CMSA Today - Issue 5, 2015 - (Page 9)

CMSA Association News NATIONAL CASE MANAGEMENT WEEK: OCT. 11-17, 2015 This year's National Case Management Week is Oct. 11-17. This #CMWeek2015, we want to let the world know about case managers - who we are, what we do, and why we are important. Case Management Week has become embedded into the case management community as an annual, week-long celebration of this essential health care practice. CMSA has been instrumental in that process, bringing to light the important work of case managers in local communities and on the national level. Learn more at NEWLY ELECTED MEMBERS OF CMSA 2015-2016 NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS CMSA is pleased to announce the installment of the following new members to the National Board of Directors: Mary Mclaughlin-Davis as president-elect; Rebecca Perez as secretary; Stephanie Almaden as CPC representative; and Deborah Gutteridge as director. Congratulations to our new board members! CMSA HILL DAY: JOIN US SEPT. 17 CMSA has launched registration for the 2015 Hill Day, a one-day event bringing together CMSA members and leadership with the goal of bringing awareness to Congress on the importance of case management to the delivery of health care. Join fellow CMSA members as well as members of CMSA's Public Policy Committee and Board of Directors to take on Capitol Hill and play a direct role in the legislative process by meeting with your House and Senate representatives. In addition, you'll be able to highlight the critical role that case managers play in health care delivery, explore how to utilize your local networks for grassroots legislative success, and ensure that case managers are speaking for case managers. Attendance for the 2015 Hill Day is open to all CMSA members at no additional cost for active members. If you are a CMSA member who is passionate about association issues and wants to make a difference by advocating with fellow health care professionals form across the country, you won't want to miss this event! Learn more and register at Mary Mclaughlin-Davis, DNP, MSN, APRN, ACNSBC, CCM Rebecca Perez, RN, BSN, CCM Deborah Gutteridge, MS, CBIST Stephanie Almaden, PhD, RN, MS, CCM, CPUM, CMCN EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FROM CMSA'S 2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE CMSA is offering the opportunity to pre-order 2015 Extended Conference packages, featuring content presented at CMSA's 25th Annual Conference & Expo this summer in Orlando, Florida. The sessions will become available in mid-August. Extended Conference is a cloud-based education solution that delivers content in audio and visual formats, providing you with on-demand access to content required to fulfill your continuing education needs. Take advantage of Extended Conference to gain timely updates from industry thought leaders; also, fulfill the requirements of your employer, professional association, as well as credentialing and licensing boards, all at once! In addition to the pre-order option for 2015's offering, Extended Conference 2014 packages are available through July 31, 2015. Public policy, transitions of care, disease process management, and other important updates await you. Discounts are offered to CMSA members and conference attendees from the original event. Learn more at Issue 5 * 2015 * DIGITAL CMSA TODAY 9

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CMSA Today - Issue 5, 2015

Blazing Trails Together
Public Policy On-the-Go
Making Improvements in Transitions of Care
Building Relationships

CMSA Today - Issue 5, 2015