Glossary of Healthcare Professionals

Case Managers are responsible for assuring appropriate and cost-effective treatment and the facilitation of discharge planning. They maintain regular contact with the patient’s insurance carrier, family, and referring physician to assure that treatment goals are understood and achieved. Emergency Physicians are medical specialists who initially diagnose and stabilize acutely injured patients. Neurologists are specialists in disorders of the nervous system; may be involved in the initia...

Healthcare References

Medical References Mayo Clinic WebMD Alzheimer’s Association National Association of Area Agencies National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information Family Caregiver Alliance Resources For Veterans Disabled American Veterans Make the Connection Paralyzed Veterans of America U.S. Dept of Defense: CDMRP U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs Public Health Resources MI Office of Services to the Ag...