Date of Presentation

5-5-2022 12:00 AM

College

School of Osteopathic Medicine

Poster Abstract

  • The Rowan Community Health Center (RCHC) located in Lindenwold, New Jersey, reopened in September of 2019
  • Patients come to RCHC for physicals/wellness checks or medical ailments
  • Many patients are from underserved communities and may not have a primary care physician or insurance
  • Trend in lack of follow up among patients
    • o Leads to discontinuity of care
    • o Unaware if patients are obtaining their prescribed medications, following up with recommended specialists, or if chief complaints/primary diagnosis are improving
  • RCHC’s Special Projects Department decided to implement a Case Management program to improve patient follow-up and adherence to care

Keywords

Rowan Community Health Center, Case Management, Patient Care, Primary Health Care, Delivery of Health Care, Medical Students

Disciplines

Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Health and Medical Administration | Health Services Research | Medicine and Health Sciences | Public Health Education and Promotion

Document Type

Poster

COinS
 
May 5th, 12:00 AM

Implementing a Case Management Program at a Free Student-Run Clinic

  • The Rowan Community Health Center (RCHC) located in Lindenwold, New Jersey, reopened in September of 2019
  • Patients come to RCHC for physicals/wellness checks or medical ailments
  • Many patients are from underserved communities and may not have a primary care physician or insurance
  • Trend in lack of follow up among patients
    • o Leads to discontinuity of care
    • o Unaware if patients are obtaining their prescribed medications, following up with recommended specialists, or if chief complaints/primary diagnosis are improving
  • RCHC’s Special Projects Department decided to implement a Case Management program to improve patient follow-up and adherence to care

 

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