When it’s time to leave our hospital, we want to make sure you’re set up for success on your health journey. Whether you’re going back to life as usual or continuing your care, here’s an overview of what to expect
Case management is a collaborative process with physicians and other departments. Team members will work with a case manager to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate options and services required to meet a patient’s healthcare needs.
The case manager assesses the patient for discharge needs at the time of admission and throughout the hospital stay. Working with the patient, family and medical team, the discharge plan is outlined and communicated to the next-care providers upon discharge. Discharge planning referrals are made upon receipt of a physician order or verbal request of a patient or family.
All patients receive an after-visit summary that details the discharge plan. Some items included on the after-visit summary include: