Quality improvement activity in occupational healthcare associated with reduced need for disability retirement: A Bayesian mixed effects modelling study in Finland

Being affiliated with the occupational healthcare (OHC) qualitynetwork (OQN) – a voluntary collaborative forum in Finland – canreduce the need for disability pensions among employees in the careof the OHC unit. When the OHC unit participates in common qualityimprovement (QI) activities (quality measurements of intervening inexcess use of alcohol, quality facilitator training, and the focus of workability measurements) it may decrease the risk of work disabilitypensions.