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Case managers do their best work when they use leadership skills to keep all stakeholders on track with care coordination.
With a field-based care management program, WellCare Health Plans has reduced hospitalizations, ED use, and readmissions.
Starting with a list of 2,500 patients who were high-cost utilizers, an ambulatory case management program effectively reduced the cost of care by 17% over three years.
It’s a difficult yet common scenario: A patient with complex care needs does not have a reliable caregiver at home to assist with implementing his or her post-discharge care needs.
The problem of alarm fatigue has gained attention in recent years, with evidence showing that it can threaten patient safety.
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Editor Melinda Young, Managing Editor Jill Drachenberg, and Nurse Planner Margaret Leonard report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.