available through the secure online portal.

“We are looking forward to partnering with employers to bring a more efficient, personalized level of care for injured workers in Central Texas”, says Edward Bernacki, MD, Executive Director for UT Health Austin’s WorkLife Occupational Health, Walk-In, and Travel Clinic.

For more information about the WorkLife Occupational Health, Walk-In, and Travel Clinic, visit here or call 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737).

About UT Health Austin

UT Health Austin is the clinical practice of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. We collaborate with our colleagues at the Dell Medical School and The University of Texas at Austin to utilize the latest research, diagnostic, and treatment techniques, allowing us to provide patients with an unparalleled quality of care. Our experienced healthcare professionals deliver personalized, whole-person care of uncompromising quality and treat each patient as an individual with unique circumstances, priorities, and beliefs. Working directly with you, your care team creates an individualized care plan to help you reach the goals that matter most to you — in the care room and beyond. For more information, call us at 1-833-UT-CARES or request an appointment here.