Meet Our Case Management Team

Case Management Director Claudia Pido, BSN, RN

Provides 24-hour leadership and accountability for the clinical practice and operational functions for case management.

Physician Advisor Ron T. Martinson, MD, Board Certified, Family Medicine

Serves as the physician advisor to the Case Management department.
Serves as a liaison among hospital administration, the Case Management department and the medical staff regarding issues, resources, and quality improvement.
Works closely with the president of the medical staff on education, communication, and feedback to the medical staff.

Case Managers (Registered Nurses)

  • Utilizes approved criteria to determine appropriateness of patient admissions, observations, and continued stays.
  • Assist in the provision of continuum of care for all inpatients.
  • Collaborates and communicates with the healthcare team to help ensure high quality patient care in a cost-effective, timely manner.
  • Provide timely clinical reviews to third party payers.
  • Coordinates and assists in patients’ discharge plan.

Social Workers

  • Provides direct social work services for all inpatients and their families.
  • Provides emotional and environmental support for hospital patients.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking to assure optimum post-hospital care, within the restrictions of insurance guidelines and limitations.
  • Collaborates with all members of the healthcare team to help facilitate an appropriate discharge plan for hospital clients.
  • Assists in providing resources for hospital patients with complex discharge needs.
  • Works closely with case managers to effectively assess and assist with patient needs within and outside of the hospital setting.