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Vol. 25, No. 2, April/may 2019

The Opioid Crisis: History, Controversies, and Potential Solutions in the Evidence CEU

Doug Kalunian, MD, DFAPA, and Laurent Tao, MD, MPH, FACP

The opioid crisis continues to plague the US healthcare system unabated. Its effects are taking a significant toll on the population as seen in the massive loss of life, strains on limited financial resources, and confusion around recent guidelines for prescribing opioids. To better understand the opioid crisis, this article discusses the origins of the crisis, the recent controversies around prescription guidance, and tools that are currently available for both care delivery providers and case managers.

Ethical Considerations for Care Coordination for Clients with Mental Illness CEU

Chikita Mann, MSN, RN, CCM

Mental health has gained much attention in the past 10 years. There are often unique ethical dilemmas when treating clients with mental illness. In this article we discuss the role of stigmatization in ethical behavior and address the complicated privacy and confidentiality issues associated with individuals with mental illness.

Special Sections


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.


From the Editor-in-Chief

The Opioid Epidemic: A Public Health Challenge

News from CCMC

The “Business Case” for Employers

News from CDMS

Facilitating Return to Work for Mental Health Diagnoses

Case Manager Insights

Aligning Incentives: Diagnosis-Related Groups

Legal Update

Patients’ Preferences for Caregivers

Case Manager Insights

Ten Things Nurses Wish They Had Known When They Started Practicing

CCMC New World Symposium 2019

Highlights from CCMC’s New World Symposium 2019

CCMC New World Symposium 2019 Breakfast Sessions

Ready, Set, Transition: Navigating Value-Based Care Initiatives Through Effective Post-Acute Care Transitions

Continuous Glucose Monitoring: Complete Care Management Solution for Diabetes

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