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Special Report on

Professional Case Management

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Hussein A. Tahan, DNSc, RN, CAN, is the executive director of International Health Services at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York, co-author of CMSA’s Core Curriculum for Case Management, and a member of the editorial advisory board of Professional Case Management journal. Q: From a researcher’s standpoint, would you classify case management as a profession or a specialty practice? A: I view case management as a specialty practice. A “profession” requires specific knowledge and skill that is almost always acquired in the context of formalized and intensive academic preparation — often ...
exist for each specialty. The list of journals can also be organized by specialty, and further into "leading" journals, and "other" journals here.
Patient Advocate Foundation Partners With Breakaway from Cancer ...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 4 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) – a national non-profit organization that provides professional case management services to tens of thousands of patients every year who are unable to obtain access to care because of financial or insurance denials – is pleased to partner with Breakaway from Cancer, a national fundraising and educational initiative founded by Amgen in 2005 to raise awareness of the important resources available to cancer patients including prevention, education, patient care, advocacy and financial support. “Patient Advocate Foundation is ... market research, surveys and trends
brain injury case management
Since the 1960’s, the case manager has been a key organizer of services in traditional rehabilitative settings.  Case management has evolved over the years from a simple cost containment focus to a well-coordinated, systematic, comprehensive approach to quality cost-effective care.  Case managers today are routinely and almost universally involved in organizing and coordinating rehabilitative services and resources to maximize a person’s functional recovery  after an injury.     Most recently, the case manager has been recognized as a catalyst in the field of forensic or medical-legal rehabilitation.  Therefore ... market research, surveys and trends


Obesity Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery Case Management ...
CE credit is available from CCMC, CDMSC and NAHQ. NAHQ credit expires one calendar year after publication. For CE credit from one of these organizations, indicate which type of credit is needed and fax your Nursing Center certificate to (212)886-1337. Professional Case Management January/February 2010  Volume 15 Number 1 Pages 17 - 26 Purpose/objectives: The proportion of Americans with clinically severe obesity has vast implications for the nation's healthcare system since this population have twice as many chronic medical conditions as people with normal weight. Through the use of review of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Notes from the Field: Interview with City of Fort Worth's ...
In March the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas interviewed Otis Thornton, Homelessness Program Director at the city of Fort Worth, to discuss the fundamentals of homelessness and efforts to combat it. Dallas Fed: How many people are homeless and how long, on average, are they homeless? Otis Thornton: On Jan. 29, 2009, a point-in-time count identified 2,181 homeless people in Tarrant County—down 19.5 percent from 2007. The Tarrant County Homeless Coalition used this snapshot to estimate that 5,012 people would experience homelessness countywide during 2009. Fifty-two percent of homeless adults are disabled, 13 percent ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Guest column: We must think outside the box to solve homelessness
Since the Chronicle printed the front page story, "Day Use Only: Shelter no longer offering overnight housing for area's homeless," many concerned citizens have approached me wondering what Bozeman and the surrounding area is doing about the issue of homelessness. I would like to take this opportunity to answer the question and ask for everyone's assistance. First of all, addressing homelessness cannot be left up to one individual or even one agency. It is the responsibility of all of us. It is often said that as a community, we are only as strong as the weakest among us. Homeless individuals and families are ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
In Focus: ILTA 2010
That may be true if the park is Yellowstone. There is plenty going on at ILTA 2010 in the e-discovery space, as well as other areas of legal technology. Here are a few items to focus on when the doors open. There seems to be some question on the estimate of the size of the e-discovery market as reported by George Socha and Tom Gelbmann in the 2010 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey, as observed by Rees Morrison , of Law Department Management, and as rebutted by Gelbmann . By the time Gelbmann and Morrison sort that out, the market will move, most likely in an upward direction. Craig Carpenter, vice president of marketing ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Professional case management
Sep 5, 2008 ... Professional Case Management May/June 2008. Case Management ... Professional Case Management as It Relates ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Mapping the literature of case management nursing
University of Rochester Medical Center Health Sciences Libraries and Technologies 601 Elmwood Avenue Rochester, New York 14642 2 Library and Information Access San Diego State University 5500 Campanile Drive San Diego, California 92182-8050 Pamela White: Pamela_White/at/ ; Marilyn E. Hall: mehall/at/ Objectives: Nursing case management provides a continuum of health care services for defined groups of patients. Its literature is multidisciplinary, emphasizing clinical specialties, case management methodology, and the health care system. This study is part of a project to map the literature ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The University of Oklahoma College of Nursing - Case Management ...
A Case Manager is a professional with specialized knowledge and expertise in managing healthcare needs and services for seniors and persons with disabilities. Our Case Managers are individuals who work with your family to evaluate your situation, identify solutions, and work with you to design a plan for maximizing your loved one’s health, safety, independence and quality of life. Yes. Sometimes Care Managers are also called case managers, geriatric care managers, elder care managers, service coordinators or care coordinators. Call your medical and long term care insurance provider(s) directly to investigate further. ...
Is this a strongly written professional resume? What do you think ...
Dedicated customer focused administrative professional offering significant experience in self-directed position requiring effective support, secretarial, and administrative abilities. Proven interpersonal, communications, and multi-tasking skills. Adaptable team player recognized for willingness to learn and teach newly acquired skills. QUALIFICATIONS: • 3 yrs. of administrative experience in a health care setting, handling multi-faceted clerical tasks . • Exceptional ability to communicate effectively with staff, patients, and public. • Ability to translate from English to Spanish. • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. • ...
How do you think that the case management profession will evolve ...
At Physicians EHR, we are finding case management to be a new driver among the community health centers, particularly since it is getting tied to HRSA reporting and funding. I think it will grow out of panel management, but until the financial case becomes more widely accepted, I still see private practices resistant. Would love to know if employers are engaging case managers more now with health care reform to make health care payments less painful. posted 4 months ago Although the focus for health reform settled on access and moved away from cost containment, I believe that multiple new initiatives to control cost are on the ...