Case management: entry-level practice for occupational therapists?

Case Manager. Jul-Aug 2005;16(4):47-51. doi: 10.1016/j.casemgr.2005.06.001.


As American businesses have sought means to control employee health benefits, managed care has evolved. This evolution has brought greater demand for case management. Case management is not a profession but a practice area within one's own profession. Case managers come from a variety of disciplines and work in a variety of practice settings, which include medical, psychosocial, educational, vocational, and rehabilitation.

MeSH terms

  • Accreditation
  • Attitude of Health Personnel*
  • Case Management / organization & administration*
  • Clinical Competence / standards*
  • Curriculum
  • Education, Professional, Retraining / organization & administration*
  • Faculty*
  • Holistic Health
  • Humans
  • Needs Assessment / organization & administration
  • Occupational Therapy / education*
  • Occupational Therapy / organization & administration
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Professional Role
  • Surveys and Questionnaires