Case Management for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure

Case Management for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure BY CATHERINE M. MULLAHY, RN, BS, CRRN, CCM Case managers especially demonstrate their value when caring for patients with complex medical conditions. This is true for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), which is among the more serious conditions for patients and their families. It is in […]

Heart Failure: Transitions of Care

Heart Failure: Transitions of Care BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN Even though our healthcare system has focused on heart failure for several years, we continue not to see the outcome results sought. Readmission rates and medication reconciliation continue to be hot topics when discussing heart failure outcome data. Although these are […]