Reducing 30-day inpatient psychiatric recidivism and associated costs through intensive case management.

@article{Kolbasovsky2009Reducing3I,
  title={Reducing 30-day inpatient psychiatric recidivism and associated costs through intensive case management.},
  author={Andrew D Kolbasovsky},
  journal={Professional case management},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={96-105}
}
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Intensive case management (ICM) holds promise in reducing 30-day inpatient psychiatric recidivism and associated costs. The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of ICM on 30-day inpatient psychiatric recidivism and associated costs among adult health plan members at elevated risk of psychiatric hospitalization. PRIMARY PRACTICE SETTING Psychiatric settings. METHODOLOGY AND SAMPLE An intent-to-treat, historical control design was used to examine utilization… CONTINUE READING