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4 Strategies to Reduce Readmissions, Cost of Medically Complex

Targeting frail elderly patients at high risk of preventable healthcare utilization, and providing them with telephonic case management support at two critical transitions — after they’ve been admitted to the hospital, and after they’ve been discharged from home visits — … finish reading 4 Strategies to Reduce Readmissions, Cost of Medically Complex

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Post-Hospital Telephonic Outreach Reduces Readmissions by 22 Percent for High Risk Patients

Telephonic outreach by health plan case managers within 24 hours of hospital discharge reduced future readmissions by 22 percent, according to a study from Cigna, which was published in the American Journal of Managed Care. The study of 3,988 high-risk … finish reading Post-Hospital Telephonic Outreach Reduces Readmissions by 22 Percent for High Risk Patients

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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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