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Friday, September 11 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
The Independent Medical Examination: How Can It Help?

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Topic Overview: Independent Medical Examinations (IME) are a useful clinical tool in occupational medicine. This discussion will touch on the circumstances in which an IME can be helpful, as well as the concepts of disability and impairment. Advice on how to find a good IME physician will be given. The presentation will also feature the financial aspects of IMEs, including how they can save money. 


  1. Define an IME.
  2. Describe situations in which IMEs can be useful.
  3. Review how IMEs can save money.

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Steven G. Crawford, MD, CIME

Dr. Steven Crawford is the Corporate Medical Director of Meridian Occupational Health, a six-office hospital-based occupational medicine practice at the Jersey Shore. He has practiced occupational medicine for 25 years and has performed Independent Medical Examinations for 15 years... Read More →

Friday September 11, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm PDT
Pacific Concourse N&O