Case management nurses coordinate short and long term care for patients as a group.
Oversee patient care to reduce hospital stay lengths and ensure quality follow-up to prevent readmission
Generally work with specific groups such as patients with particular diseases.
These RNs must possess the skills to research and understand the latest treatments and procedures as well as be able to work with insurance companies to receive the best and most affordable care.
Case managers create the best healthcare solution possible for an individual or family’s needs. They create care plans. Or they make existing care plans better by a variety of methods, including going out to visit patients to assess their current health status and needs.
Utilization Review nurses often coincide with Case Management nurses