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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
Accountable Care Organizations and the Impact on Care Management

Accountable Care Organizations and the Impact on Care Management

BY CONNIE PHILLIPS-JONES. RN, MSN, CCM, CPHQ In 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released new rules under the..

April 6, 2018
Patient-Centered Plans and Authentic Case Management

Patient-Centered Plans and Authentic Case Management

BY MARY MCLAUGHLIN-DAVIS, DNP, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC, CCM Recently, I sat with a fifty-eight-year-old stroke patient at a skilled nursing..

April 6, 2018
What Does Politics Have To Do With Me? I’m A Case Manager…

What Does Politics Have To Do With Me? I’m A Case Manager…

BY MARGARET (PEGGY) LEONARD, MS, RN-BC, FNP Believe it or not and like it or not, our lives are intertwined with politics. We have politics..

March 7, 2018
The Integrated Case Management Program: Essential for Today’s Case Manager

The Integrated Case Management Program: Essential for Today’s Case Manager

BY MARY MCLAUGHLIN-DAVIS, DNP, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC, CCM I thought that most health professionals, and certainly case managers, were beyond..

March 7, 2018
The Changing Face of Hospital Case Management

The Changing Face of Hospital Case Management

BY MARY MCLAUGHLIN-DAVIS, DNP, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC, CCM Case managers in the acute care setting today are faced with a plethora of healthcare..

March 7, 2018
Oh, the Places Case Managers Have Been…And Where You’ll Go!

Oh, the Places Case Managers Have Been…And Where You’ll Go!

BY CATHERINE M. MULLAHY, RN, BS, CRRN, CCM AND JEANNE BOLING, MSN, CRRN, CDMS, CCM   While we (the authors) have been involved in one..

January 8, 2018
CMSA: Reflection on Achievement and Moving Forward in 2018

CMSA: Reflection on Achievement and Moving Forward in 2018

BY KATHLEEN FRASER MSN, MHA, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN You, our members, are why we exist as an organization. As the executive director of CMSA and..

January 8, 2018
Case Managers Can Make a Difference

Case Managers Can Make a Difference

BY MARY MCLAUGHLIN-DAVIS, DNP, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC, CCM Many times in my career, I have felt frustrated by bureaucratic barriers to delivering..

January 8, 2018

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