Disease Management / Edition 2

Disease Management / Edition 2

by Diane Huber
     
 

Written specifically for case managers, this innovative reference presents a practical integration of disease management and case management to ensure comprehensive coverage of these two rapidly evolving and expanding fields. It explains and clarifies these two areas with in-depth expert commentary that offers a fresh, contemporary approach and captures both

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Written specifically for case managers, this innovative reference presents a practical integration of disease management and case management to ensure comprehensive coverage of these two rapidly evolving and expanding fields. It explains and clarifies these two areas with in-depth expert commentary that offers a fresh, contemporary approach and captures both provider and payor perspectives. Its strong emphasis on evidence-based practice helps ensure that disease managers are using the best evidence to formulate the best results.

• Comprehensive, targeted content makes it one of the only resources available for practicing disease managers
• Wide variety of coverage includes chronic illnesses such as congestive heart failure, as well as management of those conditions such as pregnancy that do not indicate an unhealthy or diseased state
• Expert author contributions offer practical guidance and interdisciplinary perspectives
• Chapters provide case studies or case scenarios to demonstrate the ways in which case managers nationwide have responded to treatment challenges with success
• Emphasis on preventive care stresses the most practical and cost-effective solution to today's rising health care costs
• Authors detail specific tips, tools, and techniques that managers can put to use in practice
• Chapters are organized into three separate parts to present the information logically

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721639116
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview of Disease Management and Case Management

1. Overview of Disease Management

2. Disease Management Perspectives in Insurance and Managed Care

3. Predictive Modeling and Its Application to Disease and Case Management

4. Case Management: A Contemporary View

5. Roles and Functions of Case Management

6. The Diversity of Service Delivery Models

Part 2: Disease Management

7. Congestive Heart Failure

8. Diabetes Mellitus

9. Asthma

10. Catastrophic Injury

11. Long-Term Care and the Frail Elderly

12. Substance Abuse

13. Health Management of the Medically Indigent

14. Care Management of High-Risk Pregnant Women

Part 3: Disease Management and Case Management Contexts

15. Social Work and Nursing

16. Disability Legislation and Rehabilitation

17. Occupational Health, Workers’ Compensation, and Rehabilitation

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