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Taking Care of Tootsie

Owen, Mindy RN, CCRN, CCM; Bellot, Jennifer PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/NCM.0b013e31828069ed
Departments: The HeartBeat of Case Management

Mindy Owen, RN, CRRN, CCM, a Charter Board member and Past President of CMSA and Past Chair and Commissioner of CCMC. She is the Principal of Phoenix Healthcare Associates LLC, Coral Springs, Florida, specializing in case management education and management. Her career in health care has included critical care neurosurgery and rehabilitation. She helped design and implement an SCI-TBI rehabilitation department at Wesley Regional Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. She was the 1st Midwest Regional Director of C.M. for Intracorp and has developed and directed both acute and MCO CM/DM programs nationwide. She was a participant in the 2012 NLN Writing Retreat sponsored by the NLN Foundation for Nursing Education and funded by Pocket Nurse.

Jennifer Bellot, PhD, RN, is an Assistant Professor of nursing and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Bellot thoroughly enjoys teaching graduate-level nursing students and continues to practice as a nurse, providing care services to young children with cerebral palsy, pervasive developmental, and neurological delays.

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