Written specifically for case managers, this innovative reference presents a practical integration of disease management and case management to ensure comprehensive coverage of these two rapidly evolving and expanding fields. It explains and clarifies these two areas with in-depth expert commentary that offers a fresh, contemporary approach and captures both provider and payor perspectives. Its strong emphasis on evidence-based practice helps ensure that disease managers are using the best evidence to formulate the best results.
Comprehensive, targeted content makes it one of the only resources available for practicing disease managers
Wide variety of coverage includes chronic illnesses such as congestive heart failure, as well as management of those conditions such as pregnancy that do not indicate an unhealthy or diseased state
Expert author contributions offer practical guidance and interdisciplinary perspectives
Chapters provide case studies or case scenarios to demonstrate the ways in which case managers nationwide have responded to treatment challenges with success
Emphasis on preventive care stresses the most practical and cost-effective solution to today's rising health care costs
Authors detail specific tips, tools, and techniques that managers can put to use in practice
Chapters are organized into three separate parts to present the information logically