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Orlando, FL — The 20th anniversary conference of the Case Management Society of America (CMSA), on June 10, 2010, was the setting for a reception recognizing four organizations who have developed promising initiatives in their communities to improve transitions of care. National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) worked with the four organizations by providing NTOCC tools and resources as well as education as the different programs were conceptualized and developed.
Washington, DC — The National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) held their second Advisory Task Force Meeting of 2009 in Washington DC on October 20th and 21st. In addition to the Advisory Task Force Business Meeting, appointments had been made for Advisory Task Force members to meet with Senators and Representatives or staffers from their local congressional districts who are at the forefront of healthcare reform in the nation’s Capitol. The purpose of the meetings were to affirm areas of proposed language in House Bills and Senate Bills which line up with the considerations which NTOCC believes are important for better transitions of care.
Little Rock, AR — Today, the National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) released Spanish and French translations of patient/caregiver tools, Taking Care of MY Health Care and My Medicine List. The tools, originally developed in English, provide a resource which patients and their caregivers can use to improve outcomes and satisfaction with the health care they receive. These tools have been available at www.ntocc.org since October 2008. The new translated versions are a proactive step toward meeting the needs of the growing diversity in the U.S. population and also sharing tools with subscribers and associate members who participate globally in the Coalition through www.ntocc.org.