News & Analysis

September 22, 2017
Case Management Monthly

If you’re stressed out, you might be tempted to reach for a glass of wine or a carton of ice cream, but there are more positive ways to manage your stress. Below is a list of healthy strategies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

September 20, 2017
Medicare Web

Q: When should my case managers be screening the patients?

August 30, 2017
Case Management Monthly

Mrs. Jones is a surly 86-year-old patient on day four of her hospitalization.

August 4, 2017
Case Management Monthly

Interventions designed to reduce hospital readmissions are accomplishing their goal from a patient perspective—but not always from a cost savings perspective.

July 28, 2017
Case Management Monthly

In recent years, the federal government has been pushing hospitals to help their patients self-manage chronic conditions. If patients and families aren’t able to sufficiently self-manage their conditions within 30 days of discharge, hospitals may incur reimbursement penalties when these patients are readmitted or need to come back to the emergency department, says Karen Zander, RN, MS, CMAC, FAAN, president and CEO of The Center for Case Management, Inc., in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

July 21, 2017
Case Management Monthly

Below is information from the National Institute of Mental Health outlining the signs and symptoms of depression and how the condition might manifest differently in different patients. The complete guide on depression is available online.