We are pleased to announce that BarnesCare’s John Kent Parker, MD, MPH has earned the certification as Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME). Dr. Parker completed training and successfully passed the American Foard of Independent Medical Examiners Certification Examination, qualifying for a 5-year certification.
The CIME certification is recognized among insurers, workers’ compensation agencies, legal organizations, case management companies, large, self-insured entities, insurance brokers, consultants and other professional organizations as a registered service mark certification indicating a physician has acquired unique skills and knowledge to perform Independent Medical Evaluations (IME).
BarnesCare IMEs are used primarily for workers' compensation claims, this objective evaluation of an employee's health condition can help determine causality, establish an impairment rating, determine the extent of injury and evaluate rehabilitation. For more information on a BarnesCare IME, or to schedule an IME appointment, please contact Shelley Penrod 314.747.5816.