The Case Manager facilitates effective and cost efficient care of patients through such case management functions as utilization review and discharge planning. The Case Manager may facilitate the execution of existing clinical pathways for may facilitate the implementation of new clinical pathways. The Case Manager may follow the patient through the continuum of care, or may concentrate on one aspect of case management, depending on the area assigned. In collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Patient Care Team, coordinates the implementation of the discharge plan when it calls for post-discharge home care or placement into nursing homes or rehabilitation facilities, or community services.
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