March/April 2018 - Volume 23 - Issue 2

  • Suzanne K. Powell, RN, MBA, CCM, CPHQ
  • 1932-8087
  • 1932-8095
  • 6 issues per year

​​Professional Case Management (PCM) is seeking high-quality evidence-based articles on case management practice in healthcare. The Journal will consider papers on a wide range of topics on best practices, industry benchmarks, patient care, and original research of case managers. Also, the Journal welcomes articles that provide practical, hands-on information for case managers who are new to the specialty. Submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed and considered for publication in the Journal.

The Journal will consider original research articles, narrative review articles, qualitative review articles, systematic reviews/meta-analyses articles, and best practice guidelines. Potential topics include:

  • Management of payer issues
  • Coordination of care
  • Population specific aspects of patient care
  • Disease specific aspects of patient care
  • Healthcare quality/patient safety
  • Data and outcomes analysis
  • Patient advocacy 

Please review our Author Guidelines​ to ensure that your manuscript is correctly formatted for submission to the Journal.

Submit your manuscript to the Journal's online peer review system:


Contribute to columns/departments: ​

If you do not have an original or review article to submit, but would like to contribute to PCM then consider contributing a short article (approximately 1000-2500 words) to one of the Journal's columns. PCM publishes the following columns in every issue: "The HeartBeat of Case Management", "Legal & Regulatory Issues", and "Case Management Matters". These columns provide practical, useful ideas and knowledge to readers for case management practice and learning.

If you are interested in contributing, please write up a brief summary of your idea and email it to Susan Powell at If you would like to contribute to the "Legal & Regulatory Issues" or "Case Management Matters" then please email your summary idea to Lynn Muller at

Current Issue Highlights


CMSA Highlights

The HeartBeat of Case Management

Legal & Regulatory Issues

CCMC News and Views

Case Management Matters