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Women’s Health Its springtime -- and a great time to get out and resume our walking routines. May is when the Arthritis Foundation emphasizes Arthritis awareness (www.arthritis.org). One of the biggest initiatives is telling everyone to ‘Get Moving’ – to promote healthy joints, ease in mobility, and reducing weight. The results can help to relieve pain to those who suffer from arthritis, and may help in prevention of further joint deterioration is some cases.
Athena Forum, Women's Health – Osteoarthritis, Module C, Chapter 3 www.athenaforum.com

Behavioral Health: Depression Case Managers work with patients, families and treatment teams to develop a plan of care. What are some considerations for patients when the initial treatment for acute Depression fails?
Athena Forum, Behavioral Health, Module A, Chapter 3
Excellence in Case Mgmnt
May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month
In the Headlines . . .
Case Managers on the Hill
On April 28th, 2010 Case Managers from across the country met with legislators in Washington, DC to educate, learn, and discuss the important role that Case Managers will have as a result of the Health Care reform. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed into law on March 23, 2010 address the importance of care coordination, the need for preventive health services and chronic care management.

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  CM Excellence® Series: 
  » Principles of Case
  » Patient Advocacy
  » Utilization Management
  » Discharge Planning
  » Hospital Revenue Cycle

  Clinical Series: 
  » Asthma
  » Behavioral Health
  » Colorectal Cancer
  » COPD
  » CV Risk: Stroke & MI
  » Diabetes
  » EOL & Palliative
  » GI Disorders
  » Heart Failure
  » Multiple Sclerosis
  » Obesity Management
  » Pain Management
  » Rheumatoid Arthritis
  » Women’s Health



Cathy Wright Cathy Wright, BSN, RN
Clinical Editor
Athena Forum


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