Good article on chronic care and the importance of identifying factors in that type of care. Those certified in Healthcare Case Management can be very useful in chronic care and management of it.
The article, “Designing a high-value approach to chronic care management” by Virginia Gurley discusses factors surrounding chronic care and how better methods can factors can be employed in its deployment. The article states,
“Eighty percent of members’ health is determined by social factors such as housing, economic position, education and social connections, so called social determinants of health. But, most healthcare organizations struggle to use social determinants data to target members for focused intervention, a recent study found.”
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It is important for these various other social factors surrounding a patient to be reviewed as the article suggests. Please also review our Healthcare Case Management Program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs.