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Embedding a Case Manager? Consider Workflow Changes, Training Needs

Continually monitoring skills and training needs and evaluating the workflow changes — operational, technological and cultural — inherent in an embedded environment are two important, ongoing challenges when working with embedded case managers, says Annette Watson, RN-BC, CCM, MBA, senior … finish reading Embedding a Case Manager? Consider Workflow Changes, Training Needs

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Medication Beliefs Strongly Affect Individuals’ Management of Chronic Diseases

Nearly half of patients taking medications for chronic conditions do not follow their prescribed medication regimens because of prior beliefs about their necessity and long-term effects and dependency, according to a new report from the University of Missouri. Failure to … finish reading Medication Beliefs Strongly Affect Individuals’ Management of Chronic Diseases

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U.S. Physicians Healthier Than Nurses and Employed Adults: Poll

Doctors do practice what they preach, and are setting good examples for their patients, according to a series of Gallup polls. U.S. physicians appear to be in better health and have better health habits than nurses and other members of … finish reading U.S. Physicians Healthier Than Nurses and Employed Adults: Poll

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