Talk:Case management (US health system)

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Case Management is a concept which exists in Law and a number of other professions/disciplines. I would suggest expanding the article to include Healthcare but as it stands the definition is too narrow. (talk) 19:40, 22 November 2007 (UTC)

significant use of term in mental health[edit]

Smith L, Newton R (2007). "Systematic review of case management". Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 41 (1): 2–9. PMID 17464675. doi:10.1080/00048670601039831.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)

Hangan C (2006). "Introduction of an intensive case management style of delivery for a new mental health service". Int J Ment Health Nurs. 15 (3): 157–62. PMID 16916408. doi:10.1111/j.1447-0349.2006.00397.x.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)

Burns T, Fioritti A, Holloway F, Malm U, Rössler W (2001). "Case management and assertive community treatment in Europe". Psychiatr Serv. 52 (5): 631–6. PMID 11331797.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)

Marshall M, Gray A, Lockwood A, Green R (2000). "Case management for people with severe mental disorders". Cochrane Database Syst Rev (2): CD000050. PMID 10796288. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD000050. 

Mueser KT, Bond GR, Drake RE, Resnick SG (1998). "Models of community care for severe mental illness: a review of research on case management". Schizophr Bull. 24 (1): 37–74. PMID 9502546. 

Earlypsychosis (talk) 11:27, 20 February 2009 (UTC)

disambiguation and merge needed[edit]

Yes check.svg done (Earlypsychosis (talk) 08:05, 20 January 2010 (UTC))

suggest a seperate legal and health split and then a merge with Medical case management I will start something soon Earlypsychosis (talk) 06:59, 25 April 2009 (UTC)

I'm now not entirely sure what to do here. Maybe

create case management (disambiguation) with headings as below
case management (USA health system) (i.e. this article, merged with medical case management)
case management (mental health) (see above references)
case management (legal) or legal case management

Any thoughts ? Earlypsychosis (talk) 00:37, 26 April 2009 (UTC)

Certainly the term appears to be used generically across several areas; from (my own) (legal) perspective, I am not aware of any notable sources that deal with the topic, although there are statutory and other guidelines that impose limits; certainly professional organisations and government bodies will promulgate advice, but whether we need, or can sustain, an encyclopedic article on that topic is debatable IMO. Rodhullandemu 01:32, 26 April 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for the prompt reply. There is clearly enough for an article on case management (mental health) with plenty of reliable sources. The current article seems to be about the USA healthcare system, something I am not familiar with. The reason for a query from a law perspective was the line and reference in the lead section

The term case management is also used to refer to dispute resolution systems which provide court or tribunal officials with closer administrative control over the litigation process than is traditionally associated with common law litigation.Boulle, L. (2005). Mediation: Principles Process Practice. 2nd Edition. Queensland, Australia. LexisNexis Butterworths. Earlypsychosis (talk) 04:22, 26 April 2009 (UTC)
It's a synonym for law practice management[1]. Law practice management is better known and is the name given to the law school class dealing with case management issues in law practices. Itincludes high volume case management such as that seen in district attorney's offices of large cities. (talk) 07:40, 28 April 2009 (UTC)

In my jurisdiction England and Wales "case management" is also used in the context of judicial case management - that is the process of managing a case carried out by the court or tribunal. We have meetings in court called "case management conferences" (CMC's) at which a judge presides and directions are hammered out. For complex cases there may be many of these. Tribunals have something similar (Employment Tribunals call them Case Management Discussions, there are other terminologies). It would not be used as a synonym for law practice management (which means something else of course). Courts manage cases a lot more now than they did pre-1999. Francis Davey (talk) 21:56, 23 June 2009 (UTC)

it would be great if you could suggest a couple of good sources Earlypsychosis (talk) 01:08, 24 June 2009 (UTC)
I am almost ready to go with several bold changes. Will create a disambigious page on case management. I really need some help with the legal case management concept, mainly removing the legal content from this article, including the discussion from above and adding to legal case management Earlypsychosis (talk) 23:52, 1 July 2009 (UTC)

need some help with the Case management (USA health system)[edit]

this article on case management needs some expert attention please. I have recently started a Case management (disambiguation) page as the there are other case management terms, including a more general term medical case management Thanks for help Earlypsychosis (talk) 08:29, 2 July 2009 (UTC)