Case Management Monitor, February 7, 2012
February 7, 2012 Volume 1 Issue 17

  1. Case Managers Key to Diabetes Education, Management

  2. Two Medical Home Approaches Behind $1 Billion in N.C. Medicaid Savings

  3. Lifestyle Counseling in PCP Office Helps Diabetics Reach Treatment Goals Faster

  4. HHS Launches Health IT Challenge to Improve Care Transitions for Hospital-Discharge Patients

  5. Mapping the Way to ICD-10 Readiness: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's Approach

  6. New Chart: Targeted Conditions for Remote Monitoring

  7. Positive Patient Education Boosts Medication Adherence in African American Patients with Hypertension

  8. More Than One-Third of Adults and Nearly One-Fifth of Children Obese

  9. Q&A: How will case management fit into Sutter Health’s medical home program?

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