Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 2
Lecture:Roles of Different Health Care Providers
Slide content:Clinical Roles - 1 Care management coordinator Helps with referrals, tests, insurance pre-approvals Pharmacist Acts as a pharmacological resource for patients Manage medications for chronic illnesses or dosing protocols for blood thinners 8
Slide notes:In addition to the provider, the patient may interact with other members of the clinical team. The care management coordinator helps the patient with referrals, tests, or insurance preapprovals for diagnostic testing or procedures. The patient may also visit the pharmacist, who acts as a resource for pharmacological information. In some clinics, pharmacists manage medications for chronic illnesses, such as diabetes or high blood pressure, or dosing protocols, such as for the blood thinner Warfarin . 8