CMSA Today - Issue 2, 2014 - (Page 9)

CMSA Association News CMSA 2014 CONFERENCE: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN EMBRACE ThE ChANGING RhyThMS OF hEAlTh CARE! Registration is now open for CMSA's 2014 Conference & Expo on June 17-20 at the Cleveland Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio! This year's theme, Embracing the Changing Rhythms of Health Care, conveys the opportunity for you, CMSA, and the entire case management community to be instrumental in improving patient care, quality and coordination during a period of significant changes in the provision and delivery of health care. While CMSA's conference always strives to deliver the most timely, significant and relevant knowledge to the case management community, this year's conference - in Cleveland, an international hub for healthcare innovation - serves as a catalyst for CMSA to provide the most valuable content in its more than two decades of conference history. Expect CMSA's 24th annual event to deliver relevant case management education, exposure to the highest caliber of healthcare innovation and technology available today, unmatched network-building opportunities... plus, the opportunity to "rock out" during the week (that's all we're saying for now)! Whether you're just getting into the groove of your career, or your practice is finely tuned, you won't want to miss this premier event! For more information, visit INTEGRATED CASE MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM - SPRING 2014 The 2014 ICM Program is now open for registration. Each trainee completes a self-study portion with the ICM Manual and online sessions. A choice of three face-toface training sites and dates will be available to choose from for 2014 trainees. For more information on the ICM program, visit CONNECT WITh ThE CMSA COMMuNITy ONlINE If you'd like to communicate with other case managers and health care industry professionals across the country, connect with CMSA on LinkedIn™, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest! The LinkedIn group alone has nearly 11,000 members, where new discussions emerge daily. We look forward to seeing you there! Facebook: /cmsanational Twitter: @CMSANational LinkedIn: /company/cmsa Pinterest: /CMSANational SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR CMSA'S PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT & RESEARCH AWARDS DEADlINE: MARCh 15 CMSA is now accepting applications for the Case Management Practice Improvement Award and Case Management Research Award, which pay tribute to the case management individual, group, or organization offering the most outstanding research or evidence-based practice program. Each award recognizes programs that use findings from a research or quality/performance improvement (QI/PI) project for innovation in the advancement of case management practice, and/or improved client outcomes. IF SElECTED, yOu WIll BE ElIGIBlE FOR hONORS INCluDING: * Award Presentation: These two awards will be presented at the CMSA Annual Conference & Expo in June. * DVD: A copy of the awards presentation will be provided to each recipient post-conference. * Honorarium: Each recipient will be awarded a $2,500 honorarium. * Webinar Presentation: Recipients will be able to present their findings to CMSA members during a webinar (date/time to be announced). * Article: Each recipient may present an article on their findings in issue CMSA Today. Learn more and submit an application at Issue 2 * 2014 CMSA TODAY 9

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CMSA Today - Issue 2, 2014

President’s Letter
Association News
Cmsa Corporate Partners
The New “in” of Health Teaching
The Information Technology Factor
Index of Advertisers

CMSA Today - Issue 2, 2014