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Inside this Issue

Vol. 27, No. 2, April/May 2021

Guilt and Shame: Factors in Care Management CEU   

Thomas L. Blakely, LMSW, PhD

Guilt and shame are factors in emotional distress that clients may
hide from their care manager. This article discusses the generation
of guilt and shame and ways to manage these feelings.

Patient-Centered Care Using Patient Perspective to Address the Social Determinants of Healthcare to Reduce Readmissions CEU   

Colleen Morley, DNP, RN, CCM, CMAC, CMCN, ACM-RN, and Ellen Walker, MSW, LCSW, ACSW

Potentially preventable readmissions have been connected to insufficient or ineffective discharge strategies. Case managers have long made the connection between social determinants of health (SDOH) and increased risk for readmission through anecdotal observation. Failure to create overarching strategies to address the gaps caused by SDOH continues to impact the care continuum’s ability to adequately equip the patient for success postdischarge.

Defining Values to Improve Culture, Job Satisfaction, and Decision Making

Shanna Huber, BSN, MSN/Ed, RN, CCM, CLCP, CNLCP, CMC

Values are the fundamental beliefs of a person or an organization. This article discusses the process of defining personal core values, creating and defining organizational core values, and incorporating these values in difficult decisions care managers are often faced with within the work environment.

Special Sections


CareManagement is the journal of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, the Academy of Certified Case Managers, a journal of the Case Management Society of America.

PharmaFacts for Case Managers

Approvals, warnings and the latest information on clinical trials—timely drug information case managers can use.

LitScan for Case Managers

The latest in medical literature and report abstracts for case managers.


From the Editor-in-Chief

Working with Patients Who Experience Guilt and Shame

From the Executive Editor

Spring is Here…And Not a Moment too Soon

News from CCMC/CDMS

Raising the Bar on Continuing Education for Case Managers

News from CMSA


New from the Military Health System (MHS)

Case Management for the Seriously Ill and Injured Sailor and Marine

News from CARF

Providing Case Management Telehealth—Am I Ready?

Legal Update

How to Connect with Patients

Case Manager Insights

COVID-19 Hotline: Connecting Patients to Care

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