News & Analysis

February 1, 2012
Case Management Monthly

New nurses just out of school often find themselves at work alongside veterans who have little patience for those who don't perform at par. It's no different for nurse case managers.

February 1, 2012
Case Management Monthly

Case managers want their patients to leave the hospital with a successful transition to home or aftercare and not have to return to the hospital unnecessarily.

February 1, 2012
Case Management Monthly

Many case managers today feel like they're overburdened, but it may not be clear whether they're actually shouldering too much work. This is because the industry doesn't really have any validated figures indicating what the typical caseload is-or should be, says Pat Stricker, MEd, RN, senior consultant at CMI in Little Rock, AR.

February 1, 2012
Briefings on HIPAA

Got HIPAA compliance questions? We've got answers.

February 1, 2012
Briefings on HIPAA

HIPAA and HITECH have resulted in a whole new career for Tom Dumez, CHP. As human resources director at a records management company, Dumez's job in the last few years has taken a new direction-training others how to comply with HIPAA.

February 1, 2012
Briefings on HIPAA

If you thought the healthcare industry was doing a better job protecting patients' PHI, think again.

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