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COVID-19: Experiences of a Discharge Planner

BY MICHELLE BRUSIO, MSN, RN, CCM As case managers, we know the importance of assessing our patients for current needs as well as future heath needs. We ensure that our patients have access to a primary care provider, an appointment scheduled after an admission, a completed medication reconciliation and no barriers…

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Covid-19: Deepening The Conversation: Why Not Home

BY CORIN L. SCHNEIDER, MHA, MSN, RN, ACM-RN, AND DR. TIFFANY VICTOR-CASTLEBERRY, DNP, MSN, BA, RN, ACM-RN There is no doubt that COVID-19 has necessitated an environment of rapid change in the healthcare landscape, driving patient care delivery systems beyond traditional management of length of stay, bed capacity, and slower adoption of…

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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Telemedicine And Cancer Care During The Covid-19 Pandemic

BY FRANK J. PENEDO, PhD GROWING USE OF EHEALTH IN PATIENT CARE Over the past several decades, there has been a growing interest in how to capitalize on advances in information technology to provide remote quality and patient-centered care to cancer patients and survivors. eHealth or telehealth are broad terms used…