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Personal Emergency Response Systems for People Having Chronic Medical or Psychological Conditions/Disabilities

Don’t overlook this tool for your patients with chronic medical or psychological problems. Read about how these devices are being used by a variety of people to reduce hospitalization, emergency department visits, and unnecessary physician visits. Earn 2 CEUs after passing the exam. This supplement supported by an educational grant from Philips Lifeline.

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Preparing for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Considerations for Case Management

Learn about hematopoietic cell transplantation, while earning FREE CEs available to all CCMS, in this special supplement supported by an educational grant from the National Marrow Donor Program®/Be the Match®.

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Inside this Issue

Vol. 23, No. 5, October/November 2017

Managing Postacute Care Networks CEU

By Laura Kukral, MBA, LNHA, Demi Paulus, MPH candidate, and Thomas W. Brewer, PhD, MJur

Various demonstration projects authorized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have incentivized the creation of network relationships along the continuum of care (physician, acute care, postacute care, and other community-based services). These networks create a variety of challenges for the professionals that lead, manage, and interact with them.

Care Management Plus: Strengthening Primary Care for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions CEU

By Susan L. Hayes and Douglas McCarthy

Care Management Plus is a health care delivery model designed for older adults with multiple chronic conditions. The program was created some 15 years ago not only to improve the quality and coordination of care but also to reduce health care costs and support primary care providers who treat these high-need high-cost patients.

Special Sections

Announcing...

CareManagement Is Now the Journal of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, the Case Management Society of America, and the Academy of Certified Case Managers

PharmaFacts for Case Managers

Approvals, warnings and the latest information on clinical trials—timely drug information case managers can use.

LitScan for Case Managers

The latest in medical literature and report abstracts for case managers.

Certified Case Manager News

Trends, issues, and updates in health care.

Departments:

From the Editor-in-Chief

CareManagement Is Now the Journal for Three Professional Case Management Organizations

News from CCMC

CCMC Symposium 2018: Future Dimensions of Case Management

Legal Update

Shoot the Fraud and Abuse Manager and Pay the Price

CDMS Spotlight

After the Hurricanes: Assessing the Impact on Employees

Case Manager Insights

Author’s Interview with Catherine M. Mullahy, RN, BS, CRM, CCM

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