2018 Tools & Tactics Webinar: Top 5 Tips to Make Your FFD Reports Fit for Duty

DMECTools & Tactics, Webinars

Thursday, Sept. 13

9:00 am PT | 12:00 pm ET

Used appropriately, fitness-for-duty (FFD) evaluations are an effective tool to understand functional abilities and limitations of an individual. However, understanding the benefits and pitfalls of the FFD process can better prepare employers to utilize this valuable tool for maximum impact.

In this webinar, we will present the top 5 practical steps employers can take to streamline processes, while helping to meet their FFD objectives. We will also delve into the employer/physician relationship, and how employers can leverage them to ensure FFD reports are usable for the intended purpose.

DMEC members receive free registration for webinars. Log in to your DMEC account prior to registering to receive member pricing.

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize proven methods to get top-quality FFD reports within established guidelines.
  • Gain insight into the medical provider’s perspective regarding FFDs, and how employers can break through to get the information they need.
  • Explore valuable techniques to streamline processes and maximize results to meet FFD objectives.


Tom Johnson, CLMS, Consultant, Genex Services

Tom Johnson is a consultant for Genex Services where he assists in the continued development and strategy of the company’s provider network and IME/peer review division. Previously, Mr. Johnson served as vice president at Genex, where he was instrumental in expanding its IME services. With a B.S. in mechanical engineering and an MBA from the University of Oxford, Mr. Johnson has worked in various IME senior leadership roles over the past 15 years, including serving as president and CEO of an IME firm.


Donna Bradshaw, Director of Provider Relations/Quality Management & Analysis, Exam Coordinators Network

With more than 25 years of experience, Donna Bradshaw is a leading expert in disability provider relations as well as quality analysis. In her current position at Exam Coordinators Network, a division of Genex Services, Ms. Bradshaw is responsible for writing operational plans to meet various state regulatory requirements, as well as securing and maintaining URAC Core V3 Accreditation for the company. Ms. Bradshaw is also leading the development of Genex’s provider panel with a focus on strategic recruiting and provider quality. In this role, she is responsible for developing strategies for the provider relations division to work more effectively with providers.


This session qualifies for the following CEUs: 1 CLMS, 1 CPDM, 1 PHR, and 1 SHRM. To qualify for CEU credit:

  • You must attend the full duration of the webinar. Following the webinar and once attendance has been confirmed, you will receive an email with CEU reporting information.
  • You must register for and watch the webinar individually. Group participation does not qualify CEU credit.

CLMS Logo_RGB_PNGExclusively offered by DMEC, the Certified Leave Management Specialist (CLMS) program is the only professional designation of its kind that provides interactive, hands-on training to ensure your programs effectively comply with state and federal leave laws. Learn more about the CLMS program.

 Registration Fees

Registration Fees
DMEC members Free
Nonmembers $29.99

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