February 1, 2017
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Case Management Program Keeps Clients Out of Jail, Improves Health in Update on Care in Geriatric Trauma
A case management program launched by a private nonprofit organization has found that providing better healthcare access to inmates at the local jail has resulted in many benefits.
Case Study Shows How Case Management Works With Very Ill Inmate
A nonprofit care management program’s collaboration with a local jail and health system has resulted in helping inmates both regain health and their post-jail lives.
Case Management Program Successfully Cares for Patients in Community
A case management program that seeks to reduce costs, increase quality of care, and provide a better patient experience — the “triple aim” — has shown success in reducing hospital admissions and ED visits.
Complex Care Management Program Helps People with Challenging Conditions
Cambridge Health Alliance’s complex care management program involves teams of care managers helping patients make their medical appointments, adhere to medication regimens, and handle the various obstacles they face to improving their health.
Program Focuses Nursing on Patient Care Transitions
A Massachusetts program has developed a number of resources for improving transition of care that are now available for healthcare facilities to use at no cost.
To Curb Workplace Violence, Start Small, Consider Holistic Approaches
The Joint Commission has unveiled a resource center focused on providing guidance and materials for hospitals and other healthcare organizations that are trying to beef up security and better prepare staff to handle disturbances when they occur.
Many HCWs in Long-Term Care Skip Flu Shots
Immunization rates for healthcare workers in long-term care were at a meager 69% last flu season — and that was an improvement.