American Case Management Association (ACMA) is a collaborative practice model including patients, nurses, social workers, physicians, other practitioners, caregivers and the community. The case management process encompasses communication and facilitates care along a continuum through effective resource coordination. The goals of case management include the achievement of optimal health, access to care, and appropriate utilization of resources balanced with the patient’s right to self-determination.

Mission

To be THE association for Hospital / Health System Case Management professionals.

Goals

  • Provide innovative professional development services:
  • Mentoring
  • Educational Forums
  • Resource Information
  • Create new opportunities for networking
  • Influence the policies, laws and other issues related to the practice of Case Management

ACMA’s Definition of Case Management

Case Management in hospital/health care systems is a collaborative practice model including patients, nurses, social workers, physicians, other practitioners, caregivers and the community. The case management process encompasses communication and facilitates care along a continuum through effective resource coordination. The goals of case management include the achievement of optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patient’s right to self determination.


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