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Difference Between Hospice Care and Palliative Care

Difference Between Hospice Care and Palliative Care

Understanding the Difference Between Hospice Care and Palliative Care: The Role of Care Management When facing a serious illness or terminal condition, individuals and their families often grapple with complex decisions about their medical care and quality of life....

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ACO Information Technology

ACO Information Technology

ACO Information Technology: Creating a Bridge for Care Providers Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have emerged as a pivotal model in the healthcare landscape, aiming to enhance the quality of patient care while controlling costs. Information technology (IT) plays...

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What is a Mental Health Case Manager

What is a Mental Health Case Manager

What is a Mental Health Case Manager and What Do They Do? Mental health is a critical aspect of overall quality of life for any age. For older adults facing mental health challenges often requires a comprehensive and coordinated approach to their care. Mental Health...

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Diabetes in Older Adults

Diabetes in Older Adults

Diabetes in Older Adults: Care Management and Support Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide, and its prevalence among older adults is on the rise. Managing diabetes in older adults requires a comprehensive approach that takes...

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How Does Chronic Illness Affect Quality of Life?

How Does Chronic Illness Affect Quality of Life?

Chronic illnesses are long-term conditions that significantly impact individuals' physical, emotional, and social well-being. These conditions often require ongoing management, presenting challenges that can affect various aspects of one's life. The question “How...

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ACO Case Managers: Why Patients Are Struggling

ACO Case Managers: Why Patients Are Struggling

What are Accountable Care Organizations? In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have emerged as a promising model aimed at improving patient outcomes and reducing costs. Central to the success of an ACO is the role of case...

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Managing Chronic Conditions for Older Adults

Managing Chronic Conditions for Older Adults

As we age, our bodies go through a natural process of wear and tear, which can lead to the development of chronic conditions. Chronic conditions are defined as health conditions that last for a long time and require ongoing medical attention. Examples of chronic...

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Case Managers and Families: Communication is Key

Case Managers and Families: Communication is Key

Effective communication is an essential component of the healthcare system, especially when it comes to caring for patients who require long-term support, such as those with chronic illnesses, disabilities, or mental health conditions. One aspect of effective...

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Improving Quality of Life with Chronic Care Management

Improving Quality of Life with Chronic Care Management

With the cases of illness in the United States increasing each year, we encounter more individuals diagnosed with chronic diseases. As we age, our bodies naturally lose muscle, energy, and cognitive abilities. Chronic illness knows no age limits and can impact men or...

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