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The Latest in Case Management

MVD Day 2024

By Elaine Bruner, MSN, RN, CMGT-BC CMSA Lifetime Achievement 2024 recipient and Past President Melanie Prince envisioned a day dedicated to military, veterans, and DoD issues. This vision led to the first MVD pre-conference being offered. CMSA and the MVD Educational...

Rights? What Rights?

By Paul Borja, PhD, DNP, EdD, MBA, PHN, RN, CCM, ACM-RN, CMAC, CMGT-BC, CNML, FACDONA, FAACM With the rise of baby boomers, we see an increase in the number of individuals utilizing skilled nursing facility settings. A SNF (Skilled Nursing Facility) is a temporary...

Men’s Health Week 2024: Empowering Men to Prioritize Wellness

By Colleen Morley-Grabowski, DNP, RN, CCM, CMAC, CMCN, ACM-RN, FCM June 10-16, 2024, marks the celebration of Men's Health Week, a time dedicated to raising awareness of men's health issues and encouraging men to prioritize their well-being. This annual event provides...
MVD Day 2024

MVD Day 2024

By Elaine Bruner, MSN, RN, CMGT-BC CMSA Lifetime Achievement 2024 recipient and Past President Melanie Prince envisioned a day dedicated to military, veterans, and DoD issues. This vision led to the...

Rights? What Rights?

Rights? What Rights?

By Paul Borja, PhD, DNP, EdD, MBA, PHN, RN, CCM, ACM-RN, CMAC, CMGT-BC, CNML, FACDONA, FAACM With the rise of baby boomers, we see an increase in the number of individuals utilizing skilled nursing...

Career Advancement & Advice

Managing Resources When There Appears to Be None

Managing Resources When There Appears to Be None

By Cynthia Hopkins, RN, MBA/HCM, ACM, CCM In the complex realm of healthcare, the challenge often lies in managing patient resources when conventional avenues seem scarce. Drawing on my experiences...

Empowering Social Workers

Empowering Social Workers

By Alan Boardman LMSW; ACM-SW “The focus for practice in a helping profession is faith in the possibilities within people, if given the right conditions for growth.”  -Bertha Capen Reynolds,...

Case Managers Benefit from Strategic Alliances 

Case Managers Benefit from Strategic Alliances 

By Catherine M. Mullahy, RN, BS, CRRN, CMM, FCM Case managers, whose role involves interacting with other members of their patients’ treatment teams, have yet to prioritize forming strategic...