Case Management Monitor, October 4, 2011
October 4, 2011 Volume 1 Issue 9


  1. New Diabetes Telemonitoring Pilot to Improve Care Management, Reduce Preventable ER Visits

  2. Case Management for Vulnerable Populations Among 12 Quality Improvement Grants

  3. New Transitions of Care Credential Program for Case Managers

  4. Multi-Faceted Care Strategies Needed to Reduce Preventable Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents

  5. Pharmacist Care Managers to Provide In-Home Counseling to Prevent Readmissions

  6. New Chart: Top Targets for Health Plan Medication Adherence Programs

  7. HealthSounds Podcast: The Role of Embedded Case Managers in Clinical Transformation

  8. HealthSounds Video: Reducing Avoidable Readmissions

  9. Q&A: What is the best practice for sharing information between the SNF and the hospital when technology is not available?

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