case management

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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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Even I have previously published on the strategic value of case management (Cudney, 2002) and have been a contributor to The Leader's Guide to Hospital Case Management (Cudney, 2005).
Ramey (Eds.), The leaders guide to hospital case management (p.
Ethical dilemmas among nurses as they transition to hospital case management, part 1.
With the backing of leadership, Twilla connected with a niche consultancy firm, a Florida-based group dedicated exclusively to hospital case management design and improvement.
Working with the hospital case management team to minimize denials and facilitate efficient and timely discharge.
Hospital case management programs for the year 2001 were examined.
This discussion focuses on hospital case management defined as a, not the, key driver of managing access to care, effective coordination of care processes, quality outcomes, and, in the end, human and financial resources.

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