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Engaging Hospitalists in the Case Management Process - Webinar

  • ID: 4899667
  • Webinar
  • April 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 90 Minutes
  • Compliance Online
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Why Should You Attend:

In this session Ms. Cunningham will introduce the role of the hospitalist and the important aspects for staff RN case managers social workers and case management leaders to ensure effective implementation and sustaining of this critical role.

She will also discuss best practices for developing steps to ensure collaboration with this role. Additionally, she will discuss hospital outcomes that can be positively affected by the collaboration of the two roles.

The webinar will focus on not only strategies for aligning these two roles, but the impact they can have on Medicare spending per beneficiary, an important component of value-based purchasing, as well as other health care reform metrics (such as readmissions).

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

Review of the hospitalist role, including various stages of the role
Discussion of specialized hospitalists roles
Examine critical strategies for working with hospitalists
Implement a multidisciplinary team process for hospitalists, RN case managers and social workers
Discuss best practices both RN case managers and case management leaders as they collaborate with hospitalists
Describe best practices for auditing hospitalist and case management collaboration
Discuss strategies for decreasing hospital risk for noncompliance with Conditions of Participation and the 2-midnight rule
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Bev Cunningham, MS, RN, ACM is a founding partner of Case Management Concepts, LLC. She has a 25-year deep working knowledge of case management with specific expertise in denials management, patient flow and the role of the Case Manager and Social Worker in the Case Management process. Bev is also a certified case manager with the American Case Management Association. She has served as a Commissioner on the Commission for Case Management Certification and is a fellow with the Advisory Board. Bev is also the former Vice President of Resource Management at Medical City Dallas Hospital.

She has co-authored a book for hospital case managers—Core Skills for Hospital Case Managers and has written the utilization management chapter in the past two editions of CMSA’s book, Core Curriculum for Case management.
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