Mullahy & Associates, LLC announced that its president, Catherine M. Mullahy, BS, RN, CRRN, CCM, has been appointed to the editorial board of the Academy of Certified Case Managers. The Academy of Certified Case Managers mission is to improve case management practice through education. ACCM enables its members to maintain their certification by making available a stream of continuing education as home study programs. New programs are published bimonthly in the Academys and the Commission for Case Management Certifications official journal CareManagement.
With more than four decades of experience managing healthcare and a prominent role in shaping the case management industry, Mullahy is recognized as one of the industrys most significant and passionate leaders. She is the author of The Case Managers Handbook, Fifth Edition. It is widely used throughout the U.S. and Canada in graduate and undergraduate nursing and health management courses.
In 1999, Mullahy was named the Distinguished Case Manager of the Year by the Case Management Society of America and in 2010 received CMSAs Lifetime Achievement Award. She has been appointed as a member of the editorial board for the Commission for Case Manager Certification and has served as the CCMC representative to the Foundation for Rehabilitation Education and Research.
Additionally, she was a member of the Case Management Advisory Committee for the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission/URAC in Washington, D.C., representing CMSA.
Mullahy & Associates, LLC is an educational and training firm for healthcare professionals emphasizing case management curriculum. Mullahy and vice president Jeanne Boling, MSN, CRRN, CDMS, CCM, work closely with healthcare professionals, case management department heads and individual case managers to advocate for and share their knowledge of Best in Class case management practices which help achieve a higher quality of patient-centered care.