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Vol. 27, No. 1, February/March 2021

Improving Hemoglobin A1C Using Diabetes Self-Management Education in a Free Clinic CEU   

Caroline Henderson Dowd, DNP, FNP-C

The American Diabetes Association supports the use of diabetes self-management education (DSME) to address lifestyle modifications and improve glucose control. The purpose of this quality improvement project was to use interventions such as DSME to reduce A1C levels among patients ≥18 years with a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus at the free clinic site.

Best Practices in Readmission Prevention: Summary of a Roundtable Discussion CEU   

By Rebecca Perez, MSN, RN, CCM

Preventing hospital admissions and readmissions has become a cost-controlling priority for hospitals and outpatient providers and payers. The Case Management Society of America hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with industry leaders to discuss best practices in readmission prevention.

How Practices Can Advance the Implementation of Integrated Care in the COVID-19 Era CEU   

Mary Docherty, Brigitta Spaeth-Rublee, Deborah Scharf, Erin Ferenchik, Jennifer Humensky, Matthew Goldman, Henry Chung, and Harold Alan Pincus

Barriers to integrated care include challenges in financing, health information technology (HIT), and workforce supply. We discuss practices’ strategies for addressing barriers to integrated care.

Special Sections


CareManagement is the journal of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, the Academy of Certified Case Managers, a journal of the Case Management Society of America.

PharmaFacts for Case Managers

Approvals, warnings and the latest information on clinical trials—timely drug information case managers can use.

LitScan for Case Managers

The latest in medical literature and report abstracts for case managers.


From the Editor-in-Chief

Embracing an Unpredictable Future: Issues and Challenges

From the Executive Editor

Looking Forward

News from CCMC

Outlook 2021: Change is Here to Stay

News from CMSA


Case Manager Insights

Headlines in Real Life

New from the VA

The Future of Care Coordination and Case Management in the Veterans Health Administration

News from CARF

Importance of Employee Recognition 

Legal Update

Fraud Enforcers Working More Closely Together

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