What is Care Management?
Care Management is a team-based service where a care plan is created based upon your individual needs and the recommendations of your healthcare provider(s). It is a way to coordinate healthcare, provide support and create and achieve goals.
Why is it important?
Care Management is important for our patients who have a new diagnosis of a serious health condition, multiple chronic health conditions, recent hospitalizations or recent visit(s) to the emergency department. Working together with you and your healthcare provider(s), our care manager will create an individualized care plan in an effort to:
What can I expect when I meet with my Care Manager?
Your first visit may last up to 60 minutes. You will be asked many questions to determine your needs and together you will create a plan of care which includes goal setting and determining solutions to barriers you face relating to reaching your health goals. There will be periodic follow-ups ( in person and/or via telephone) with you to review your health goals and level of wellness.
Feel free to bring your spouse or caregiver with you to these appointments