Dr. Teresa Bartlett

Senior Medical Officer

At Sedgwick we help our clients, their injured/ill employees and physicians maneuver through a complicated uncertain healthcare landscape. Our colleagues are prepared to deliver high quality, custom programs that solve problems with the most current issues. Working with our progressive clients and our informed colleagues to ensure improved health and productivity outcomes inspires me.

Bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University
University of Santiago, Technical School of Medicine in the Dominican Republic
Clinical internships at Yale Affiliated Hospitals in Connecticut

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November 07, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Is Worker Advocacy Really a Strategic Shift or Just a Passing Fad?

At NWCDC's 'The 64,000 Question – Do Advocacy Programs Really Work?' panelists talked establishing open communication with injured workers...and keeping it.

November 07, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Blog
October 18, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Strategies for improving mental health at the workplace

The first step toward improving mental health issues in the workplace is to raise awareness of these conditions and identify ways to assist those needing treatment. Sometimes, employers are surprised to learn the scale and scope of mental illnes…

October 18, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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May 03, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Wellness ZENter recap: Alternative approaches to wellness

Corporate leaders and risk managers invest considerable time and resources each year to find solutions that will improve the well-being of their organizations and the people who support them now and into the future. Once again, Sedgwick sponsored the…

May 03, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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April 26, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Navigating the road to recovery

The array of managed care services that come together to help injured employees recover must be connected, collaborative and focused on the same goals to ensure the best possible care. When an employee is injured on the job, there are multiple steps …

April 26, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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April 01, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Legalized Marijuana: Opportunity or Risk

Dr. Bartlett is quoted in the April issue

April 01, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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March 26, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Medical marijuana: Three things you must consider

The idea of looking to natural substances to alleviate medical ailments and cure disease is ages old. Long before we learned how to synthesize medicine in a lab, we discovered that certain plants, herbs and oils can be used to treat various symptoms …

March 26, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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March 26, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Recovery environment and medical care for injured patients

Dr. Bartlett discusses the importance of the recovery environment and medical care administered to injured workers.

March 26, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Article
March 20, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Comp payers in the weeds on dosage, payments for medical pot

Sedgwick's Senior Vice President of Medical Quality Dr. Theresa Bartlett contributed to this article

March 20, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Blog
February 15, 2019
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
The value of opioid avoidance

The opioid epidemic remains a top news story and has been ever since public awareness began to dramatically increase in 2012 due to numerous celebrity deaths and renewed focus by federal agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C…

February 15, 2019 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Blog
July 13, 2018
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Telemedicine is a great option – but buyer be aware

Employers considering telemedicine as a treatment option for occupational injuries can anticipate its advantages, but should be aware of two important things:     Have an experienced clinician providing care direction. Some state r…

July 13, 2018 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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April 20, 2018
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Alternatives for pain management

Prescription pain relievers and synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl, are contributing factors to the current opioid epidemic. It has been reported that every day, more than 115 Americans die from overdosing on opioids.1 More than three out of five dr…

April 20, 2018 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Article
January 02, 2018
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Get workers moving to reduce workplace injuries

Sedgwick SVP, Medical Officer, Dr. Teresa Bartlett is featured in an article that focuses on the problems associated with a sedentary lifestyle. She explains that such a lifestyle can contribute to increased risks associated with cancers, cardiac dis…

January 02, 2018 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Article
November 07, 2017
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Building better prescription drug practices

Sedgwick SVP Medical Quality, Dr. Teresa Bartlett shares highlights from her presentation at the IRMI Construction Risk Conference in an article entitled, “Building better prescription drug practices.” In the article, she talks about the size and sc…

November 07, 2017 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Article
September 06, 2017
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Missed Appointments, Missed Opportunities

Sedgwick SVP, Medical Quality, Dr. Teresa Bartlett is quoted in an article that focuses on the importance of eliminating missed medical appointments as a way to reduce claim costs and improve outcomes. She explains there is a monetary cost associate…

September 06, 2017 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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September 05, 2017
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
States Vary in Handling Depression as Workers’ Comp Claims

Sedgwick SVP, Medical Quality, Dr. Teresa Bartlett discusses how states vary in the ways they treat depression under workers’ compensation. She notes that five states - Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Washington, and West Virginia exclude depression f…

September 05, 2017 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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