A case manager dedicated to the surgical unit can help check scheduled surgical procedures against the inpatient-only list.
This article focuses on how facility size, region, and metropolitan type (urban, suburban, and rural) affect case management department salaries.
Facilities that feel they have a strong inpatient admission screening process but still have a high observation rate may need to look closely at their data.
Even with today's tight budgets, there are ways to brighten the faces of staff members. We asked a variety of experts for their ideas. Here's what they had to say.