MCG Health's Angela Askren to Speak at CMSA St. Louis Case Management Appreciation Event

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Managing Editor of the nationally recognized MCG care guidelines will present on evidence-based practices in case management.

SEATTLE, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MCG Health, part of the Hearst Health network, and a leading provider

of informed care strategies, announces Managing Editor for Post-Acute Care and Home Health, Angela Askren, RN, MSN, CMC, will speak at the Case Management Society of America St. Louis Chapter's annual Case Manager Appreciation Event on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 5:30 p.m., at SSM Rehabilitation Hospital in Bridgeton, Mo. Ms. Askren will present the session "Evidence-Based Case Management," which will highlight the importance of using evidence-based medicine, determining which evidence is the best to use, and how evidence-based practices can be used by case managers.

Ms. Askren oversees guideline and content development focused on post-acute care and case management at MCG. She is a registered nurse, has a master's degree in nursing, and has been case management-certified for over 10 years. With over 25 years of nursing experience, Ms. Askren has worked across the care continuum and held case management leadership positions in both hospital and payer organizations.

The St. Louis Chapter of the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) became incorporated as a chapter in 1993. The group's mission statement is to provide a means in which the case manager can collaborate and learn from all professionals within the case management profession by providing education, information, and networking opportunities towards professional development. The October 15 Case Management Appreciation Event is free for all CMSA members and case managers in the St. Louis region, however registration is required through the organization's website, cmsastl.com.

About MCG Health MCG, part of the Hearst Health network, helps healthcare organizations implement informed care strategies that proactively and efficiently move people toward health. MCG's transparent assessment of the latest research and scholarly articles, along with our own data analysis, gives patients, providers, and payers the vetted information they need to feel confident in every care decision, in every moment. For more information visit http://www.mcg.com or follow our Twitter handle at @MCG_Health.

About Hearst Health The mission of Hearst Health is to help guide the most important care moments by delivering vital information into the hands of everyone who touches a person's health journey. Each year in the U.S., care guidance from Hearst Health reaches 85 percent of discharged patients, 205 million insured individuals, 90 million home health visits, and 3.2 billion dispensed prescriptions. The Hearst Health network includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health, MCG, Homecare Homebase, MHK (formerly MedHOK—Medical House of Knowledge), and Hearst Health Ventures (http://www.hearsthealth.com). Hearst also holds a minority interest in the precision medicine and oncology analytics company M2Gen. Follow Hearst Health on Twitter @HearstHealth or LinkedIn @Hearst-Health.

 

SOURCE MCG Health



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