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Considering the Case Managers exam? Clients and health care organizations need CCM’s more than ever—and so do you!

It’s time to get unstuck. With 2021—and a coronavirus vaccine—finally in sight, it’s time to move forward. One way to do that is to stretch yourself professionally. For professional case managers, this could mean earning the Certified Case Manager® (CCM®) credential. More than 48,000 case managers hold the CCM—the oldest and most widely held case […]

Case Management Is… Series: Part 14

Case Management Is… Series: Part 14

What is Case Management?  Case Management is the satisfying job of helping people live their best life possible by identifying their unmet healthcare needs and providing all available resources to help meet those needs by tying together the fragmented bits and pieces of health information patients are working with into a unified whole.   Per Deanna […]

Case Management Is… Series: Part 12

Case Management Is… Series: Part 12

Case Management Is…. What is case management?  That is a loaded question that could entertain thousands of answers.  It may be easier to discuss what case management is not but that is not what is going to happen in this essay.  Case managers are involved in the critical aspects of the patient’s care that does […]

To thrive, be resilient, be self-aware, practice self-care and take control

To thrive, be resilient, be self-aware, practice self-care and take control

Case managers are strong, dedicated, and resilient. But in times like these, we all need to continue to cultivate resilience. That’s why I was so delighted about our most recent webinar, “7 Ways to Build Resilience—As a Person, As a Case Manager.” The presenter, Dr. Chantrise Sims Holliman, was an inspiration, and I believe her […]

Case Management Is… Series: Part 9

Case Management Is… Series: Part 9

If you search, you will find there are many widely accepted definitions of what case management is. The Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) defines case management as a “collaborative process that assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates the options and services required to meet the client’s health and human service needs.”(Certification, n.d.) What […]