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Healthcare case managers are taking on more responsibility in the care coordination continuum from management of the chronically ill in primary care to overseeing post-acute transitions in care to educating patients on appropriate use of the emergency department. Market research by the Healthcare Intelligence Network indicates that 85 percent of healthcare organizations are using case managers, with many companies co-locating case managers alongside healthcare providers.
The 118-page Guide to Patient-Centered Case Management, Revised Edition, presents best practices in identifying, stratifying and monitoring individuals for case management and documents the returns generated by targeted case management interventions in place at Geisinger Health System, Aetna Medicare, Priority Health and other organizations. This resource contains 70 illustrative figures and its Q&A chapter answers more than 50 questions on patient-centered case management.
Chapter 1: Overview
Chapter 2: Long-Term Complex Case Management
Chapter 3: Best Practices in Care Coordination
Chapter 4: The Embedded Case Manager
Chapter 5: Assessing Health Risk in the Elderly
Chapter 6: Case Management to Reduce Readmissions
Chapter 7: Q&A
Download the executive summary for Guide to Patient-Centered Case Management, Revised Edition.
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