Gallagher Bassett partners with Best Doctors to give employees access to the world’s leading medical specialists

Gallagher Bassett (GB) has partnered with Best Doctors to give injured workers access to the top medical minds in the world and to ensure they have the right diagnosis and treatment plan for their recovery.

When your employees are facing a health problem or have recently sustained an injury, they need clear definitive answers and they need to know the advice they are getting is the best available. That’s where Best Doctors come in.

Best Doctors provides access to an unrivalled network of physicians who have been selected as the best in their field by other leading doctors. They have four main service offerings – all of which focus on getting individuals the very best care – each available without the need to travel. Those services include:

InterConsultation – This service allows employees to get an expert medical review from one of the world’s most well-respected doctors. Individual cases are matched with the most appropriate medical expert, who reviews the diagnosis and treatment plan in great detail, alongside medical records. Following the review, they provide a report with the expert’s recommendations and, if necessary, recommended changes.

Ask the Expert – This service provides injured workers with the opportunity to call and discuss their questions and concerns with a clinician over the phone. The clinician will share their questions with the most appropriate Best Doctors specialist and the expert’s written answers will be provided in an easy-to-understand report.

Find a Best Doctor – The Best Doctors network includes over 50,000 of the world’s top medical experts. If you need to visit a specialist, we will search to see if any of our doctors meet your criteria and practice within a distance that works for you.

The process starts from the moment you contact Best Doctors. A member of the medical team will talk through the case with you confidentially. Best Doctors will take your clinical history and personal details and evaluate, together with you, the most appropriate Best Doctors service for your needs and guide you all of the way.

The benefits of Best Doctors to Employers include:
• Reduce employee absenteeism
• Improve employee productivity
• Protect your staff and their families most important asset, their health

The benefits of Best Doctors to Employees include:
• 10% change in diagnosis. 27% change in treatment
• $7,200 average cost saving where we recommend a change in treatment
• High member satisfaction – 37% net promotor score
• Family benefit – Unlimited access for the employee, their partner and their children
• No limit or costs in using the services
• Completely confidential

Best Doctors was founded with the specific goal of providing expert, independent clinical analysis to the people who need it most, regardless of their physical location.

Over more than 28 years, Best Doctors has defined a market and built a global network to continue the mission of identifying and taking on the most complex, critical and costly cases, wherever they may occur.

If you want to help your employees make better, informed healthcare decisions, while your company decreases its workers’ compensation premiums, get in contact with one of our experts as to how Best Doctors may be of help to your organisation.