Vibra Hospital Fort Wayne is taking advantage of National Case Management
Week because it is an effective way to spotlight the invaluable roles and positive contributions of case management
A broad categorization has been proposed that describes the various models in two different types, the Interrogative Case Management
Model and the Patient Advocacy Model (Long, 2002).
One of the most interesting chapters describes the development of the strengths case management
model at the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare and how this model found what Floersch would call scientific legitimization.
Nurses, administrators and physicians retooled a traditional case management
program that was led by nurses, based on financial deliverables and linked case managers to individual physicians.
Return employees to productive employment as early and fully as safely possible through intensive disability case management
After a five-year run of managed care programs, many self-insureds are moving back to traditional case management
for a number of reasons:
This text provides information in a brief manner that always seems to provide clues, if not answers, to questions in case management
The impetus for case management
practice in health care settings can be traced to the skyrocketing cost of workers compensation in the 1970s.
is designed to promote patient and customer satisfaction through the use of clinically expert case managers who can balance patient and family needs with efficacious and cost-effective use of resources while continually monitoring, evaluating, and modifying the treatment plan to achieve optimal patient outcomes (Mercy Healthcare Arizona, 1994).
Focuses its efforts on keeping those on short-term disability--typically those who are disabled for less than six months from going on long-term disability, through duration guidelines, case management
, and rehabilitation, when appropriate.
For the reader seeking to learn about case management
, there are challenges in four areas: the concepts of case management
, equity and efficiency; in the real world settings in which case management
systems have to be implemented; the attempts to evaluate case management
systems and interpret the findings; and a text broken by box inserts, tables, figures, lengthy footnotes and frequent references to appendices.
In 1988, officials reorganized the unit into five separate functions--local case management
, vehicle forfeitures, real property forfeitures, Federal case management
, and investigations.
has become a popular and prevalent way to organize and allocate health and social services in the United States and has particularly been emphasized in long-term care (Austin, 1988; Austin et al.
2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Embedded Case Management
provides actionable information from a cross-section of healthcare organizations whose case managers work within a primary care practice, nursing home or other point of care.
This book provides a sociological and historical context for case management
that is seldom considered or understood in case management