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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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In Australia, publicly accessible details of well-being and burnout in employment service personnel generally, and within the case manager cohort in particular, are limited.
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The importance of the relationship between the mental health counselor and the case manager cannot be understated.
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By using these computer-based resources wisely, the case manager can accomplish current assignments, monitor pending work and plan for things "on the horizon.
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However, the researcher deemed that case manager involvement could bias results in several ways.
Following the storm, the UTMB hospital case manager moved to a psychiatric hospital 50 miles away.
Pink slips went out yesterday to 100 case managers and 20 administrators as part of budget-cutting announced in October to offset a $1.
They were also asked the number of years they had worked as an HIV/AIDS case manager, what their current caseload was, and what the gender composition of their caseload was.

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