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Healthcare information technology
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How Health Information Technology Is Impacting the Practice of Case Management

BY GARRY CARNEAL, JD, MA, AND PAT STRICKER, RN, MEd

With the rise of digital health and the impact of the COVID pandemic, these and other forces have changed almost every phase of healthcare in recent years. How case managers interface with their patients and the tools they use to do so is one prime example of the changing landscape. The arrival of telehealth and the constant opportunity to use emerging technology applications only adds to the complexity and excitement.

Value-based care
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The Journey of Value-Based Purchasing: Opportunities and Challenges

BY GARRY CARNEAL, JD, MA

Over the past decade, many healthcare payers have sponsored “value-based purchasing” initiatives that directly or indirectly impacted case management programs. Value-based purchasing (VBP) programs are designed and implemented by government agencies, employer groups and others to promote both quality and value.