From 1998 to 2001, staff with the Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Center in Plattsburgh, N.Y., further developed and replicated an existing community-based coalition that provides health care to injured workers in rural Clinton County, called the North Country On the Job Network.
Researchers at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., conducted a descriptive and qualitative evaluation of the project.
The project was part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Workers' Compensation Health Initiative national program.
Under the grant, project staff:
Among the findings the evaluators reported to RWJF: