CMSA Today - Issue 4, 2012 - (Page 22)

CMSA Association Association News It’s not too early to make plans to take a little time off and head to New Orleans next year for CMSA’s 23rd Annual Conference & Expo taking place June 25 – 28, 2013, at the New Orleans Earnest N. Morial Convention Center. All of those who experience the fun, education, and excitement of SAN FRANCISCO 2012, will tell you that you can’t dream of missing out next year in “The Crescent City.” Host hotels are the Hilton New Orleans Riverside and Hampton Inn & Suites. There will be lots to do, see, and learn in NOLA, so make sure that you join us for NEW ORLEANS 2013! JOIN US IN THE BIG EASY IN 2013 Case managers engage, educate, and empower – they exemplify excellence in action! National Case Management Week 2012 is your chance to celebrate case managers and the case management industry. It’s YOUR week — October 14 – 20, 2012 — and an exciting time of recognition and celebration! This year’s Case Management Week theme was submitted by Terry Wooding, BSN, RN, CCM, a member of the CMSA North Carolina Piedmont Triad Chapter. Terry’s submission was selected as the winning entry in the 2012 CM Week Slogan Contest. The medallion and banner design signifies that case managers deserve to be recognized as winners throughout the continuum of care. The gold and purple, colors associated with royalty, bring attention to the importance of case managers as leaders in the health care industry. And every day, case managers engage the health care team, educate the caregiver, and empower the patient – work that is truly “Excellence in Action!” A WINNING THEME FOR OUR CASE MANAGEMENT HEALTH CARE HEROES ORDER CM WEEK PROMOTIONAL ITEMS Case Management Week items are now available online; order by September 15! Help promote the case management industry and celebrate case managers everywhere who truly deserve a badge of honor for the work they do for others. Consider using these items to share and celebrate with your co-workers, donate to chapter meetings for door prizes, recognize your boss, or even just to treat yourself! Get great ideas for CM Week celebrations, order fun promotional products, and download items including the CM Week graphic and the CMSA Celebration & Promotion Guide at www.cmsa.org/cmweek. The local CMSA chapters are the foundation to our association. Members who get involved in their local chapters have the opportunity to build a close network of like-minded professionals in the industry; and, local chapter events and activities allow chapter members to gain knowledge of the changes and opportunities that are right in their own backyard! Getting involved on a local level not only enriches your leadership skills, but it also primes individuals to become national leaders of the association. Chapters help to support the many initiatives that CMSA National continuously works to achieve, including public policy, multi-state licensure, as well as meeting the basic needs of improving educational and networking opportunities for our members. Through the local involvement of our 11,000 members, CMSA can continue to meet its mission to “provide professional collaboration across the health care continuum to advocate for patients’ wellbeing and improved health outcomes.” GET INVOLVED WITH YOUR LOCAL CHAPTER! Do you often wonder how your caseloads compare to other company caseloads? CMSA’s Case Load Capacity Calculator (CLCC) allows you to enter your information and benchmark against others. Since launching in September 2011, the CLCC has been accessed by hundreds of individuals in over 10 countries around the world. If you have not yet set up your CLCC profile and run a calculation, go to www.cmsa.og/clcc to get started today! CMSA CASE LOAD CAPACITY CALCULATOR CORRECTION In Issue 2, 2012 of CMSA Today, an article titled Pfizer Helpful Answers contained incorrect references. The accurate references are: 2 U.S. Census Bureau, “People Without Health Insurance Coverage by Selected Characteristics: 2009 and 2010,” 2010. (www.census.gov/ hhes/www/hlthins/data/incpovhlth/2010/table8.pdf) 22 CMSA TODAY 1 The Commonwealth Fund, “How Many are Underinsured? Trends Among U.S. Adults, 2003 and 2007,” 2008. (www.commonwealthfund.org/Publications/In-the-Literature/2008/Jun/How-Many-AreUnderinsured--Trends-Among-U-S--Adults--2003-and-2007.aspx) ISSUE 4 • 2012 • DIGITAL http://www.cmsa.org/cmweek http://www.cmsa.og/clcc http://www.commonwealth http://www.census.gov/ http://www.fund.org/Publications/In-the-Literature/2008/Jun/How-Many-Are http://www.naylornetwork.com/cms-nxt/

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CMSA Today - Issue 4, 2012

CMSA CORPORATE PARTNERS
EMBRACING THE GOLDEN AGE OF CASE MANAGEMENT
INCOMING PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
CAREER AND KNOWLEDGE PATHWAYS: THE JOURNEY BEGINS
SERVANT LEADERSHIP: INSPIRATIONAL VALUES
WORKFORCE STRATEGY SIMPLIFIED
DIGITAL, MOBILE, GLOBAL: EFFICIENCIES AND HINDRANCES IN THE MODERN CASE MANAGER'S ENVIRONMENT
ASSOCIATION NEWS
VIEW FROM CAPITOL HILL
CASE MANAGEMENT AND THE LAW
ETHICS CASEBOOK
MENTORING MATTERS
INDEX OF ADVERTISERS

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