NNBA 2023 Conference

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Independent Case Manager: A Rewarding Business Waits for You!Independent Case Manager
by Deanna Cooper Gillingham, RN, CCM


If you have ever responded to the call of a neighbor, friend, or family member who was sick, injured, or hospitalized for advice you have functioned as a case manager. By educating them on what to expect, giving them information about a doctor, and helping them to understand their options you helped them manage their care. Did you know this is something you can create a successful business doing? As an independent case manager, you will guide consumers in their healthcare choices, advocate for them, help them understand the financial implications of their decisions, and so much more. There are numerous opportunities for independent case managers to choose from when starting their business.

During this pre-conference seminar, you will learn:

  • The various opportunities to choose from when starting an independent case management business
  • What it takes to start an independent case management business

About Deanna:

Deanna Cooper Gillingham is an RN, Certified Case Manager, Author, and Entrepreneur. She has extensive clinical and case management experience including complex and transplant case management.

Deanna is the author of Foundations of Case Management: Practical Guide for RNs Transitioning from Nurse to Case Manager and CCM Certification Made Easy: Your Guide to Passing the Certified Case Manager Exam, now in its 3rd Edition. She is the developer of several courses for nurses and case managers.

As co-founder and CEO of the Case Management Institute, Deanna is dedicated to decreasing barriers to entry into this profession and developing case managers into leaders.

She is currently living her dream life in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico. From there she is writing her next book or course from her patio overlooking the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Unless that is, she is traveling the world with her friends and family.