Hospital Case Management Models: Evidence for Connecting the Boardroom to the Bedside

Hospital Case Management Models: Evidence for Connecting the Boardroom to the Bedside

ISBN: 9781601462008
Publisher: HCPro
Edition: 1 Pap/Cdr
Publication Date: 2008-07-20
Number of pages: 220
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Bridge the gap from the boardroom to the bedside with the right case management model

The right case management model can make or break your efforts to meet your organization's strategic goals. But how do you find the model that works for your organization and how can you garner the support you need from your organization's executive team?

In this first-of-its-kind resource, case management expert Karen Zander, RN, MS, CMAC, FAAN, guides you through selecting and implementing a proven model that fits cohesively with your facility's culture in Hospital Case Management Models: Evidence for Connecting the Boardroom to the Bedside.

Align case management with your organization's top strategic goals

This book will help you choose a model that aligns with your board's mission. You'll learn how to carry your model through your organization and operationalize it at the bedside through direct patient interaction by case managers and social workers. Plus, you'll get the guidance you need to gain support from your executive team.

This user-friendly guide will help you:

- Choose a case management model based on best evidence and experience that will meet your organizational needs
- Streamline your case management department and responsibilities to ensure quality patient care, increase staff and patient satisfaction, and reduce cost of care delivery
- Understand how to implement the model at the point of care with helpful Bedside Bulletins found at the end of each chapter
- Organize your model by using the included evidence-based tools, decision trees, and case examples

Finally a resource that combines theory, evidence, and practical how-to tips!

Linking everything in a logical fashion, this new resource combines the important theory behind each case management model with practical Bedside Bulletins that care managers can implement at the point of care. Found at the end of each chapter, these Bedside Bulletins deliver tips and tools to put your model into practice at the bedside.

Plus, this book's innovative data dashboard tool makes it easy for case management departments to outline their contributions to the four main goals of any healthcare organization's board of directors:

1. Financial stability
2. Quality care and patient satisfaction
3. Growth
4. Relationships

Take a look at the table of contents:

Chapter 1: Importance of Models
Chapter 2: Case Management Practice in Hospitals: Coming of Age
Chapter 3: Case Management's Position in the Organization
Chapter 4: Fundamental Components of Hospital Case Management Models
Chapter 5: Hospital Case Management Deliverables
Chapter 6: Matching Models to Deliverables
Chapter 7: Using the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Method for Case Management Model-Building
Chapter 8: Unique Hospital Case Management Models and Division of Responsibility
Chapter 9: Morphing Models for Future Demands

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