Continuing Education, Inspiring Keynotes, and State-of-the-Art Sessions Make Up This Learning Opportunity
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Known as one of the most open forums for examining critical, timely and cutting-edge issues confronting the world of health care case management, including payor/insurers and hospitals/providers, the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) will host its 2009 Annual Conference June 1619 in Phoenix, Ariz. Now in its 19th year, the national CMSA Conference & Expo is the premier annual event for case managers and health care-related professionals.
Experts will lead educational sessions related to the conference theme, "Where Innovative Engagement Meets Enlightened Advocacy." Melanie Bloom, widow of NBC News correspondent David Bloom and spokesperson for the Coalition to Prevent DVT, will deliver the opening keynote address. T.R. Reid, the Washington Post's Rocky Mountain Bureau Chief and author of the upcoming book, We're Number 37! - Why other countries have better, fairer, and cheaper health care than the USA will close the initial main session.
Additional plenary sessions will feature Dr. Tony Alessandra, PhD, CSP, CPAE, speaker, author, and company president, and Stan Slap, cutting-edge corporate strategist and consultant.
Also offered will be pre-conference workshops, educational poster presentations, 30+ concurrent sessions, more than 20 symposia, and numerous supplementary programs, addressing topics from "Genomics, Personalized Medicine and the Transformation of Case Management," "International Case Management ( An Emerging Frontier," to "Dept. of Defense Case/Care Management Reform."
Included in the week-long event are a variety of networking opportunities, such as CMSA's Expo Hall highlighting 230 health care-related exhibitors, Communities of Practice meetings, and an inaugural CMSA Awards Banquet.
To learn more and to register, visit http://www.cmsa.org/conference.
CMSA is an international non-profit 501(c)(6) multi-disciplinary professional association established in 1990 and dedicated to the support and advancement of the case management profession through educational forums, networking opportunities, legislative advocacy, and establishing standards to advance the profession. The association is based in Little Rock, Ark., and serves more than 20,000 members/subscribers and 70 affiliate and pending chapters. Since its inception, CMSA has been at the forefront of setting professional standards for the industry. For more information, call CMSA at (501) 225-2229 or visit http://www.cmsa.org/.
|SOURCE Case Management Society of America|
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