The case management department helps patients and their families cope with illness and its effects by guiding them through the healthcare system.
We work not only with patients and family members, but also with physicians, other healthcare workers, community service providers and insurance companies. We encourage physicians to contact our office to facilitate the continuum of care.
Our team of medical social workers and registered nurses assess, plan, coordinate and implement a wide variety of services for Mount Nittany Medical Center inpatients and their families. A highly trained case manager will be assigned to a particular unit in order to provide expert care for a patient’s specific healthcare needs.
We are a patient’s liaison and often act as an advocate for getting services approved. We can help with:
We always give patients the choice of which company they would like; we are not permitted to choose an agency for patients. Please see our current list of local providers to find more information about your options.