Care Management Services at QMG offer programs to help patients with chronic conditions improve the overall quality of their lives, ensure that they receive care based on the best medical practices, improve their understanding of their condition, and reduce hospital admissions and emergency department visits. The care managers are an extension of the primary and specialty care teams and will work with the patient, their family, nursing staff, and their primary care provider.

A Nurse Care Manager will:

  • Assess patient
  • Educate patient on disease process
  • Provide medication training/monitoring
  • Assess for lifestyle modification
  • Recommend self-care measures
  • Assist in client/provider communication
  • Refer to community and medical resources
  • Provide reminders for appointments, screenings, and tests
  • Provide regular monitoring calls
  • Provide community referrals

People who identify with the following statements can benefit from Care Management:

  • Ongoing complications/co-morbidities
  • Frequent ED visits/hospitalizations
  • Lack confidence in self-care
  • Lifestyle or behavioral risk factors
  • Psychosocial, environmental, or healthcare access risk

If you have questions about the care management program, please give us a call at (217) 222-6550, ext. 3770.