Care Management
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    Care Management
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    When you are facing a medical challenge, whether a new or existing condition, it’s nice to have a team help you navigate to better health. WESTMED offers patients a Care Management program to at no cost to the patient. Care Management can help you better manage a chronic condition or guide you to making a healthy lifestyle changes.

    Care Managers work with patients to develop goals to improve patient’s understanding of their condition so patients can make the behavior changes and health lifestyle changes to keep them healthy. By empowering yourself to take control and improve your health you can transform your life.

    Two major goals of the program are to improve the patient’s role in self-care, health and wellness and to reduce his/her readmission to a hospital.

    What Exactly Does a Care Manager Do?

    Care Managers work with patients to develop personal goals so that they can make behavioral and lifestyle changes to help improve their health.

    Scope of services:

    • Act as a patient’s coach and supporter, providing medically supervised education and lifestyle change suggestions on the topics of nutrition, weight management, fitness, etc. 
    • Guide patients as they maneuver through the complicated healthcare system, and help to identify community resources to get necessary medical assistance. 
    • Coordinate services associated with the various stages of the patient’s treatment and recuperation.
    • Provide ongoing support until the patient is on the path to recovery. This helps the patient to avoid exacerbation of his/her disease and unnecessary hospitalization.
    • Facilitate communication with the patient’s health insurance plan or provide information on community resources. 

    Two major goals of the program: to improve the patient’s role in self-care, and to reduce his/her readmission to a hospital

    Who Pays for Care Management Services?

    There is no charge for WESTMED’s Care Management services. WESTMED supports best practice medicine through team-based care, and we are pleased to provide our patients this innovative wellness and disease management program as part of our comprehensive services.