Case management--a vital link to performance improvement.

J. M. Walrath, S. Owens, E. Dziwulski

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A pilot program in the cardiac surgical service resulted in a $ 1.3 million reduction in patient charges while quality patient outcomes were sustained. Pivotal to the success of the program was the implementation of the case manager role.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-122
Number of pages6
JournalNursing economic$
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management


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