Teresa M. Treiger, MA, RN-BC, CCM, FABQUARP, is a past president of CMSA and current director on the National Transitions of Care Coalition. She is the principal of Ascent Care Management, LLC, Holbrook, MA, specializing in private client case management, education, program design, and writing. Her health care career has spanned across the continuum. She designed and implemented case management, transition of care, frequent emergency room utilization, and uncompensated care programs while at McKesson. Her clinical experience includes acute and rehabilitation care.
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