The professions of nursing and social work hold a rich history of case management.
Each bring to the health care arena skill sets needed to fadlitate patient care for the hospital market share.
Blending nurses and social workers in a seamless case management model was the challenge for a hospital in the Midwest.
In this article, the author discusses the development of a hospital case management model using the expertise of nurses and social workers.
Information is presented on the objectives, processes involved in the transition to case management, implementation, roles of the nurse and social worker, barriers to the program, and education tools for the staff.
Also presented are length of stay outcomes, level of satisfaction among staff members, and future plans.
Mots-clés Pascal : Infirmier, Travailleur social, Programme sanitaire, Soin, Soin intégré, Evaluation, Homme, Organisation santé, Système santé, Politique sanitaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Personnel sanitaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Nurse, Social worker, Sanitary program, Care, Managed care, Evaluation, Human, Public health organization, Health system, Health policy, United States, North America, America, Health staff
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0522034
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 23/03/1999.