Comprehensive Concussion Management Programs

Research Brief

Topics: Trauma, Service Lines, Care Coordination, Methodologies, Performance Improvement, Neurosciences, Other Service Lines, Business Development, Strategy

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Concussions, or mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), are a common injury that remain severely underrepresented in the clinical setting. According to the CDC, approximately 1.3 million people sustain a form of concussion each year, while many more concussion-related events go unreported.

Recently, concussions have received a sharp increase in national exposure. Thousands of military veterans suffering from concussion-related symptoms and multiple professional sports leagues, notably the NFL, are working to protect against mild TBIs in the wake of a number of deaths and lawsuits concerning afflicted high-profile athletes. Public attention is translating into active legislation mandating considerations in concussion care for students in almost forty states.

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To learn how progressive providers are managing concussion care, read our research brief profiling four concussion management programs.

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