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Self-Care Tips for Healthcare Professionals

All across the county, healthcare experts are stepping up to provide essential care services to those most in need. While many industries have enabled employees to work from home in order to halt the spread of the coronavirus, healthcare workers have no such luxury. If you work in healthcare, you’re no doubt right in... Read More

by Luis Castillo in blog, Care Management

Ensocare's Top Blogs of 2019

Of all the industries in which technology plays an important role, healthcare is arguably one of the most crucial. In healthcare, technology can help solve staffing issues, improve efficiencies, enhance the relationship between medical professionals and patients and, ultimately, provide more effective healthcare... Read More

by Ensocare in blog, Care Management

Patient Care Management Standards for Outreach and Graduation: The Fifth Attribute in a Modern Care Management Model

To understand how their organization enrolls and conducts outreach to patients entering a care management program, care coordinators often find themselves questioning procedures: What is our process to enroll our patients? How do I get them activated in their care? How do I persuade them to willingly work with us?... Read More

by Tomi Ogundimu in Case Management, blog, Care Management

Clear Patient Assignment Methodology: The Fourth Attribute in a Modern Care Management Model

The following is Part 4 in a series of blogs from the Advisory Board's Tomi Ogundimu. You can read Part 3 here and Part 5 here. Typically, a healthcare organization’s rationale for stratifying the distinct segments of its patient population is closely associated with its modern care management model’s patient... Read More

by Tomi Ogundimu in Case Management, blog, Care Management

Deploying a Model that Maximizes Staff Time and Patient Management: The Third Attribute in a Modern Care Management Model

The following is Part 3 in a series of blogs releasing in the coming months from the Advisory Board's Tomi Ogundimu. You can read Part 2 here and Part 4 here. Deploying your modern care management model successfully is contingent on two key areas: 1) Defining patient management priorities 2) Creating a process that... Read More

by Tomi Ogundimu in Case Management, blog, Care Management

Case Management in the ED: Why It’s More Important Than Ever

Common wisdom suggests, when a person comes to the Emergency Room, they do so because they need emergency care. It’s up to nurses, physicians and available specialists and staff to provide the appropriate treatment as quickly as possible, with follow-up care tended to after the fact. Read More

by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA in Case Management, blog, Care Management

What Happens at CMSA 2019 Affects All of Healthcare

You all know the old adage: what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But here’s a secret I’ll let you in on: That sentiment definitely does not hold true for CMSA. Not by a long shot. Read More

by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA in Case Management, blog, Care Management

Defining Care Team Roles According to Population Needs: The Second Attribute in a Modern Care Management Model

Does care management design mean more “boots on the ground” are needed immediately—or not? Interestingly, many key transformation officers believe the answer to this question is a definitive “yes.” A few years ago, about 97 percent of health system leaders we surveyed were either already investing in or planning to... Read More

by Tomi Ogundimu in Case Management, blog, Care Management

Targeting Populations Prioritized by Risk Factors: The First Attribute in a Modern Care Management Model

Though every healthcare leader likely has a care management or case management resource today, our current resources were not designed for managing populations under risk-based contracts. In fact, they were mostly created under a fee-for-service system and, as a result, addressed only specific needs of an individual... Read More

by Tomi Ogundimu in Case Management, blog, Care Management

Home Care’s Role in Older Adults’ Post-Acute Transition

When older patients return home from the hospital, it’s the little things that often get overlooked. The older adult is sent home with detailed discharge plans containing important information and instructions for the patient and their family members. However, families may not anticipate the additional tasks that will... Read More

by Lakelyn Hogan in blog, Care Management, home health