Case Management Tools and Resources: Health Information
The tools and resources listed on this page are intended to assist case managers in providing an individualized, comprehensive plan of care for our ADvantage Members.
General health information:
U.S. National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus offers information on health topics, drugs and supplements, diseases and conditions.
WebMD offers health information, tools, and and online communities.
My Online Wellness provides health information, tools and videos on a wide variety of medical topics
Family Doctor provide scientifically accurate information from a family medicine perspective to improve the health of all individuals and communities.
Care for Elders is a Houston-based partnership focused solely on elder care issues.
Healthy IDEAS an evidence-based program that integrates depression awareness and management into existing case management services provided to older adults.
Ability Magazine is a leading magazine covering health, disability, and more.
Natural Standard provides evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.
Note: these links are provided for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for medical advice. Any concerns or questions you have about your health should be discussed with a qualified health provider.
Fall and Injury Prevention: Oklahoma State Department of Health
- Injury Prevention Service provides information related to injury prevention
- Falls Prevention provides information, brochures, and articles related to falls and fall prevention
Caregivers: Caring.com equips family caregivers to make better decisions, save time and money, and feel less alone -- and less stressed -- as they face the many challenges of caregiving. Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is a public voice for caregivers, illuminating the daily challenges they face, offering them the assistance they so desperately need and deserve, and championing their cause through education, services, research and advocacy.
Alzheimer's: Alzheimer's Association is a national organization that provides information, tools and resources
Useful Articles: Guideline for Alzheimer's Disease Management by the California Council of the Alzheimer's Association
Prescriptions: Polypharmacy in Older Adults by the University of Chicago provides informational tools on polypharmacy for older adults, caregivers and providers. Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs is a program of the Social Security Administration to provide additional assistance related to a Medicare prescription drug program.
Obesity: The CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) is working to implement policy and environmental strategies to make healthy eating and active living accessible and affordable for everyone. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute provides a useful online BMI calculator to assist in calculating body mass index.
Disease Management Guidelines and Member Tools:
Please note: much of the information provided contain links to organizations outside of OKDHS. To our knowledge, all links comply with the OKDHS website linking policy.