A thank you to our panel of Care Managers/Case Managers who were a great resource at the last CMSA educational event on 11/19/2019!
For additional background on each of these professionals, please see below:
Laurie Blanchard, MSW - Pine Rest
Laurie is the Manager of the Hospital Case Management department. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, and her master’s in social work from The University of California, Berkley.
Julie Betzler RN, CCM, BS - Skyview CCM
Julie is the President of Skyview CCM, a rehabilitation care management services company July 2015 to present. She received her RN degree at Bronson school of nursing and her bachelor’s or science from Western University. Julie is certified from the commission of case management. Prior to her position at Skyview CCM, Julie functioned as an auto no-fault, workman’s compensation rehabilitation case manager with Brown Case Management for over 7 years.
Maureen Hudson BSN, RN - Borgess Ascension
Maureen Hudson is the Manager of case management services, ambulatory care. Maureen oversees the care/case managers providing services to complex patients. Prior to her role as the ambulatory manager of case management, Ms. Hudson served as a manager for hospital case management.
Mindy Mathews BSN, MSN, RN - Affinia Health Network
• Direct oversight of the operations and clinical functioning of the ambulatory care management team at primary care and specialty sites throughout Michigan.
• Development of Care Management standard work, process, and protocols to support the role and advance the concept of the multidisciplinary clinical care team.
• Responsible for the clinical activities and performance of multiple value-based payment initiatives and population health programs such as NexGen Accountable Care Organization, Bundled Payment Initiatives, the State Innovation Model Patient-Centered Medical Home Initiative, Organized Systems of Care, Transitions of Care efforts, Post-Acute Care Coordination, and Supportive Care Programming.