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Professional Case Managers as Exemplars Using the Quadruple Aim as a Measurement Framework for Quality Care

BY PATRICIA NOONAN, RN, MBA, CCM, FCM
The impetus for quality care led by a national call to action to achieve the Quadruple Aim has driven attention to the importance of measuring quality and safety in healthcare. There are several domains associated with professional case management practice that have an impact on quality outcomes including transitional care, care coordination, safety, health and wellness promotion, advance care planning, satisfaction and quality of life.

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Disruptive Innovation

BY DR. COLLEEN MORLEY, DNP, RN, CCM, CMAC, CMCN, ACM-RN, FCM
As I write this, it has been 2 whole weeks since I took the gavel from the fabulous Melanie Prince at the CMSA National Conference in Orlando. It has been an exciting and busy 2 weeks. I am so honored and thrilled to be able to serve this organization and the profession of case management.

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The Ingredients Required to Develop a State-of-the-Art Pediatric Care Management Team

BY JENNY QUIGLEY-STICKNEY, RN, MSN, MHA, MA, CCM, ACM-RN, CPHM, CMAC
To better understand what is required to develop the specialized skills to work at the world-renowned Boston’s Children’s Hospital, CMSA Today invited three case managers from this prestigious center designed to treat pediatric patients from birth to adulthood, with acute to chronic pediatric care conditions.

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Pediatric, Maternal/Child Health Case Management

BY COLLEEN MORLEY, DNP, RN, CCM, CMAC, CMCN, ACM-RN

I hope you are enjoying this beautiful summertime! The aftereffects of the CMSA National Conference in June still have me invigorated and excited about our profession. I am honored to take the reins as CMSA National President from the inimitable Melanie Prince.

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Education Enhances Retention

BY EDNA B. CLIFTON, MBA, BSN, RN

Recruitment of nurses is critical to maintaining staffing requirements; however, retaining nurses is equally important. There are many reasons why nurses leave their jobs.