Hear from Bardavon’s CEO on Why They Doubled Down on Injury Prevention for the Labor Workforce
Bardavon expands into injury prevention to prevent claims in the workplace on behalf of industrial athletes
For the past 10 years, Matt Condon has been at the helm of Bardavon Health Innovations, on a mission to support the health and mobility of every worker – everywhere, building one of the largest physical therapy provider networks and workers’ compensation-managed care platforms in the country. Over the past year, the company has rapidly and methodically expanded its offering to deliver technology-enabled, human-backed hybrid musculoskeletal solutions to injured workers at work, at home, and in the clinic.
Bardavon has recently expanded into injury prevention to protect workers from musculoskeletal disorders in addition to helping with recovery. In this endeavor, it has acquired the leading workplace injury prevention company, Preventure. MSDs have become an epidemic in the workplace, and Bardavon hopes to tackle the problem from multiple vantage points – both before and after injuries.
“An average of 30% of all injuries involving days away from work are due to musculoskeletal injuries. We’ve dedicated our professional lives to helping injured workers recover more fully, but we believe it’s time to get in front of the injury,” explains Condon, CEO and founder of Bardavon Health Innovations.
Condon adds, “This is why applying what we’ve learned about musculoskeletal recovery to build out an individualized preventive solution with workers at the center just made sense. For this reason, we are excited to bring our new Safety Intelligence Suite to market”.
The Safety Intelligence Suite for employers combines proprietary technology, such as wearable sensors and data-backed dashboards with digital interventions and human movement coaching. This end-to-end solution for EHS teams is the most comprehensive in the market and is the only one built with human-powered care and return to work in mind. Workers receive custom alerts and preventative activities for their job tasks, and personalized injury recovery for improved return-to-work outcomes when applicable.
“What is so special about joining forces with Bardavon, is that we’ve been able to create an injury prevention offering that is totally unique and future-forward. We are truly breaking down silos when we combine wearable hardware and dashboards with real human coaching. This combination allows us to steer employees away from injury and do things like build safety protocols in real time. It’s quite powerful,” added Scott Coleman, CEO of Preventure (now a Bardavon Company).
Bardavon’s Safety Intelligence Suite for injury prevention offers employers the following capabilities:
- Custom injury prevention solutions that are tailored to each workplace and individual worker, adapting to specific injury risks and jobs.
- Scalable safety programs that inform safety protocols with real-time, decision-making data derived from worker engagement.
- An AI movement coach; digital and human intervention; and daily, app-based preventative exercise and holistic programming to keep workers healthy.
- A clinically integrated solution that leverages engagement data to determine appropriate injury rehabilitation protocols for improved return-to-work times.
“We started Bardavon to deliver the best science, the best processes, and the best overall health experience for the active workforce because they deserve better. It is exciting for us to trailblaze into the preventative space,” Condon said. “By combining our innovative injury prevention technology with hybrid musculoskeletal recovery, the industrial athletes we serve benefit from top-of-the-line prevention solutions that were formerly reserved for professional athletes and the elite.”
Coleman added: “I truly believe that we’re setting a new bar for what wearable technology and safety and risk programs should look like in the workplace. They should be connected, individualized, and backed by clinicians. We’ve officially arrived, and the future looks bright.”
Interested in Bardavon’s new Safety Intelligence Suite for injury prevention? Learn more here.
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