MCG Health's Angela Askren to Speak at Fall Managed Care Forum Nurses Pre-Conference

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

SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 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 AAMCN Fall Managed Care Forum Nurses Pre-Conference on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at 1:45-2:45 p.m. in the Bellagio Hotel and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. 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 American Association of Managed Care Nurses (AAMCN) Fall Managed Care Forum Nurses Pre-Conference attracts senior-level managed healthcare executives including Vice Presidents of Managed Care, Directors of Nursing and Managed Care, Contracting and Provider Relations Managers, Hospital and Health System Chief Nursing Officers, Case Managers, Utilization Managers, Medical Managers, Quality Managers, senior management teams, and other members of the care coordination team. Additional information can be found at http://aamcn.org/aamcn_forums_page.html.

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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