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Dose of case management interventions
Lippincott's case management
  • Diane L. Huber, University of Iowa
  • J. A. Hall
  • T. Vaughn
Document Type
Article
Peer Reviewed
1
Publication Date
5-1-2001
NLM Title Abbreviation
Lippincotts Case Manag
PubMed ID
16397997
Abstract

Case management programs need to be evaluated for outcomes achievement and efficient use of resources. As a provider intervention, case management is interactional and situational. Little is known about how to measure the actual dose delivered in order to assess quality and manage outcomes. Case management is interdisciplinary, has identifiable dimensions, and serves as a practical example of conceptualizing and measuring the dosage of a provider's intervention. The basic elements of the dosage of an intervention are amount, frequency, duration, and breadth. A three-dimensional model illustrates dosage of case management.

Keywords
  • Benchmarking,
  • Case Management/organization & administration,
  • Cooperative Behavior,
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis,
  • Data Collection,
  • Data Interpretation,
  • Statistical,
  • Efficiency,
  • Organizational,
  • Humans,
  • Interprofessional Relations,
  • Models,
  • Nursing,
  • Needs Assessment,
  • Nurse's Role,
  • Nursing Evaluation Research,
  • Organizational Objectives,
  • Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)/organization & administration,
  • Patient Care Team/organization & administration,
  • Quality Indicators,
  • Health Care,
  • Relative Value Scales,
  • Time Factors,
  • Time and Motion Studies
Published Article/Book Citation
Lippincott's case management, 6:3 (2001) pp.119-126.
Disciplines
Citation Information
Diane L. Huber, J. A. Hall and T. Vaughn. "Dose of case management interventions" Lippincott's case management Vol. 6 Iss. 3 (2001) p. 119 - 126 ISSN: 1529-7764
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/diane_huber/20/