SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deborah Johnson, president of Careforward, Auto Injury Case Management was awarded the Case In Point Platinum Award for the best independent case management company. The award ceremony was held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on April 21, 2010 and showcased the best-in-class case management programs across 25 categories.
Careforward is an Independent Case Management provider based in Michigan that provides expert RN case management service to catastrophically injured persons involved in Michigan auto accidents. Founded by Deborah Johnson RN, Certified Case Manager, Certified Brain Injury Specialist in 2001, Careforward now works with 15 independent case managers and provides services to a client list of more than 100.
The case management process begins with referrals from physicians, physical therapists and word of mouth, followed by a face-to-face interview to determine critical needs, both short and long-term. Careforward focuses on advocacy, and its case managers adhere to the documented standards of care for their industry. These standards allow the injured party to actively choose their case manager, treatment team and process of their rehabilitation. The independent practice also uses a state-of-the-art electronic medical record system to help coordinate services.
In 2009 Deborah Johnson created the 501C3 Careforward Foundation. This foundation sponsors the Carnival of Care event (held every March) dedicated to head injury and auto accident survivors and their caregivers. Fundraising for this fabulous and unique event will be held on October 23, 2010. For further information and videos of this event visit www.carnivalofcare.com. For more information visit www.careforward.com, or contact Careforward: Phone: 248.443.8900 or Email: email@example.com.