Discharge planning at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island is handled by Case Managers who assist patients and their families with arrangements for post-hospitalization care. Case Managers are assigned to each patient care unit to assist patients and their families and physicians in developing a discharge plan of care tailored to meet the specific needs of the patient. Once the plan is developed, the Case Manager secures the necessary post-hospitalization services and can provide information about additional community resources when necessary.
Patients are encouraged to communicate their post-hospitalization needs to their Case Manager. Patients who have questions regarding their discharge plans can discuss them with their Case Manager.