Case Management Headlines
- Case management strategies to manage long length of stay
Patients with a long length of stay can be a challenge for case managers. The goal of case managers is to ensure that care for these patients is efficient and smooth, but sometimes there are some pretty big barriers in the way of a smooth discharge to the next level of care.
- Don't underestimate the importance of good documentation
It’s an unfortunate part of healthcare today—the lawsuit. Are you ready if one is filed against your organization?
- AHA: Hospitals need time to comply with the NOTICE Act
The American Hospital Association is pushing for a six-month implementation period after the final rule for the Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility Act is issued.
- Commonwealth Fund scorecard highlights the state of healthcare
While the quality of care you get still very much depends on what state you live in, the good news is healthcare in most states improved from 2013 to 2014, according to the fourth Commonwealth Fund Scorecard on State Health System Performance.
- AHRQ includes information on inpatient stays in Fast Facts
Looking for more data on inpatient stays?
- Watch for the Revenue Cycle Daily Advisor!
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