Forget Discharge Planning: Hospital Case Management Staff Need to Start Handoff Planning

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Beverly Cunningham, MS, RN
Duration :60 minutes

Discharge planning has become more than just the movement of the patient out of the hospital. It is a “process” that starts at the point of admission and/or pre-admission and transitions beyond discharge. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently added more “teeth” to the process in their proposed rules. This webinar … Continue reading Forget Discharge Planning: Hospital Case Management Staff Need to Start Handoff Planning

Hospital Case Management Decisions: Utilization Management-Part of the RN Case Manager Role or Separate?

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Beverly Cunningham, MS, RN
Event Date : 08/27/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :60 minutes

Utilization management (UM) was the first role applied in acute care case management models. It was initially known of as utilization review but has evolved into something much more comprehensive than that. Today it encompasses elements of resource management and denials management as well. This webinar will review the role of utilization management as it … Continue reading Hospital Case Management Decisions: Utilization Management-Part of the RN Case Manager Role or Separate?

Optimizing the Skill Sets of the RN and Social Worker Case Manager in a Time of Dwindling Resources

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Event Date : 09/12/2019
Time: 3 pm ET | 2 pm CT | 1 pm MT | 12 pm PT
Duration :60 minutes

The role of the case manager and social worker is dynamic and constantly changing in response to the changes in health care delivery and reimbursement at the federal, state and local levels.  While change remains a constant, there are certain core roles and functions that apply to the work of the social worker and nurse … Continue reading Optimizing the Skill Sets of the RN and Social Worker Case Manager in a Time of Dwindling Resources

Access Point Case Management and The 2 Midnight Rule

$251$449
Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Duration :60 minutes

Access point case managers reside in emergency departments, admitting offices and transfer centers. Among their roles is to ensure that patients are placed in the right level of care upon admission. With the advent of the 2 midnight rule, this role has never been more important. In addition, they are vital in assisting in readmission … Continue reading Access Point Case Management and The 2 Midnight Rule

Avoidable Delay Management: Tools for Managing Cost and Length of Stay

$251$449
Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Duration :60 minutes

This webinar will focus on the role of the case manager in identifying avoidable delays. Capturing avoidable delays is the process used to ensure that patients experience good flow through the hospital stay and that delays are reduced or eliminated. We will review the common categories used to aggregate these delays and report on them. … Continue reading Avoidable Delay Management: Tools for Managing Cost and Length of Stay

Fundamentals in Utilization Management for the Acute Care Setting

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter : Toni G. Cesta, PhD., RN, FAAN
Event Date : 04/17/2019
Time: All Day Long
Duration : 60 minutes

In this jam-packed program you will learn how to stream-line your utilization management process as well as understand the Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review and how they impact on your work as a case manager. We will discuss the differences between utilization review and utilization management. The process for incorporating medical necessity into the … Continue reading Fundamentals in Utilization Management for the Acute Care Setting

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