TITLE

Evaluation of Perinatal Care Management Programs: An Integrated Review

AUTHOR(S)
Carman, Anne F.; Coverston, Catherine R.; Schwartz, Rosanne; Warnick, Myrna L.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Care Management Journals;Spring2004, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates various perinatal care management programs featured in "Care Management Journals." Electronic and manual searches of data; Differences in program designs; Failure of study designs to evaluate care management programs; Introduction of care management into perinatal care to decrease costs and increase quality; Rise in the number of high-risk pregnancies and care for high-risk neonates.
ACCESSION #
16310288

 

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