Workers’ compensation
0

Resources — The Key to Successful Case Management

BY ANNE LLEWELLYN, MS, BHSA, RN, CRRN, CMGT-BC, BCPA, FCM
A nurse case manager’s greatest challenge is finding resources for their patient and their families that don’t fall under traditional insurance. Learning about these resources is a job unto itself, so once I find one, I like to share the information with my colleagues so they can check out the resource and keep it in mind for future use.

Workers’ compensation
0

The Post-Pandemic Life of a Workers’ Comp Case Manager

BY THERESE M. QUINN, RN, BSN, CRRN, CCM, JD
A professional nurse case manager has an interesting role in the arena of workers’ compensation. Aside from developing a thick skin, a nurse case manager must demonstrate excellent communication skills in order to facilitate communication between all parties, including the injured worker, the employer, the providers and the insurance claims adjusters.

President's Message
0

Welcome, 2024!

BY JANET COULTER, MSN, MS, RN, CCM, FCM
I hope everyone rang in the new year with great expectations and realistic resolutions! A new year presents a new beginning and the possibility of exciting adventures and boundless opportunities.

Transitions of Care
0

A Road Less Traveled: Bridge to Home

BY JENNIFER CLINE, PT, DHSC, MS, AND SHONA METCALF, RN, BSN, MSN, CCM, IQCI
Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, a facility of Advocate Health, has a Bridge to Home (BTH) program, which serves unfunded or underfunded patients by giving them two to three hours of therapy daily for approximately two weeks.

Continuum of Care
0

Patient Advocates: A Crucial Piece of the Elder Care Puzzle

BY JENNIFER HALLORAN, PhD, BCPA
As case managers, we are all too aware of the myriad problems with our current healthcare system. One of the most intractable issues, particularly for elders, involves “frequent flyers,” patients who are admitted to the ED or hospital on a revolving basis. Despite the implementation of telephone-based follow-ups and other forms of tracking, this problem has not budged.

1 2 3 33