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Thinking Beyond the Hospital: A Comprehensive Guide to Hospital Discharge Planning for Workers’ Compensation
Hospital discharge planning is an integral part of the transition to a facility or home. A well-planned hospital discharge is vital in preventing re-admission, further health decline and increased health care costs.
An In-depth Look into the Role of an Apricus Hospital Discharge Care Coordinator
We will examine the discharge planning process from the perspective of an Apricus care coordinator, what a catastrophic discharge request includes and how specialty service providers ensure an injured employees' needs are met.
How Case Managers and Care Coordinators Are Working Together and Finding Success in Hospital Discharge Planning
For a hospital discharge coordinator, the success of an injured employee’s discharge planning largely relies upon coordination with a case manager who helps evaluate the injured employee’s discharge needs and collaborates on how best to transition them home or to a facility.
The Importance of Hospital Discharge Planning in Workers’ Compensation
Hospital discharge planning is an integral part of the transition to a different facility or home. A well-planned hospital discharge is vital in preventing re-admission, further health decline and increased health care costs.
Unlocking the DME “Black Box”
Often coming back from an injury doesn’t unfold in a straight line, and those injured need an array of specialized supports to achieve the best outcome.
Impacting Patient Recovery Through Specialty Services
Looking to improve your specialty program results? Here is an overview of all that Apricus has to offer.
Nine Specialty Services You Should Know More About
Here are nine elements of these networks that can have major implications on patient recovery and an overall workers’ compensation program.
Modifications to Living Spaces Make Injured Workers Feel at Home
When a man was grievously injured at work, the last thing he might have expected he would need as part of his recovery was a real estate agent. But that’s what the father of two required after falling from a second-story balcony on the job and becoming a paraplegic.
Specialty Services Are a Big Deal
When adjusters have to jump through hoops to make referrals, they lose precious time. When it comes to specialty services, we have your back.
Reliable Transportation Means Better Injured Worker Outcomes
For many of us, finding a ride is easier than ever. Services like Uber and Lyft have made it simple to summon transportation with a few taps to our phones. But for injured workers, getting from one place to another often remains daunting.