Case managers typically provide support to adult patients in the hospital, focusing on their medical and social needs and easing their transition to the next level of care. But often, these patients aren’t the only ones who need support—they sometimes also have children or grandchildren who are struggling.
If you’re feeling drained and uninspired at work lately, you’re not alone. A survey published in the June 4 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine found that burnout among doctors costs the U.S. healthcare system some $4.6 billion each year due to turnover and reduced clinical hours.
There are some changes to the Beneficiary and Family Centered Care-Quality Improvement Organization’s (BFCC-QIO) program, and if you’re one of the organizations affected by the changes, you may need to update your patient notices to reflect them.