LWW's Case Management journal has been selected as the official journal of the CMSA
Journal to be renamed Professional Case Management: The Leader in Evidence-Based Practice in 2007
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) and the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) are pleased to announce that Lippincott's Case Management has been selected as the official journal of the Case Management Society of America. The journal will become a benefit of membership for the CMSA's 9,700+ members in 2007.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, part of Wolters Kluwer Health, and publisher of some of the nation's most widely read nursing journals including American Journal of Nursing (AJN), Nursing2006, Nursing Management, & Nursing Research, will publish the journal as Professional Case Management®: The Leader in Evidence-Based Practice beginning with the January/February 2007 issue.
"We are pleased to partner with Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to offer CMSA's members a professional publication that so strongly supports our mission to provide only the highest quality member programs and services," says Connie Commander, RN, BS, CCM, ABDA, CPUR, CMSA, President of the Case Management Society of America.
Lippincott's Case Management is a peer-reviewed, progressive journal that crosses all case management settings. The journal features best practices and industry benchmarks for the professional case manager. It is focused on coordination of patient care, efficient use of resources, improving the quality of care, data and outcomes analysis, and patient advocacy. Articles are evidence-based and include two important features: applicability to practice and connection to the CMSA Standards of Practice.
"Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is honored to be able to bring this journal to a group of professionals so dedicated to being pioneers of healthcare change," says Suzanne K. Powell, MBA, RN, CCM, CPHQ, Editor-in-Chief of Lippincott's Case Management, "The journal's mission is in tandem with CMSA's Strategic Plan and its clearly defined strategies of education, research, and outcomes."
About the Case Management Society
Established in 1990, the Case Management Society of America has over 9,700 members and is an international non-profit 501 (c)(6), multi-disciplinary, professional organization dedicated to the support and advancement of the case management profession. Since its inception, CMSA has been at the forefront of setting professional standards for the industry, which allows for the highest level of efficiency and integrity, as well as developing national and local leaders who are recognized for their practice and professional excellence.
About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins ( www.LWW.com) is a leading international publisher for physicians, nurses, specialized clinicians, and students. Nearly 275 periodicals and 1,500 books in more than 100 disciplines are published under the LWW brand, as well as content-based sites and online corporate and customer services. LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading multinational publisher and information services company with annual sales of €3.4 billion (2005) and approximately 18,400 employees worldwide.