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Gatekeeper

In insurance, requirements that a policyholder must fulfill before becoming eligible for a benefit. This especially applies to eligibility for long-term care in health insurance.

gatekeeper

a person who controls important information flows and access to other persons within an organization. The person concerned may have control over the information which goes up or down the organizational structure or in and out of the organization.

gatekeeper

A slang expression to describe the person you must persuade or impress just to get your proposal in front of a decision maker.

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Most often, the care coordinators at the high-performing ACOs were nurses with relatively deep experience in health care, ranging from acute inpatient care to nursing homes and home care, who contacted patients in person or by phone.
C--The RN care coordinator needs to serve as a patient advocate to ensure optimal patient outcomes (Haas et al.
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If during the history intake process the referral specialist has questions regarding patient information obtained, the RN care coordinator reviews the patient's history and intervenes or directs care as appropriate.
So the care coordinator worked with the state health department to bring a nurse educator into the school.
The care coordinator discussed some of the parent partner's suggestions for things to discuss when Amita and Samir took Anjali in for her weight check the following week.
The Health Buddy links the patient and the care coordinator by using a toll-free telephone connection.
33 (range, 1-4) and the average number of times a care coordinator was observed was 13.
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