Community case managers help navigate health care

April 2008
Hospice Management Advisor;Apr2008, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p45
The article reports on the role of community case managers in managing health care system in the U.S. According to registered nurse (RN) Catherine M. Mullahy, community-based case management gives independent case managers the satisfaction of developing long-term relationships with their patients as well as allowing them to balance their professional and home lives. In connection, there is a push toward consumer-driven health plans and consumers assuming control of their health care.


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