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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
The Ethical Case Manager Making a Difference

The Ethical Case Manager Making a Difference

BY KATHLEEN FRASER, MSN, MHA, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN “Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne Ethics are..

August 28, 2018
Case Management Ethics: When Roles, Responsibilities and Expectations Are Not Set

Case Management Ethics: When Roles, Responsibilities and Expectations Are Not Set

BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN Oftentimes, we as case managers find ourselves in difficult situations due to our..

August 28, 2018
Case Management Opportunity—Facilitating Integration of Physical and Behavioral Health into Whole Person Health

Case Management Opportunity—Facilitating Integration of Physical and Behavioral Health into Whole Person Health

BY CARRIE MARION, RN, BSN, CCM For the past twenty years or so, the healthcare industry has been talking about holistic medical care, now..

July 17, 2018
Mental Health Advocacy

Mental Health Advocacy

BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, ACM, FACHE, FAAN Traditionally, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. However, as case managers,..

July 17, 2018
Celebrating Success

Celebrating Success

BY JOSE ALEJANDRO, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN Have you ever had one of those days where everything went right? We all seem to have a..

June 5, 2018
Our Membership Is the Lifeblood of CMSA

Our Membership Is the Lifeblood of CMSA

BY MARY MCLAUGHLIN-DAVIS, DNP, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC, CCM While traveling this week, I checked my emails and was delighted and surprised to..

June 5, 2018

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