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Changing times call for weekend case management coverage

Case Management Monthly, April 1, 2009

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It's the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and it costs the healthcare industry more than $150 billion annually. When patients don?t adhere to their medication plan, it can result in readmissions and cause dangerous, even deadly problems. ?It isn?t a happenstance that CMS is working with local [quality improvement organizations] to improve medication reconciliation,? says Connie Commander, RN, BS, CCM, BC, ABDA, CPUR, president of Commander?s Premier Consulting Corp. in Pearland, TX, and past president of the Case Management Society of America.

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