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Welcome to the Massachusetts Chapter

Chapter Information

The ACMA Massachusetts Chapter has received the ACMA Chapter of Merit Award the last two years. This award is an annual recognition that honors outstanding chapter performance by outlining the standards of practice for optimal chapter operation. Chapters achieve these awards by demonstrating performance in the key areas of chapter operations and attaining specific growth and development benchmarks.

ACMA Massachusetts Chapter Mission: To provide educational programming and networking opportunities to case management and transitions of care professionals across the health care continuum in Massachusetts and its surrounding areas. Case management professionals include nurses, social workers, physician leaders, and care transitions teams. 

Chapter membership is FREE with your membership to ACMA (acmaweb.org).
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UPCOMING ZOOM WEBINAR: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Addressing challenges for patients with substance use disorders who require Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT), withSpeaker Erika Cahill, BSN, ACM-RN

REGISTER NOW!
DATE: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm EST 
Cost: $15
CEUs: 1 CE for RNs & SWs 

Annual Meeting

The ACMA Massachusetts Chapter Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference will be hosted on October 2, 2021. 

Specific agenda and conference information will be sent via email as soon as they are finalized.

The ACMA Massachusetts Chapter Conference is an opportunity to share knowledge and learn with case management and transitions of care professionals in health care. Gain new strategies and insights when you collaborate for care with your peers. Take advantage of this unique professional development event right in our backyard and improve patient outcomes 

Who Should Attend? 
• Case managers 
• Nurses 
• Social workers 
• Case management leaders 
• Physician Advisors 
• Physicians 
• Students 

What You’ll Get: 
• Innovative ideas you can immediately use 
• Updates on case management best practices from recognized innovators 
• In-depth discussion about the latest health care resources 
• Knowledge-sharing with like-minded peers 
• Interaction with the latest tools and products in the exhibit hall 
• Networking and education with dedicated professionals  

ACMA Announcements
Register for the ACMA 2021 National Conference and secure your spot for learning, networking and discovering best practices. We are pleased to offer both an in-person and live-stream option this year so you can attend in the way that best meets your needs! Register by May 14 to save up to $150 with Early Registration pricing!
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Little Rock, AR 72223
Phone: 501-907-ACMA (2262)
Fax: 501-227-4247