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Improving Interdisciplinary Communication Using a Group Work Program Software Application

Aufderheide, Sherri DNP, MSN-RN, ACM, NEA-BC; Dus, Jane E. DNP, RN, NE-BC; Fitzgerald, Kathleen PhD, RN; Bober, Marlene MS-RN

doi: 10.1097/NCM.0000000000000412
Departments: Case Management Matters

Sherri Aufderheide, DNP, MSN-RN, ACM, NEA-BC, is a DNP candidate at Lewis University. She serves as the Administrator of Care Management Operations and Utilization Management for Advocate Aurora Health. She obtained her MSN in Clinical Nurse Leadership from OSF Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing and her BSN from Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Jane E. Dus, DNP, RN, NE-BC, is the System Vice President for Nursing Education and Professional Development at Advocate Aurora Health. She holds a DNP degree from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University and a BS degree from John Carroll University.

Kathleen Fitzgerald, PhD, RN, is Associate Professor at Lewis University, College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She holds a PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago, an MS degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and a BSN degree from Loyola University of Chicago.

Marlene Bober, MS-RN, is the Vice President of Integrated Care Management at Advocate Aurora Health. She received her MS degree in Healthcare Administration. She has successfully completed the Project Management in Health Care Certificate Program at Harvard School of Public Health. Marlene has published and presented nationally on a wide variety of topics.

Address correspondence to Sherri Aufderheide, DNP, MSN-RN, ACM, NEA-BC, Advocate Aurora Health, 3075 Highland Pkwy, Downers Grove, IL 60515 (

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