Advanced Case Management: Outcomes and Beyond, is a theoretical, research-oriented, and statistical publication providing comprehensive coverage of advanced case management information. Essential topics presented in this text include outcomes management, disease management, continuous quality improvement (CQI), and complementary medicine practices. Building on Case Management: A Practical Guide to Success in Managed Care, Second Edition, this book explores population-based case management and its components. Part I comprehensively covers disease management concepts and development of a successful disease management program. Part II focuses on the latest trends in outcomes management. Topics covered include how to develop an outcomes management program, the Center for Case Management Accountability (CCMA), benchmarking, and factors affecting case management outcomes. Part III deals with continuous quality improvement (CQI) and proper use of CQI tools. Finally, Part IV, Managing Complementary Health Care--A Vision for the Future, addresses the challenges and the successes of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) practices.