Case Management


Case management is a department/program wherein registered nurses and licensed social workers coordinate care for patients who require additional services with the goal of attaining the best health outcomes at the most reasonable cost.

The Case Management Society of America can be found here. The part of their mission statement that I really liked was:

Care managers are advocates who help patients understand their current health status, what they can do about it and why those treatments are important.

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