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A much-needed, comprehensive resource that includes hands-on tools and tested techniques to measure case management programs. Provides the skills necessary to evaluate the overall case management program and teaches what data to collect and how to measure it. Using an application-focused approach, it helps case managers measure their program step-by-step to determine program value and desired outcomes. It highlights the challenges facing program evaluators, along with tested strategies for implementation. The step-by-step format guides users through a systematic methodology that measures program worth, cost, quality of care, patient outcomes, and important modifications for alternative settings. The appendix includes literature readings, recommended references, summaries of case management evaluation studies, worksheets, and copyable forms.
* Presents a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to measure program value, cost, quality of care and patient outcomes * Uses a step-by step format to provide a readily understandable resource * Teaches selection of appropriate evaluation tools to successfully evaluate a program * Shows how to design an evaluation study that provides a setting-specific program evaluation * Identifies the steps and decision points in program evaluation to enable users to recognize key evaluators * Includes ready-to-use forms that can be photocopied for immediate use to expedite the evaluation process * Gives clinical objectives to prepare the reader for content and application * Highlights significant content with distinctive icons, making information easy to locate * Offers nurses continuing education contact hours that may be used for relicensure and case managers continuing education contact hours that can be applied to recertification
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Book Description Mosby, 1997. Loose Leaf. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX032300086X