The Board Certified Physician Life Care Planners in Massachusetts at Physician Life Care Planning provide Life Care Plans for ill and injured Massachusettsans, in Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Cambridge, Lowell, Brockton, Quincy, New Bedford, Lynn, Fall River, Lawrence, Newton, Somerville, Framingham, Haverhill, Malden, Waltham, Medford, Taunton, Revere, Weymouth Town, Chicopee, Peabody, Methuen Barnstable Town, and throughout the State of Massachusetts.
We’ve helped ill and injured Massachusettsans by providing Life Care Planning services in Massachusetts that address cerebral palsy, major burns, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, acquired brain injuries, burns, amputations, mild traumatic brain injury, birth injuries, major joint injuries, multiple trauma, orthopedic trauma injuries, chronic pain injuries, and spinal injuries.
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Qualifications of our Certified Physician Life Care Planners in Massachusetts
Our Certified Physician Life Care Planners in Massachusetts are practicing physicians who are Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, a medical specialty that has long been recognized as uniquely qualified to provide a strong medical foundation for life care plans. Some of our Board Certified Physician Life Care Planners who formulate Massachusetts Life Care Plans are also Board Certified in additional medical specialties, such as Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, and maintain Certified Life Care Planners (CLCP™) Certification, as designated by the International Commission on Health Care Certification.
Our Board Certified Physician Life Care Planners are practicing physicians who maintain medical licenses and certifications from the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Association of Academic Physiatrists, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the Massachusetts Medical Society.
The Massachusetts Life Care Planners at Physician Life Care Planning are highly experienced medical professionals who have maintained numerous clinical appointments, executive appointments, and medical directorships at leading medical facilities including University Orthopedics in Providence, Rhode Island, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Braintree, in Braintree, Massachusetts, New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, and Franciscan Children’s Hospital.
As educators and Massachusetts, our Board Certified Physicians who provide Life Care Planning Services in the State of Massachusetts have taught/lectured at Harvard Medical School, the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the American Speech and Hearing Association , The University of Texas Southwestern School of Health Professions Children’s Health in Dallas, Texas, and the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
Our Massachusetts Life Care Planning Physicians have held chairmanships, board memberships, and executive and committee memberships at leading organizations including the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, the Association of Academic Physiatrists, and Children’s Health.
Our Life Care Planning Physicians who provide Massachusetts Life Care Plans are also prolific presenters and lectures on topics of life care planning and clinical topics related to the impairments, disabilities, symptoms and future medical requirements of injured individuals in Massachusetts who require life care plans, including pediatric rehabilitation, brain injury, motor disorders, cerebral palsy, neurological disorders, spinal cord injury, orthopedic injuries and others.
Our Board-Certified Physician Life Care Planners in Massachusetts have also received medical training and education at some of the country’s leading universities, colleges, and medical facilities, including Carnegie Mellon University, Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School, Temple University Hospital/Moss Rehab, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and the Marmara University School of Medicine.
Common Causes of Injuries in Massachusetts that Require Life Care Plans
Life Care Plans for Truck & Automobile Injuries in Massachusetts commonly address orthopedic injuries, head and traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations, whiplash, coup and countercoup injuries, burns, and more. These injuries are typically caused by various forms of impact, or fire.
Life Care Plans for Farm and Ranch Injuries in Massachusetts often include tractor accidents, failure of three point hitch accidents, agricultural stripper accidents, roller belt accidents, harvester accidents, grain elevators and auger accidents, packing and loading accidents, stampeding livestock accident, heavy equipment accidents, safety guard malfunction accidents, hazardous chemical accidents, accidents relating to entrapment in silos and confined places, and slip and fall accidents.
Life Care Plans for Railroad Injuries in Massachusetts often address injuries sustained by those who have sustained hazardous materials exposure, or who have been injured as a result of train derailments or railroad crossing accidents. Unfortunately, these accidents often necessitate life care plans which address amputations, brain injuries, crush injuries, internal injuries, spinal cord injuries, burn injuries, broken bones, paralysis, and permanent disability.
Life Care Plans for Aviation Injuries in Massachusetts commonly address people who have been injured in airport accidents, offshore helicopter accidents, oilrig transport accidents, helicopter accidents, helicopter crashes, private plane / general aviation accidents, and commercial airline accidents.
Life Care Plans for Drug & Medical Injuries in Massachusetts not only address injuries sustained during a broad range of medical treatment and medical procedures, they also address illnesses which can be caused by dangerous drugs. The resulting injuries and illnesses can include various forms of cancer, lymphoma, neurotoxic injuries, cardiovascular injuries, brain damage, and chronic diseases.
Life Care Plans for Industrial Injuries in Massachusetts commonly address those injured in drilling rig accidents, warehouse accidents, factory accidents, grain mill accidents, mines and mining accidents, plant and refinery accidents, construction site accidents, and paper mill accidents. Industrial accidents often necessitate life care plans that address neck and back injuries, shoulder injuries, broken bones, brain injuries, crush Injuries, and others.
The Methodology Used by our Certified Physician Life Care Planners in Massachusetts
The tenets, methods and best practices of the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners was first published in 2017 in A Physician’s Guide to Life Care Planning: Tenets, Methods, and Best Practices for Physician Life Care Planners.
This published, regularly employed peer-reviewed methodology is widely accepted within the discipline of life care planning; and it has been reliably employed in thousands of state and federal court cases throughout the United States.
Training in the methodology advocated by the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners has been peer-reviewed by the International Commission on Health Care Certification (ICHCC), the certifying body which governs the Certified Life Care Planning Certification (CLCP™), the oldest and most widely held certification in the field of life care planning. Additionally, the ICHCC peer-reviews and accepts life care plans which employ the methodology advocated by the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners for purposes of awarding CLCP™ Certification to CLCP™ Certification Candidates. Further, the ICHCC affords ICHCC Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to CLCP™ Certification Holders who receive methodological and clinical education from the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners.
Training in the methodology advocated by the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners is reviewed and accepted by the American Medical Association (AMA), in conjunction with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio. The AMA affords its highest level Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME Credits) to licensed physicians who receive methodological and clinical training and education from the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners.
What are the three Basic Questions of Life Care Planning?
According to the published, peer-reviewed tenets, methods and best practices advocated by the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners, the Basic Questions of Life Care Planning are:
- What is a subject’s diagnostic condition?
- What medically-related goods and services does a subject’s diagnostic conditions require?
- How much will the medically-related goods and services cost over time?
What are the Clinical Objectives of a Life Care Plan?
According to the published, peer-reviewed tenets, methods and best practices advocated by the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners, the Clinical Objectives of Life Care Planning are:
- Diminish or eliminate physical and psychological pain and suffering.
- Reach and maintain the highest level of function given an individual’s unique circumstance.
- Prevent complications to which an individual’s unique physical and mental conditions predispose them.
- Afford the individual the best possible quality of life in light of their condition.
What Types of Medical Treatment are Included in Massachusetts Life Care Plans
The American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners categorizes Future Medical Recommendations according to the following structure:
- Physician Services
- Routine Diagnostics
- Laboratory Studies
- Rehabilitation Services
- Equipment & Supplies
- Nursing & Attendant Care
- Environmental Modifications & Essential Services
- Acute Care Services
Biographies and Curriculum Vitae for Certified Life Care Planners in Massachusetts
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