Disease Management

A Guide for Case Managers


  • Diane Huber, PhD, RN, FAAN, NEA-BC, Professor, College of Nursing and College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Written specifically for case managers, this innovative reference presents a practical integration of disease management and case management to ensure comprehensive coverage of these two rapidly evolving and expanding fields. It explains and clarifies these two areas with in-depth expert commentary that offers a fresh, contemporary approach and captures both provider and payor perspectives. Its strong emphasis on evidence-based practice helps ensure that disease managers are using the best evidence to formulate the best results.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2005
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-3911-6

Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview of Disease Management and Case Management

1. Overview of Disease Management

2. Disease Management Perspectives in Insurance and Managed Care

3. Predictive Modeling and Its Application to Disease and Case Management

4. Case Management: A Contemporary View

5. Roles and Functions of Case Management

6. The Diversity of Service Delivery Models

Part 2: Disease Management

7. Congestive Heart Failure

8. Diabetes Mellitus

9. Asthma

10. Catastrophic Injury

11. Long-Term Care and the Frail Elderly

12. Substance Abuse

13. Health Management of the Medically Indigent

14. Care Management of High-Risk Pregnant Women

Part 3: Disease Management and Case Management Contexts

15. Social Work and Nursing

16. Disability Legislation and Rehabilitation

17. Occupational Health, Workers’ Compensation, and Rehabilitation