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Informed CM Make Informed Decisions
Athena Forum's Teresa Fugate, a case management consultant, is quoted in a new article online at Healthcare IT News. She credits online learning tools such as what Athena Forum offers with lower lengths of stay at Covenant Health in Knoxville, Tenn., where she previously worked as VP of case management. In the article she says that informed case managers make informed decisions.
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PCEOL Renovated Course Coming Soon
Athena Forum has completed the course Palliative and End-of-Life Care. It will be published as soon as NASW certifies the modules. Here's what you can expect from this course:
[Renovated course PCEOL, Program Purpose]
- Latest evidence-based guidelines and standards of care for palliative & EOL care patients
- Economic, regulatory and reimbursement impact
- Ethical and legal principles and requirements
- Care planning and symptom support
- Decision support and resource management
PCEOL Reimbursement for Value
Palliative and EOL care is an arena where numerous opportunities exist to improve value.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimated that with palliative care teams fully integrated into hospitals total savings could exceed $6 billion per year. The most visionary and practical hospitals are taking action.
Over the past five years, the number of hospitals offering palliative care services has soared across system types.
[Renovated course PCEOL, Economics and Reimbursement]
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