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case management

the proactive approach to processing a legal matter. It comprises various techniques and seeks to avoid a process which requires or relies upon reaction. There are two main applications relevant to law. Law firms may use case management to make sure that staff process cases effectively and efficiently, at the same time improving billing and hence cash flow for the firm. Courts in recent years have adopted a range of case management techniques whereby the Judge has power to move matters on absent activity from the parties in the interests of justice. See e.g. HEAR-BY DATES, TECHNOLOGY AND CONSTRUCTION COURT.
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Case managers believed that it was critical for them to act on the crisis immediately, particularly because doing so helped establish and strengthen the client--case manager relationship.
The Commission created this inaugural national symposium as a collaborative effort to address an urgent workforce development need for well-prepared, ready professional case managers.
By using these computer-based resources wisely, the case manager can accomplish current assignments, monitor pending work and plan for things "on the horizon.
SAN ANTONIO -- Office Ally and Essette, two of the nation's premier Web-based companies serving the healthcare industry, have teamed up to introduce the only product of its kind that allows providers in private practice to communicate in real time with case managers.
However, the researcher deemed that case manager involvement could bias results in several ways.
Case managers should consider who and what the case impacts.
The importance of the relationship between the mental health counselor and the case manager cannot be understated.
The case manager reviews all recommendations and approves the projected rehab intensity level chosen.
Second, the case manager should determine if the payer uses standards of care or a defined set of best practices.
Both consumers and case managers were surveyed, as in the pilot study, and asked to give their ratings of the case manager characteristics they believed were important with respect to the provision of services in the rehabilitation process.
The case manager regularly updates the job banks through her ongoing interaction with supervisors and managers.
The case managers that are practicing now generally have evolved into their positions through many years of experience in both the hospital and the community health setting," Booton-Hiser indicates.

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