Trends, Challenges, and the Growing Roles for Case Management in 2017 (Webinar)
Thu Feb 09 2017 01:00 PM - Thu Feb 09 2017 02:30 PM EST

Healthcare is changing - and not just as a result of ACA repeal efforts in Congress. The ongoing drive for improved health outcomes, lower costs, better care coordination, personalized and patient-centered care, will bring opportunities for implementing strong, collaborative case management programs.

The skills of qualified professional case/care managers are more critical than ever to patients, purchasers, policy makers and employers – no matter the shifts in access and reimbursement requirements.

But to minimize fragmentation and improve patient care with an appropriate focus on safety and quality, we must understand and embrace the initiatives, challenges, varying practice models being developed.

Join Cheri Lattimer, RN, BSN, Executive Director of National Transitions of Care Coalition, for this insightful 90-minute webinar, in which she will discuss the 2017 trends and challenges for case management.  She will outline the initiatives and models being developed to capitalize on the important skills and evolving roles of case managers on the interdisciplinary healthcare team.  

  • How healthcare policy supports advancement of is advancing the case management profession out of traditional roles, and into new terrain.
  • Changes being driven by the shift from a patient to a consumer mindset
  • The need for improving programmatic best practices in case management
  • Initiatives and new models to meet the changing needs for case management
  • And much more

You’ll get a chance to ask Cheri questions during the 30 minutes Q/A session at the end of her presentation.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear directly from one of the foremost experts in the field of case management.

About Your Presenter

Cheri Lattimer

Cheri Lattimer, RN, BSN, is Executive Director for the National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) and member of the Redefine Health Board of Directors. Her leadership in quality improvement, case management, care coordination, and transitions of care is known on the national and international landscape. She has been invited to present her work at national and international conferences, including the Anna Reynvaan Lecture at the University of Amsterdam.  Her work has been featured in several publications, including the Healthcare Executive, Dorland’s Case In Point, Professional Case Management, CMSA Today and Seniority. She was also a contributor and reviewer for the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) Core Curriculum for Case Management and The Integrated Case Management Manual Assisting Complex Patients Regain Physical and Mental Health. She is affiliated with many professional organizations and maintains active roles on several national boards and committees including URAC, Roundtable on Critical Care Policy, CMS Caregiver Workgroup, ACHIEVE and American Nurses Association.