The Case Manager's Handbook / Edition 2

The Case Manager's Handbook / Edition 2

by Catherine M. Mullahy
     
 

Written by an active and nationally recognized case management consultant, The Case Manager's Handbook, Second Edition is the ultimate how—to guide —— designed to define good case management, examine the case management process and present practical procedural information. Virtually every chapter has been revised. New chapters and sections have been… See more details below

Overview

Written by an active and nationally recognized case management consultant, The Case Manager's Handbook, Second Edition is the ultimate how—to guide —— designed to define good case management, examine the case management process and present practical procedural information. Virtually every chapter has been revised. New chapters and sections have been added to cover timely topics including ethics, legislation, disease management, managed care, credentialing groups, end—of—life issues, and do—not—recussitate orders, and much more. Packed with tried—and—true approaches to care and claims management, you'll find this book to be an excellent daily reference or a resource for a different approach. It can be used as a training guide for new case managers, or a teaching tool for client groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834210738
Publisher:
Aspen
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Series:
Administration and Management Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
616
Product dimensions:
1.28(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Pt. IProfile of a Case Manager1
1Nurse Case Manager Roles: Implications for Practice and Education3
2Redefining the Role of Clinical Nurse Specialists15
3Case Management as a Mindset28
4Components of a Successful Case Management Program39
5Managed Care, Utilization Management, and Case Management in the Emergency Department47
6The Johns Hopkins Hospital Launches Case Management Initiative53
7Case Management: Meeting the Needs of Chronically Ill Patients in an HMO57
8A Look at the Newest Ethical Issues in Workers' Compensation70
Pt. IIThe Case Manager's Universe73
1A Case Study of Nursing Case Management in a Rural Hospital75
2Population-Based Case Management82
3Telephonic Nursing: Empowering Patients at Risk for Preterm Birth95
4In Case Management, Who's Watching the Store? Implementing Practice Parameters and Outcomes103
5A Framework for Integrated Quality Improvement106
6The Integration of Primary Care and Case Management in Chronic Disease115
7Managing and Redesigning the Continuum of Care: The Value Chain Model121
8Managing Critical Pathway Variances128
9Using Computer Systems To Enhance Case Management142
Pt. IIICase Management Administration and Financial Considerations151
1Activity-Based Costing for Hospitals153
2Monitoring Case Management Cost Savings168
3Pricing Specialty Carve-Outs and Disease Management Programs Under Managed Care170
4Case Management and Home Health Care: An Integrated Model180
5Tutorial: Causal Modeling and Patient Satisfaction193
6Comprehensive Case Management: Implications for Program Managers203
7Effects of the Program-Management Model: A Case Study on Professional Rehabilitation Nursing213
8The Change Process and a Clinical Evaluation Unit at University of Massachusetts Medical Center219
Pt. IVCase Management in Action: Cases in Profile231
1Trauma Critical Pathways: A Care Delivery System That Works233
2Guidelines for Evaluation and Education of Adult Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries in an Acute Care Hospital Setting237
3The Challenges of Neurobehavioral Case Management247
4Returning Brain-Injured Clients to Work: A Team Approach250
5Approaching Health and Wellness Issues for Those with High-Level Spinal Cord Injury254
6The Effectiveness and Efficiency of an Early Intervention "Spinal Protocol" in Work-Related Low Back Injuries258
7HIV Continuum of Care: Challenges in Management263
8An Interdisciplinary Problem-Based Practicum in Case Management and Rural Border Health274
9Clinical Pathway Across Tertiary and Community Care After an Interventional Cardiology Procedure284
10Creating a Practice Partnership: A Clinical Application of Case Management296
Index309

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