Teresa M. Treiger, RN-BC, MA, CCM, CHCQM, FABQUARP is a thought leader inspiring Conscious Case Management© practice across the health care continuum through public speaking, professional education, peer mentoring, and publication of professional literature. Teri has spoken internationally and across the United States on topics such as professionalism in practice, transition of care, and case manager self-care. She is a prolific author in journals and books, most recently a contributing author to A Nurse’s Introduction to Managed Care (Chapter 3 – Use of IT in Support of Managed Care Nursing Practice), as co-editor and contributing author of CMSA Core Curriculum for Case Management, 3rd ed. (with Hussein Tahan), as co-author of COLLABORATE© for Professional Case Management: A Universal Competency Based Paradigm (with Ellen Fink-Samnick), and as co-author of the Case and the Population Health Management chapter in Leadership and Nursing Case Management, 6th ed. (with Ellen Fink-Samnick).
Teresa is principal at Ascent Care Management. Previously, she worked at various health care organizations including McKesson Corporation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.
Teresa is committed to advancing the professional practice of case management in healthcare through active engagement in professional organizations, national task forces, and expert panels. She is a National Past President of the Case Management Society of America and served as a founding Board Member of National Transition of Care Coalition and National Transitions of Care Foundation. She serves as a certification examination Item Writer with the Commission for Case Management Certification and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.
Teresa was named 2008 Case Manager of the Year by the Case Management Society of New England. Currently, Teresa focuses on private case management, professional education, writing, program strategy, design and implementation.