Celebrating the Practice of Case Management
October 07, 2018
By Anne Llewellyn, MS, BHSA, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN
Case management is an essential process being used throughout the healthcare system to improve quality and reduce costs. Professionals who work in case managers are primarily nurses and social workers, but depending on the setting, other professional disciplines are joining the practice. These include, physical, occupational, speech, respiratory therapist as well as psychologists and behavioral health specialists who assist patients and their caregivers in breaking down barriers as they navigate the complex healthcare landscape. Case managers do not work in silos, but are critical members of the healthcare team.
To celebrate the practice of case management, the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) introduced Case Management Day in 1995. Today, an entire week is dedicated to celebrating the practice of Case Management for the work case managers do and the value they bring to every sector of the broad healthcare system.
This year, Case Management Week will be celebrated October 7- 13, 2018. Here at Professional Services Network we salute the case managers who we work with every day. Thank you for the work you do and the value you bring to patients, caregivers and all members of the healthcare team. Have a great week!
Anne Llewellyn, RN-BC, MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRN
HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONER, LEADER AND EDUCATOR
Anne is a registered nurse with close to 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She holds a Master’s Degree in Training and Development from St. Francis University and a Bachelor in Health Services from Barry University. Anne is a board certified case manager through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Commission for Case Manager
About Professional Services Network, Inc.
Professional Services Network, Inc. (PSN) works with clients nationwide in the search and recruitment of experienced nurses in utilization review, quality and case management for temporary assignment and direct hire opportunities. Additionally, PSN’s consultants work with provider and managed care organizations seeking accreditation or re-accreditation with URAC or NCQA. For additional information regarding our services contact us toll-free at 877-753-1776 or email us at [email protected]