The realities of managed care by Jonathan Bilyk
The demand for case management nurses has only increased, as the new realities of managed care have placed an emphasis on maximizing care while containing costs. As a result, case management nurses face a dizzying array of challenges.
CASE MANAGEMENT RESOURCES
Evolution of case management by Robin Farmer
A discussion with the president of the Case Management Society of America Kathleen Fraser, MSN, RN-BC, MHA, CCM, CRRN
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Legally speaking: Case managers and liability by Nancy Brent, MS, RN, JD
As a nurse case manager, you are an RN who coordinates all aspects of the care of individual patients in whatever setting you practice: acute care, long-term care, workers’ compensation or home care. Most of you have a bachelor’s degree or another advanced degree.
The Case Manager’s Handbook, 5th Edition
This is a practical resource that helps case managers build fundamentals, study for the CCM exam and advance their careers after the exam. The guide uses real-life examples and a conversant style to define “best in class” case management, examine the case management process and present practical procedural information.
The Case Manager’s Survival Guide: Winning Strategies for Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition
A resource for working in the changing face of healthcare, this guide addresses case managers in all settings with an emphasis on nurse case managers and their role in providing patient care and containing costs.
Focusing on the nuts and bolts aspects of case management, it discusses the operations of case management programs based on the authors’ experiences.