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LTC Insurance a Win-Win for Patients and Case Managers

LTC Insurance a Win-Win for Patients and Case Managers

BY ELLEN ALIBERTI, MS, CCM, RN The statistics that are associated with aging in the U.S. today are staggering enough. The numbers are..

July 19, 2019
Caring for the Chronic Kidney Disease Patient

Caring for the Chronic Kidney Disease Patient

BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN The United States Renal Data System (USRDS, 2018) notes that for every 100 U.S...

July 19, 2019
Looking Back on a Career in Nursing and Case Management

Looking Back on a Career in Nursing and Case Management

BY ANNE LLEWELLYN, MS, BHSA, RN-BA, CCM, CRRN, PAST PRESIDENT OF CMSA 2003-04 A career is defined as an occupation undertaken for ‌a..

May 23, 2019
Conference Season Is Upon Us

Conference Season Is Upon Us

BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN I am excited to see everyone gather for the 29th Annual CMSA Conference in Las Vegas...

May 23, 2019
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

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