This presentation will provide the audience with an overview of the Children’s Health Home Program. Also discussing the relevant literature pertaining to the development and growth of care management. The details of how the Golisano Children’s Hospital delivers services to the families that they work with. And how the program is working to reduce emergency room utilization, increase usage of preventative care and improve the overall health and well-being of the families that they serve.
Andrea Myer is the Care Manager Supervisor for the Children’s Health Home Program at Golisano Children’s Hospital. Andrea oversees all of the clinical responsibilities for the program. She supervises 13 care managers who are working with 238 families. Andrea has worked in the field of social work for 12 years, focusing her time as an addiction therapist and a care manager. She holds a license as a MSW in social work from Nazareth College. Andrea is a licensed social worker and a certified alcohol and substance abuse counselor.
Jordan Kember is an Outreach Coordinator for the Children’s Health Home Program at Golisano Children’s Hospital (URMC). For the program, he is responsible for outreach and engagement of Medicaid care management patients (50 to 60 monthly) with chronic medical conditions. Jordan has worked in the field of social work for the last four years, and has been able to help individuals obtain employment, avoid the justice system, access to health care and acquire special education accommodations. Jordan holds a BA in Human Services from Western Washington University and is currently pursuing a degree in Master of Public Administration at Penn State University
Pending - This event has been approved for 2.0 PMI CEUs.
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