As a patient at UT Southwestern Medical Center, you’re in good hands in every aspect of care, medical and otherwise. Case Managers are assigned to each inpatient-care area. They’re trained to help patients and family members address financial, social, and emotional problems that relate to illness or hospitalization.
Case Managers also help patients and families cope with long-term illnesses, rehabilitation, and discharge planning. They can assist with arrangements for the following services:
Discharge times may vary from patient to patient. To ensure the best transition possible, we begin preparing patients for discharge the day before they’re sent home.
We ask that patients and families consider the following issues prior to discharge: