Dr.Toni G. Cesta

Area Of Expertise : care and community case management
20 Years Of Experience
Training Industry : Hospital & Healthcare

Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN is Partner and Health Care Consultant in Case Management Concepts, LLC, a consulting company which assists institutions in designing, implementing and evaluating acute care and community case management models, providing on-site education to case management staff, and strategies for assisting health care organizations in improving their case management department’s efficiency and effectiveness.

The author of nine books, and a frequently sought after speaker, lecturer and consultant, Dr. Cesta is considered one of the primary thought leaders in the field of case management.

Dr. Cesta writes a monthly column called “Case Management Insider” in the Hospital Case Management journal in which she shares insights and information on current issues and trends in case management.

Prior to her current work as a case management consultant, Dr. Cesta was Senior Vice President – Operational Efficiency and Capacity Management at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. She was responsible for case management, social work, discharge planning, utilization management, denial management, bed management, the patient navigator program, the clinical documentation improvement program and systems process improvement.  Prior to her position as Senior Vice President at Lutheran Medical Center, Dr. Cesta has held positions as Corporate Vice President for Patient Flow Optimization at the North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System and Director of Case Management, Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Centers of New York, in New York City and also designed and implemented a Master’s of Nursing in Case Management  Program and Post-Master’s Certificate Program in Case Management at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York.  Dr. Cesta completed seven years as a Commissioner for the Commission for Case Manager Certification.

Dr. Cesta has presented topics on case management at national and international conferences and workshops.  Her books include “Nursing Case Management: From Essentials to Advanced Practice Applications”, “The Case Manager’s Survival Guide: Winning Strategies in the New Healthcare Environment”, “The Case Manager’s Survival Guide: Winning Strategies for Clinical Practice”, “Survival Strategies for Nurses in Managed Care” and “Core Skills for Hospital Case Managers”.

 

 

 

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Live Webinar

Access Point Case Management and the 2-Midnight Rule: Managing Your Routes of Entry to the Hospital

Access point case managers reside in emergency departments, admitting offices, and transfer centers. Among their roles is to ensure that patients are placed in the right level of care upon admission. With the advent of the 2-midnight rule, this role has never ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • Oct 05, 2021
Live Webinar

Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds: State of the Art Strategies for Successful Implementation

This webinar will identify the key stakeholders needed for effective interdisciplinary rounds. It will review the best practice rounding processes including scripting and time management. Following this, we will discuss how to hardwire your rounding process so ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • Oct 14, 2021
Live Webinar

Physician and Case Manager Collaboration: Aligning Case Managers, Physician Advisors and Emergency Department Physicians

Physicians are key in case management departments that achieve optimal outcomes.  Certainly, the key physician roles are the physician advisor and the hospitalist.  This webinar will focus on these two roles specifically, as well as the roles of high volume ad ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • Oct 20, 2021
Live Webinar

The CMS Conditions of Participation for Discharge Planning

The CoP are the legal and regulatory requirements that hospitals and case management professionals must follow in order to be compliant in their role as discharge planners.  It is important that all case management professionals, including both nurses and soci ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
  • Nov 17, 2021
Live Webinar

The CMS Efficiency Measure: Your Role as an RN or Social Work Case Manager

The Efficiency Measure, as part of the Value-Based Purchasing measures, was implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in order to hold hospitals accountable for their length of stay and cost per case. This measure represents the first ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins
  • Dec 08, 2021
On-Demand Webinar

Case Management Leaders: Strategies for Success in Your Role Parts 1 and Part 2

This webinar will focus on the three components most needed by the case management leader.These include the structure, processes and outcomes of the department.We will start with a discussion of the best practice structural elements of a contemporary case mana ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 120 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Emergency Department Case Management: A Must-Have for a State-of-the-Art Case Management Department

Case management models in the acute care setting are constantly evolving and improving. So is true for case management in the emergency department. RN and Social Work case managers working in this fast-paced setting must evaluate patients who will be treated a ...

  • Basic & Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Free Webinar

Case Management Roles and Models: Who Does What and When?

The role of the case manager and social worker is dynamic and constantly changing in response to the changes in health care delivery and reimbursement at the federal, state and local levels.  While change remains a constant, there are certain core roles and fu ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
On-Demand Webinar

The CMS Conditions of Participation for Discharge Planning: New Rules for 2020

The CoP are the legal and regulatory requirements that hospitals and case management professionals must follow in order to be compliant in their role as discharge planners.It is important that all case management professionals, including both nurses and social ...

  • Intermediate
  • 60 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Fundamentals in Utilization Management: A Review of the Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review

In this jam-packed program you will learn how to stream-line your utilization management process as well as understand the Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review and how they impact on your work as a case manager. We will discuss the differences be ...

  • Basic
  • 60 Mins