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Care Managers in Medical Homes Contribute to Improved Diabetes Outcomes

Patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) are an effective way to help care for patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes, and placing care managers in them further improve patient outcomes for high-risk diabetes patients, according to a study conducted at Joslin … finish reading Care Managers in Medical Homes Contribute to Improved Diabetes Outcomes

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Study: 2 Key Factors That Improve Medical Home Quality, Efficiency

An EmblemHealth project found evidence that use of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model results in modest but promising reductions in ED visits and improved quality of care. The findings, reported in an independent study by University of Connecticut (UConn) … finish reading Study: 2 Key Factors That Improve Medical Home Quality, Efficiency

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10 Attributes of Embedded Nurse Navigators

Thinking critically, being creative and possessing good interpersonal skills were some of the attributes Bon Secours Health System looked for when recruiting nurse navigators in 2010. Nurse navigators are key to case management, explains Irene Zolotorofe, Bon Secours’ administrative director … finish reading 10 Attributes of Embedded Nurse Navigators

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4 Desired Outcomes of Embedded Case Management

Provider and member satisfaction is key when discussing desired outcomes of embedded case management practices, particularly from a regulatory viewpoint, says Charlene Schlude, RN, CCM, director of case management at Capital District Physicians Health Plan (CDPHP). Evaluating the medical cost … finish reading 4 Desired Outcomes of Embedded Case Management

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