Browsing: care coordination

Health Technology
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Call to Action to Support Emergency Department Follow-up Care

BY VALERIE LINZEY, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Primary care practices are faced with many challenges when their patients are admitted or visit an outside facility or hospital. One of the major problems is a breakdown of communication when patients are discharged from the health facility or hospital and need to follow with primary care.

Best Practices
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The Ingredients Required to Develop a State-of-the-Art Pediatric Care Management Team

BY JENNY QUIGLEY-STICKNEY, RN, MSN, MHA, MA, CCM, ACM-RN, CPHM, CMAC
To better understand what is required to develop the specialized skills to work at the world-renowned Boston’s Children’s Hospital, CMSA Today invited three case managers from this prestigious center designed to treat pediatric patients from birth to adulthood, with acute to chronic pediatric care conditions.

Care Coordination
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The Magic of Pediatric Nursing

BY ANGIE LABRECK, MSN, RN, CPN, ACM
Pediatric nursing is wonderfully unique. We get the opportunity — no — we are encouraged to step outside the box every day with every patient. Florence Nightingale has been quoted as saying that “nursing is a fine art,” and I add that pediatric nursing is the finest of those arts.

International Case Management
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Coordinated Case Management: Improving Outcomes For Transitioning Canadian Armed Forces Members

BY MEGHAN MACDONALD, RSW, MSW, AND ANNA BOTTIGLIA, RN, BscN At present, close to 40% of Canadian veterans report difficulties transitioning from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to civilian life (LASS, 2019). Additionally, the literature on military transitions underlines the need for early intervention as critical to a member’s long-term transition success,…

Telehealth
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Telehealth: A Healthcare Certainty In Uncertain Times

BY FRANK MICCICHE Certainty is, to say the least, a limited commodity these days. But a genuine consensus across healthcare has emerged that telehealth, done right, can be an important tool for providing care more effectively to more people. And tracking the quality of the care provided via telehealth is imperative.…

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