Leading the Care Coordination Team with Knowledge, News and Learning
Welcome to Case In Point
A monthly publication for leaders and teams involved in care coordination, Case In Point is built to improve the functioning and efficiency of your care coordination efforts in today's dynamic, and challenging, healthcare environment. Today's environment, marked by payment reform and an explosion of new ways of delivering healthcare, calls for results-oriented, patient-centered care coordination more so than ever before.
Case In Point is your answer. Every issue presents industry-leading best practices, case studies, strategies and professional insights from leaders in the field -- giving you the cutting-edge intelligence you need to improve your care coordination efforts, cut costs and boost quality and outcomes.
With your subscription to Case In Point, you get:
- 12 monthly issues mailed and emailed to subscribers every month (each issue 24 pages)
- 48 total pre-approved continuing education credits -- each issue is worth 3-4 CEUs
- Access to an online learning portal -- http://ceu.dorlandhealth.com -- to access both current and archived issues and to earn CEUs electronically
- Monthly subscriber call led by Editor in Chief Anne Llewellyn, RN-BC, MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRN
Multi-user and site license subscriptions are also available. Please contact Carol Brault at firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-287-2470 for custom pricing.
Who Benefits from Case In Point?
The short answer is: All professionals involved in coordinating patients' healthcare -- nurses, case managers, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, discharge planners, hospitalists, quality directors, pharmacists -- and other healthcare professionals whose role is to ensure patient care is connected and value-based initiatives are met.
Matching today's care coordination environment, the examples and best practices within Case In Point span diverse settings -- from hospitals and long-term care settings to managed care, ambulatory care and community-based services.
Additionally, Case In Point serves as your gateway to CEs for professional licensure and national certification. Case In Point, published online and via email, provides you with the critical information necessary to improve patient care, streamline operations, contain resource utilization, and deliver cost-saving strategies in your sector of the healthcare system.
These are challenging and tumultuous times in healthcare. With case management's position as a linchpin in the ongoing effort to achieve effective care coordination, improve quality and control costs, Case In Point brings you the specialized information you need, with accompanying CEs, on critical topics impacting care management -- from the latest trends in patient-centered care, securing appropriate reimbursement, transitions of care, federal regulations and new models of care, to name a few!
Each issue is worth 4 pre-approved continuing education credits. Use these credits to renew your licensure, national certification(s) and meet the educational requirements specified by your organization.
Each issue of Case In Point is pre-approved for 4 contact hours for: Nursing, Social Workers, Certified Case Managers, Disability Management Specialists. Other disciplines may be able to utilize the continuing education credits by checking with the specific regulatory body that oversees your licensure or certification. If you have questions regarding the continuing education process, please feel free to email Anne Llewellyn, at email@example.com.
Case In Point is the vehicle to understanding incentives, avoiding penalties, and instilling the best practices aimed at enhancing departmental workflow, organizational efficiency and patient care. Join the Case In Point community today.
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Meet the team from Case In Point
Editor In Chief
Anne Llewellyn, RN-BC, MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRN, is Editor in Chief of Dorland Health, a division of Access Intelligence, LLC. Anne has been a leader in the field of healthcare as a critical care nurse, catastrophic case manager and healthcare educator since 1978. She holds national credentials as a Certified Registered Nurse from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a Certified Case Manager through the Commission for Case Management Certification (CCMC), and a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) through the American Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN).
Anne is Past President of the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) and continues to be an active member of the local South Florida Case Management Chapter. She is also a member of the American Nurses Association and the Emergency Nurse Association and was a founding member of The Center for Practical Health Reform. Anne is co-author, Case Manager Review and Resource Manual: The Essence of Case Management, which was published in 2001 and updated in 2005, 2008 and 2010 by the Institute for Research, Education and Consultation (IREC) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Anne has written and lectured nationally on topics related to continuing medical education, patient safety, quality of care, care coordination, and medical management. Anne earned her Associates Degree in Nursing from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pa., and her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration from Barry University in Miami, Fla. She completed her Master’s Degree in Training and Development from St. Francis University in Joliet, Ill.
Anne’s paramount goal as editor in chief is to ensure that the case management products and services provided by Dorland Health raise the level of professionalism that is essential for the practice of case management to meet the challenges of today’s complex healthcare industry.
Richard Scott is an experienced healthcare editor, focused on the growing domains of care coordination, case/care management and patient-centered care for the last seven-plus years. Covering the latest trends in healthcare delivery, organizational workflow, process improvement, federal regulations, and incentives and penalties in both hospital and managed care markets, Richard serves as managing editor of Dorland Health’s business-facing publications, which include Case In Point magazine, Medical Home Today, Patient Advocate Report and Case In Point Weekly. In addition, Richard manages custom publishing initiatives and produces single-topic guidebooks for healthcare professionals as well as webinars. Richard is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he double majored in journalism and English literature and minored in Italian language.