King of Prussia, PA (November 9, 2021)
MedRisk is pleased to announce that our own Jill Carnahan, PT, DPT was a finalist for this year’s Comp Laude® awards in the medical provider category. The awards program aims to change the narrative of workers’ compensation to a more positive dialogue and bring all stakeholders to the table to participate in the conversation.
When Jill Carnahan joined MedRisk in 2016, she made the shift from patient care to peer-to-peer review. While she enjoyed her work, she missed patient care. So, when MedRisk developed its own telerehabilitation program, she dove headfirst into what was uncharted waters at the time.
Since then, Jill has been on the front lines of telehealth, building a one-of-a-kind team of physical therapists (PTs) and helping develop a product that is secure and effective. She is a pioneer in ushering remote PT into the workers’ compensation industry. Before the pandemic, injured workers had mostly gravitated to telerehab for convenience. But when the pandemic struck, things changed quickly. MedRisk patients (and the workers’ comp industry as a whole) were suddenly ready to go virtual and Jill was there to lead and provide that much needed care.
Today, she spearheads MedRisk’s telerehabilitation program, seeing patients, managing its team of telerehab physical therapists and conducting telephone consultations following work-related injuries.
Because of her work in the telerehab space, she holds the unusual distinction of being a licensed PT in 33 states. Jill helps patients across the country and has received glowing reviews throughout her career. Her patients rave about her empathetic listening, easy-to-understand explanations and flexible care.
Jill earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Doctorate in PT from the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. She worked as a graduate assistant at the university’s PT clinic prior to graduating. She then worked as a staff PT at Jeanes Hospital in Philadelphia for a short time before moving to MossRehab. She worked there for over 10 years and successfully developed and grew the pelvic rehabilitation program for the Einstein Health Network.
We are so proud of Jill and her innovative team. Join us in congratulating Jill!