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Inside this Issue
Vol. 27, No. 1, February/March 2021
Improving Hemoglobin A1C Using Diabetes Self-Management Education in a Free Clinic
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
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
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.
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
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
Fraud Enforcers Working More Closely Together
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