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Case management has been described as a strategy to co-ordinate the services and care required by groups of patients, particularly those requiring community services (1). It has been used by health and social work professionals for many years, but in the past decade there has been both an expansion in the number of case management programmes. Case management supports the client's achievement of safe, realistic, and reasonable goals within a complex health, social, and fiscal environment”. A client-centered case management approach ensures that the person who has experienced homelessness has a major say in identifying goals and service needs, and that there is shared accountability. A case manager must have broad knowledge of care delivery and reimbursement methods to perform her job effectively. She must understand the clinical and financial resources available to her client, as well as the eligibility criteria for receiving those resources. These analyses allow for the correction of service or provider delays that represent those that have a greater effect on care delivery. Summary. Case managers and social workers, as well as case management departments in general, should be adequately designed and staffed to allow for the time-intensive nature of care coordination.
The Role of Case Management In Value-based Health Care | Page 4 A comprehensive, mobile case management platform—that can manage collaboration-friendly, multi-specialty client records, and has diverse capabilities in data analysis—extends a case manager’s ability to . Objective: This study examined the effect of 2 case management delivery models on the organizational outcomes of length of stay (LOS) and payment denials. Background: Organizational leaders frequently identify case management as a method to manage LOS and demonstrate fiscal responsibility; yet, most case management research is anecdotal, describing specific patient populations or clinical. The goal of the meeting hosted by the Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) was to define case management and in so doing develop a common understanding about case management within federal, provincial and territorial home care programs. This report represents the integration and synthesis of the information and discussion shared at the Roundtable. The different models of case management demonstrate that case management is a flexible process as there are different ways in service delivery. Models of case management focus on defining the organising principles i.e. role-based, organisation-based or responsibility-based case management. Role-based Case Management is characterised by the role of the designated case manager.