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Dr. Joyce Fiedler
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Case Management (Overview)

Case management refers to the work done by social workers to help oversee the all the different aspects of a person's medical care. This can include organizing a person's many doctors, and helping to arrange and manage things like home health aids, or travel to and from a hospital or clinic.


Dr. Joyce Fiedler
326 doctors shared insights

Case Management (Overview)

Case management refers to the work done by social workers to help oversee the all the different aspects of a person's medical care. This can include organizing a person's many doctors, and helping to arrange and manage things like home health aids, or travel to and from a hospital or clinic.


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Intensive case management-- what is it?

ICU: It is medical care of patients with acute life or organ threatening conditions. ...Read more

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What is case management vs disease management?

Money: Case management is insurers trying to save money;disease management is trying to improve outcomes days, weeks, and years down the road by applying "best , evidence-based practices" to our current treatments.It is not an easy balancing act.We have been surprised more than once in the quest for the "right" treatment for a disease process. ...Read more

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Is social work becoming a rare profession? I keep seeing how it slowly being taken over by other professions (ie. Psych nurses do in case management)

Is social work becoming a rare profession? I keep seeing how it slowly being taken over by other professions (ie. Psych nurses do in case management)

No: Social worker especially with masters or licensed still are needed. They have skill sets which other providers do not get training for. Case management is for medical causes and not necessarily for social issues. Social workers are definitely needed in many areas of medicine ...Read more

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What city has best hiv/aids case management ? Sf?

What city has best hiv/aids case management ? Sf?

Any moderate size: Hiv management has been fairly well standardized across the western world. There will always be subtle differences in the approach from physician to physician, without being able to predict from location to location who is "best". I have seen supposed outstanding experts deliver abysmally poor care, and great care from so-called "unknowns". No one city has a monopoly. ...Read more

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Cough and cold management?

Cough and cold management?

Increase fluid : Stay hydrated will clear by 7-10 days .No otc save your money. ...Read more

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Anger management...Who needs it?

Anger management...Who needs it?

Who cannot express : People who cannot express their feelings act it out as anger. Those are the ones who need anger management to express in a healthier way and cope with frustrations in a different manner. ...Read more

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What are some anger management exercises?

What are some anger management exercises?

1 simple tip-: Count to 10 before acting on an urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply ; slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you cool your jets. Focus on your breathing not what is making you angry. Cognitive behavioral therapy is excellent for dealing w anger >. ...Read more

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Is weight management vital to good health?

Is weight management vital to good health?

Absolutely!: Aside from quitting smoking, it's one the more important thing you can do to improve your overall health. ...Read more

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