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2014-07-29 08:33:13

Case managers across region invited to register for two-day training at new Catholic Health center MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. and BUFFALO, N.Y., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commission for Case Manager Certification (the Commission) is teaming with Catholic Health to offer an unprecedented workforce training opportunity to nurses and social services professionals. It is the latest in an expanded educational effort by the Commission to enhance case manager knowledge and meet...

2014-07-10 08:25:46

New board members bring range of experience in nursing, rehabilitation and social work MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commission for Case Manager Certification (the Commission) installed a new slate of officers for 2014-2015. With new elements of health care reform rolling out, these officers will oversee the Commission's work as case managers take a center-stage role in care coordination and team-based care. The Commission, with more than 35,000...

2014-06-30 12:31:38

New Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Materials Offer Methods to Reduce Health Care Disparities PRINCETON, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty percent of Black and Hispanic patients receive worse care than their White counterparts, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; and a study by the National Urban League Policy Institute revealed that such disparities accounted for an estimated $60 billion in excess health care costs in 2009. A new interactive package...

2014-06-26 23:06:16

SurgiMark’s suction sets present an opportunity for hospitals to consolidate surgical inventory and create more efficient operating rooms amidst healthcare reform uncertainty. Yakima, Wash. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 One of the goals of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to cut costs and improve efficiency of hospital care. The new ACA guidelines could mean financial penalties for hospitals with excessive patient readmissions, forcing the healthcare system to ensure that...

2014-06-19 08:26:20

Results will identify and benchmark professional case manager knowledge, skills and abilities MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New models of care delivery demand better coordinated, patient-centered care. Professional case managers often tasked with providing those services are the subject of current research designed to offer in-depth information about the knowledge, skills and abilities required by this in-demand workforce segment. The Commission for Case Manager...

2014-04-18 23:06:18

Radion, Inc., the creator of Radion Hub® software solutions, announced today the formal release of Radion Hub® Registry. A new cloud-based patient specific data capture tool that integrates clinical research in a simplified manner into oncology workflow practices. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Radion, Inc. launches a cloud-based application to provide clinical investigators a tool to capture patient-specific end-point data for oncology patients. Radion Hub® Registry...

2014-03-10 12:26:14

New interactive package from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation reveals how health care providers can engage patients to be more active participants in improving care PRINCETON, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released a suite of materials--including a brief, videos, case studies, and more--to help health care professionals better engage patients to manage their own health and play a role in improving care delivery at the practice and...

2014-03-05 23:03:11

Online Platform Provides Resources and Tools for Education and Improved Care Delivery Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The Case Management Society of America (CMSA), in a partnership with Pfizer, Inc, today announced the launch of Pfizer ArchiTools, a specially-designed online platform for case management and healthcare professionals to build improved care delivery across the healthcare continuum. This unique, evolving and centralized resource enables case management and healthcare...

2014-02-18 23:04:39

VIAPhone™ Approved to Capture EuroQol Group’s EQ-5D™ Assessments of Health Outcomes. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced it has been named a preferred provider for the administration of the EuroQol Group’s EQ-5D patient reported outcome (PRO) assessment. Specifically, VIAPhone, ERT’s Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system, has been approved to...

2014-02-13 23:20:40

The Commission seeks nominations for new Commissioners with passion and skills to support the organization’s mission to promote the professional practice of case management. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 The Commission for Case Manager Certification (The Commission) is pleased to announce the opportunity for individuals interested in voluntary service as strategic decision makers for the first and largest case manager certification program in the United States. As an...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.