Monday Memo
Monday Memo
Monday, November 7, 2016
What's NEW at Athena Forum

In the Interest of Interest

You spoke and we listened. Review of your course evaluations offer suggestions for improvements and changes to our website and we appreciate the feedback. As a result of your comments, Athena Forum has begun adding upgrades, more animation and new interactive features.

Many upgrades are underway. Some are still ongoing "behind the scenes" and will become available in the coming months. Completed "Enhancements" include:

  • The addition of Social Media tabs
  • A refreshed Home Page with animated graphics
  • The addition of "Pre-Quiz" questions to new modules
  • In 2016 we started to shorten the modules

Some Coming Events to watch for:

  • Chapter summary interactive features
  • Audio features
  • An Athena Forum Blog
  • Trending topics and other Monday Memo enhancements

So keep those comments coming. We're listening to YOU!


Tips from our featured course

Improving Core Competencies with Athena Forum: How?

How does Athena Forum affect Core Competencies of Case Managers?

Each course Welcome page addresses the improved knowledge and skills Case Managers can expect to gain by successfully completing the course. For example, the Utilization Management course offers this:

The purpose of Improving Outcomes in Utilization Management is to provide education techniques and resources on the role of the case manager (CM) in implementing the full spectrum of effective and appropriate utilization and resource management.

As healthcare silos continue to diminish CMs, including those in hospitals, health plans and the community must understand one another's roles and complementary skills and work seamlessly together across the continuum of care to meet patient care needs.

[Utilization Management Welcome page]

Improving Team Performance with Athena Forum: How?

To improve team performance, Hospital Case Management Directors assign Athena Forum courses to steer the Team to hospital priorities such as Reducing Avoidable Delays, Improving Claims, Preventing Denials and Improving Transitions in Care.

To learn how you can improve your teams' performance, watch the Hospital Management Presentation on the home page for a tour of Athena Forum and learn how a Case Management Director can achieve goals at a faster rate with a better educated staff.


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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