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Month: April 2016

The Case Manager: The Key to getting the best Hospital care

By patrick / April 17, 2016 / 0 Comments
Case manager

Have you ever been to a hospital, perhaps as a patient or a family member, and felt overwhelmed, or lost in the vast complexities of the healthcare system? Anyone who first visits a hospital feels this way.  Where is my doctor, nurse, or case manager? What are they doing? What’s going to happen? When are…

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Home Health vs. Home Care: What’s the difference?

By patrick / April 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

Recently while I was working with one of our new clients, I noticed that the family was getting quite confused.  Max was just coming home from a major surgery and had Home Health ordered by his surgeon.  It was explained that they would handle all the wound care, medication management, and also check his vitals a few…

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Advance Directive: Preparing Seniors for Medical Emergencies

By patrick / April 8, 2016 / 0 Comments
Advance Directive

This is Part 1 in a Series on Preparing to Care for Family’s Medical Needs It’s one of those phone calls you hate to get: near midnight, in the middle of the work week, the hospital called to tell a dear friend, his dad had been admitted for heart problems. They said he was in…

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