Updating an Old Standard

Rollins, Gina
August 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2006, Vol. 80 Issue 8, p17
Trade Publication
The article features the patient care programs instituted at Intermountain Healthcare (IHC) in Salt Lake City, Utah and in Froerdtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Armed with funding from the John A. Hartford Foundation and the National Library of Medicine, IHC built a new case management paradigm in 2001. Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee is still implementing a care team mode that will shepherd cancer patients through the myriad of treatments and providers they encounter.


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