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Case management: two regulations with coexisting functions (utilization review + discharge planning = case management).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17387287     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Some hospitals have maintained a balance of the two mandated functions, utilization review and discharge planning, that directly affect the work of case management. Others have leaned more toward the fiscally based utilization review over the needs-based function of discharge planning. This article examines the trends within case management that has resulted in an imbalance of the functions of utilization review and discharge planning, and makes recommendations on how to rebalance these coexisting functions.
Authors:
Jackie Birmingham
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Professional case management     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1932-8095     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:    2007 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-27     Completed Date:  2008-11-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101291585     Medline TA:  Prof Case Manag     Country:  Unknown    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  16-24; quiz 25-6     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Professional Services for Curaspan, Inc/e Discharge. jbirmingham@curaspan.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Case Management*
Government Regulation*
Humans
Nursing Care*
Patient Discharge / standards*
United States
Utilization Review*

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