With an eye toward the future, each case management department must begin to consider how it will reorganize its resources to respond to the changes brought on by healthcare reform, Accountable Care Organizations, bundled payments, The Two Midnight Rule, reductions in readmissions and value based purchasing. What worked in the past may not be enough to respond to the future. With this session by Toni Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, step back and take a look at the roles and functions needed in today’s case management department. The roles include coordination and facilitation of care, utilization and resource management, outcome management, discharge and transitional planning and many others. By understanding the most contemporary best practice models, you can ensure that your case management is able to meet these challenges of 2014 and beyond.
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Who should attend: This session is appropriate for case management directors, managers, discharge planning directors, patient care services professionals, quality assurance directors, social workers, social service directors, utilization management directors and managers.
Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN is Partner and Health Care Consultant in Case Management Concepts, LLC, a consulting company which assists institutions in designing, implementing and evaluating acute care and community case management models, providing on-site education to case management staff, and strategies for assisting health care organizations in improving their case management department’s efficiency and effectiveness.