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Vol. 27, No. 6, December 2021/January 2022

Professional Case Management’s Contribution Toward the National Quality Strategy CEU   

Patricia Noonan RN, MBA, CCM

Achieving quality healthcare in the United States remains an important goal for Congress, public and private stakeholders, and healthcare consumers. Case managers contribute to quality healthcare through provision of comprehensive case management services that include an assessment, care planning, care coordination, and evaluation of outcomes.

Hospital Providers’ Perceptions of the Role of Pediatric Case Managers: Results of a Single-Item Survey Event CEU   

Elaine Fay Williams, PhD, RN, Kimberly Drissel, MSN, RN, Jenelle Davis Jackson, MS, BSN, RN, NneAmaka Uzoma, Uba, MSN, RN, Rebecca Cully, BSN, RN, and Rebecca Kabba, MSN, RN

Using a one-time event approach, we used a single-item question to document the perceptions of the role of pediatric case managers. Pediatric case managers were viewed as generous in sharing information and care strategies that would be needed to ensure a safe transition home, able to guide families through complex healthcare systems, personable and available to address needs, and having a working grasp of patient, family, and hospital priorities when coordinating care

Critical Thinking for Case Managers CEU   

Thomas J. Blakely, PhD, LMSW

Every care manager should demonstrate critical thinking skills and be able to teach clients to think critically and clearly about their problems. They also should understand theories of personality development and neuroscience and be able to teach clients enough about these concepts to aid in the resolution of emotional distress.

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

Case Management Fellow Program

From the Executive Editor

Holiday Reflections and Cautious Optimism

News from CMSA

A Year of Resilience

News from CARF

Interdisciplinary Pain Management and the Role of Case Management

CDMS Spotlight

3 Issues Top of Mind in Disability Management

News from CCMC

Case Managers Look Ahead to the “New Normal”

Case Manager Insights

The Tools to Fix the Problems

Legal Update I

Can Hospitals Require Physicians to Direct Referrals?

Legal Update II

Vaccine Mandates:Recent Court Decisions

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