CMSA Today - Issue 2, 2012 - (Page 20)

CMSA Association News TIME TO TELL A FRIEND ... TELL A COLLEAGUE ... TELL EVERYONE ABOUT CMSA! NATIONAL CASE MANAGEMENT WEEK October 14 - 20, 2012, marks this year’s weeklong celebration, recognizing the contributions and commitments case managers make and educating the public about the significant work they perform. CMSA’s Spring 2012 Member-Get-A-Member Recruitment Campaign is February 1 - April 30 It’s time to tell all the case management professionals you know about CMSA and all the benefits it offers its members! We all know the best tool for that is WORD OF MOUTH – so please join the challenge to help get the word out to prospective members about all that CMSA offers. CMSA is the leading source for the case management industry, and recruiting is an excellent opportunity to share your enthusiasm and excitement for your organization with non-members. And today’s technology makes communicating with your friends, coworkers, colleagues, and other potential members easier than ever before. Perhaps you’d prefer to reach out to potential members via text message, email, blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or YouTube. Or maybe you’d rather make a phone call, hand write a note, send a smoke signal, or shout the benefits of CMSA membership from the mountaintops. Whatever the method used, one of the most effective ways you can recruit members is to offer them a personal invitation to join CMSA. However you choose to invite others, don’t forget to emphasize the benefits of joining a professional organization, such as: • $100 OFF CMSA’s Annual Conference & Expo registration fee • CMSA advances careers through customized educational programming • CMSA offers products and services tailored to meet the changing needs of the case management industry ement • CMSA allows for the networking of intelligent, like-minded professionals who are immersed in the inner workings of their industry providing participants with access to a variety of opinions and ideas Visit to find out ut about incentives and rules, and tips on how you can be a great CMSA recruiter. SHOW YOUR SUPPORT Activities during National Case Management Week typically include banquets and recognition dinners, state and city proclamations, continuing education seminars, and other community events. Case managers are typically honored with gifts, dinners, and flowers. DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES For additional ideas on how you can plan Case Management Week activities, please download CMSA’s Promotion Guide. This guide is full of ideas and communication strategies that can help you promote and celebrate National Case Management Week. OFFICIAL PROCLAMATIONS AND LETTERS OF SUPPORT Recognition at the highest levels of government and by leading health care agencies and organizations is an important component in highlighting the benefits and value of the case management industry. Visit the CM Week web page for official proclamations and letters of support. ORDER FORMS FOR PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS Our exciting collection of gifts is sure to make this year’s celebration the best ever! You’ll want to check out the CMSA Online Store to see our new items designed especially for this celebration. OUR JANUARY 2012 SAN FRANCISCO TRIVIA QUIZ WINNER IS ... TR B Bonnie Robb, RN-BC, BSN, CCM, CNLCP, of Lake Oswego, Ore Oregon, is the January winner in CMSA’s SAN FRANCISCO 201 2012 Trivia Quiz Contest. Bonnie, a member of the Oregon Me Medical Case Management Group of CMSA chapter, an answered the questions about CMSA’s 2012 Conference ci city correctly and won a FREE REGISTRATION to CMSA’s 22nd Annual Conference & Expo at the Moscone Center 2 West. A Trivia Quiz winner is chosen in January, February, W and March each year. Congratulations, Bonnie! a SUPPORT THE CASE MANAGEMENT FOUNDATION AT SAN FRANCISCO 2012 For the third consecutive year, CMSA is generously providing a booth at the Annual Conference to the Case Management Foundation (CMF). CMSA is dedicated to creating a culture of giving within its community to help the Foundation support case management professionals across the continuum. Those attending CMSA’s Annual Conference are encouraged to stop by the booth and learn more about CMF and how you can become a part of the future of case management! CMSA TODAY 20 ISSUE 2 • 2012 • DIGITAL

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CMSA Today - Issue 2, 2012

2012 Public Policy Summit, April 23-24
Aligning Professional Ethics with Innovation: Licensure Portability’s Predicament
Can You Hear Us Now? What’s Happening with the Multi State Licensure Task Force
The Evolving Role of Care Coordination in an Acute Care Environment: Confi rming the Appropriate Utilization of Necessary Services – Separating Tasks from Process (Part 2 of 3)

CMSA Today - Issue 2, 2012