Hospital Case Management (Vol. 23, No. 9) - September 1, 2015

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Release date: September 2015

Valid through: September 2017

Target Audience

This activity is intended for hospital-based nurse case managers, case management directors, social workers and utilization review nurses.

Subjects

  • Get ready: Bundled payments are in your future
  • New bundled payment models require a shift in thinking
  • Case Management Insider: The Top 10 Mistakes You May Be Making in Your Case Management Department, Part 3
  • Adequate CM staff is vital as reimbursement models change
  • Bundled payment initiative means eliminating silos, standardizing care
  • CMS proposes to OK one-midnight inpatient stays
  • TJC, medical societies warn of EHR safety issues
  • Can you teach doctors to improve patient satisfaction?

Objectives

  • Identify particular clinical, administrative, or regulatory issues related to the profession of case management
  • Describe how clinical, administrative, or regulatory issues particular to the profession of case management affect patients, case managers, hospitals, or the healthcare industry at large
  • Discuss solutions to the problems facing case managers based on independent recommendations from clinicians at individual institutions or other authorities

Credit Available

Nurses

  • 1.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.5 CCMC Contact Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Nurses

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

This activity has been approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification for 18 clock hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

 Faculty Listing

Authors

Mary Booth Thomas

Editors

AHC Media Managing Editor: Jill Drachenberg

Associate Managing Editor: Dana Spector

Financial Disclosure

Editor Mary Booth Thomas, Managing Editor Jill Drachenberg, and Associate Managing Editor Dana Spector report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study. Nurse Planner Toni Cesta, PhD, RN, FAAN, Consulting Editor of Hospital Case Management, is a consultant with Case Management Concepts LLC.

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