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Case Management for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure

Case Management for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure

BY CATHERINE M. MULLAHY, RN, BS, CRRN, CCM Case managers especially demonstrate their value when caring for patients with complex medical..

April 3, 2019
Heart Failure: Transitions of Care

Heart Failure: Transitions of Care

BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN Even though our healthcare system has focused on heart failure for several years, we..

April 3, 2019
The Professional Case Manager as a Change Agent Through the Use of Evidence-Based Practice

The Professional Case Manager as a Change Agent Through the Use of Evidence-Based Practice

BY KATHLEEN FRASER, MSN, MHA, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN “I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of..

March 7, 2019
Integrated Case Management

Integrated Case Management

BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN In 1996, the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) began work to develop a..

March 7, 2019
Advancing the Roles of Case Managers in Quality Improvement

Advancing the Roles of Case Managers in Quality Improvement

BY KATHLEEN MOREO, RN-BC, BSN, BHSA, CCM, CDMS Quality improvement (QI) has been woven into the fabric of case management practice since..

January 4, 2019
Becoming an Influential Case Manager

Becoming an Influential Case Manager

BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN Case managers throughout the healthcare continuum often find themselves in the most..

January 4, 2019
What Does It Mean to Be a Professional?

What Does It Mean to Be a Professional?

BY REBECCA PEREZ, RN, BSN, CCM All professions have unique skills, knowledge, and ethical standards that guide the professional in what..

December 3, 2018
Technology Improving Health and Wellness

Technology Improving Health and Wellness

BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN As a child, I remember watching space travel and future world television shows and..

December 3, 2018
What to Do About the Patient You Worry About After Discharge?

What to Do About the Patient You Worry About After Discharge?

BY SARAH L. SZANTON, PhD, ANP, SUZANNE HAVRILLA, PT, DPT, AND DIANE LEPLEY, RN, MSN Do you worry about some patients after they leave the..

October 5, 2018
Transitions of Care: The Importance of Post-Acute Continuum Relationships

Transitions of Care: The Importance of Post-Acute Continuum Relationships

BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN The summer has come to a close quickly after such a wonderful CMSA Annual Conference..

October 5, 2018

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