Medindia

X

Case Management Society of America Announces Its 2010-2011 Board of Directors

Friday, July 2, 2010 General News J E 4
Advertisement


Leaders Take Office at 20th Anniversary Conference & Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teresa (Teri) Treiger, RN-C, MA, CCM, CCP, of Holbrook, Mass., took office as Case Management Society of America (CMSA) President during CMSA's 20th Annual Conference, held June 8 - 11, in Orlando, Florida.

Treiger has over 30 years of health care industry experience, 20 of which have been in care management. Following many years of bedside nursing practice, Teri began a progression from utilization management to care coordination to case management, working in many settings of practice in order to gain a comprehensive foundation of experience which is essential for today's case management professional. She worked in managed care, acute hospital, and rehabilitation hospital settings before moving to case management program design and implementation. One of her most rewarding experiences was working within an Alabama health care system, establishing an uncompensated care program, which leveraged a practice-based case management model and included transition of care and frequent emergency department utilization components. The key areas of this program were to educate patients/caregivers about their healthcare condition, coordinate necessary care, and support the patients/caregivers toward becoming their own healthcare advocates.

"There are many talented and dedicated individuals working on CMSA priorities, and it is only through cooperative effort that things get accomplished. If it were not for the hard work of my truly remarkable peers, CMSA would not be the vital organization it is today," Treiger stated.

Other members of the 2010-2011 Board of Directors include:

Margaret (Peggy) Leonard, MS, RN-BC, FNP

Immediate Past President

Tarrytown, New York

Mary Beth Newman, MSN, RN-BC, A-CCC, CMAC, CCP, MEP, CCM

President-Elect

Loveland, Ohio

Betty Overbey, RN-BC, CRRN, CDMS, CCM, CRP, MSCC

Vice President

Glen Allen, Virginia

Melanie Ann Prince, USAF, MSN, CCM, CMAC, CNA, PAHM

Secretary

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Jose Alejandro, RN, MSN, MBA, CCM

Treasurer

Irving, Texas

Becky Perez, RN, BSN, CCM

Member at Large

High Ridge, Missouri

Laura Bachrach, RN, BSN, MSL, CCM, CLL

Director

Tempe, Arizona

Margaret P. Chu, RN, BSN, MPA, RNC, CCM, CPHQ

Director

East Williston, New York

Kathleen Fraser, RN, MHA, CCM, CRRN

Director

Barker, Texas

Cristina Walter, MS, RN-BC, CCM, CCP

Director

Fairfield, Ohio

Connie Keene, RN, BSN, CCM, CBIS

Chair, Chapter Presidents' Council

Lawton, Michigan

ABOUT CMSA

Established in 1990, CMSA is an international non-profit 501(c)(6) multi-disciplinary professional association dedicated to support and advancement of the case management profession through educational forums, networking opportunities, legislative advocacy, and establishing standards to advance the profession. Based in Little Rock, Arkansas, CMSA serves more than 10,000 members and 73 affiliate chapters. Learn more at http://www.cmsa.org.

SOURCE Case Management Society of America
Advertisement


Advertisement

You May Also Like

Advertisement
View All

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
I agree to the terms and conditions
s
FASEB Welcomes New President, William T. Talman, M...
S
Neotrope 'Adopts' Starlight Children's Foundation(...