Monday Memo
Monday Memo
Monday, April 25, 2016
What's NEW at Athena Forum

Education by Design

Athena Forum has several new courses outlined and existing courses are being modernized with exciting industry updates and interactive features.

Here's our education design plan:

Renovated courses:

  • UM and IBD coming soon
  • Hospital Revenue Cycle and CM Express - target summer
  • Mental Health course updates - target summer
  • Professional Identity - 6 modules - target early fall

New courses planned for this year:

  • Substance Use and Abuse - 4 modules
  • Motivational Interviewing - 2 modules
  • Population Health - 4 modules
  • Patient Engagement - 2 modules

Read on to get a sneak peek.

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Tips from our featured course

Understanding Barriers to Access in Depression Care

As a case manager, can you:

  1. Identify access issues and barriers to providing quality, cost-effective depression care?
  2. Utilize communication strategies to impact on patient engagement?
  3. Describe resource utilization and behavioral health coverage?
  4. Discuss Medicaid as a behavioral health safety net?
  5. Identify strategies to provide depression care to the underinsured and uninsured?

You can! Just watch for the new Depression Course coming soon on Athena Forum and learn how to successfully navigate barriers to successful depression care management.

[Renovated course, Depression Care, coming soon]


Case Management Leadership Fosters
Effective Transdisciplinary Teams

"High quality care costs less, It has to. Through effective leadership of transdisciplinary teams, CMs reduce waste and thereby enhance the quality of care delivered."

David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Founding Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health


Notice from the Publisher

I want to thank our 20,000 healthcare professionals for requesting new topics on Athena Forum.

Thomas A. Rasmussen
CEO & Publisher
Athena Forum Institute

Monday Memo Editor

Cathy Wright, BSN, RN

Clinical Editor

Athena Forum

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