Browsing: post-acute care

Legacy Leaders

A Conversation with Toresha Peterson, RN, MS, CCM

BY ANNE LLEWELLYN, MS, BHSA, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN Each month in this column, we highlight an up-and-coming case management leader. The criterion for a nomination is that the professional has contributed to the practice of case management and has inspired others to step up and become leaders in their area of…

Social Determinants of Health

Post-Acute Care For Unsheltered Community Members

BY GAYLE ALKIRE, MSN, RN, CRRN, CCM An individual’s health is strongly affected by resources and supports that exist in their surroundings. The absence or presence of shelter and food in a person’s environment can forecast success or failure in recovery from an acute illness. This reality prompted Providence Regional Medical…