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WMCMA Annual Spring Conference & Expo 2018

"Changes in Case Management"

Conference Schedule:

6:30 am Exhibitor check-in/set-up begins for exhibitors

7:45 am Attendee check-in/ Continental Breakfast

7:45-9:30 am Conference begins with Exhibitor Fair and CEU Poster

9:30 am Opening remarks, Kathy Parry, WMCMA President

9:30 am - 11:00 am "The Promise of Collaborative Care for Treating Behavioral Health and Chronic Medical Conditions" by Dr. Paul Ciechanowski MD, MPH 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm "Population Health" by Mary McLaughlin-Davis, CMSA President

12:00-1:30 pm Lunch / Exhibitor Giveaways & Introductions during lunch/ Finish Expo & Poster CE (exhibitors may leave after 1:30 pm or they are welcome to stay as audience members for rest of conference)

1:30-2:30pm "Ethics in Evidence Based Case Management"  - by Mary McLaughlin-Davis, CMSA President

2:30-3:30 pm "Know your L&I Financial Incentive Programs and how to Create a Return-to-Work Culture" - by Joyce Allen, Washington Sate Dept of Labor & Industries

3:30 - 4:00 pm "Washington State HCA: Furthering the Goals of the Triple Aim" - by Dennis Worrell, Washington State Healthcare Authority

4:10 pm Closing remarks, Kathy Parry, WMCMA President


Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7:45 AM 
Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 4:00 PM 

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Hotel RL Olympia 
2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW
Olympia, WA 98502

Driving Directions 

The Hotel RL Olympia just completed a gorgeous whole hotel renovation. They have a fantastic onsite restaurant and calming views wherever you look. Why sit in traffic when you can take advantage of our special pricing and extend your stay to Wednesday, May 9th and Thursday May 10th? Reserve your room now!

Contact us at Contactwmcma@gmail.com for the Room Block code.

Thank You 2018 Spring Conference Sponsors!


Gold Sponsors


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Silver Sponsors

Washington Care Center

Bronze Sponsors

Aveanna Healthcare

Boehringer Ingelheim



Schick Shadel

United Healthcare's Community Plan



May 10, 2018

 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 

2300 Evergreen Park Drive SW, Olympia WA 98502


Full Conference 8:00 am to 4:00 pm ~ Attendee check-in at 7:45 a.m. 

 6.0 CCM CEs. Exhibitor Fair & 1.0 Poster CEU only available from 7:45 am to 1:30 pm

Join WMCMA for what has become an annual tradition for case managers, nurses, social workers and healthcare professionals! A full day of education, networking, a fantastic vendor fair & up to 6.0 CEU's including 1.0 Ethics CEU.

Key Note Presentors:

Mary McLaughlin-Davis, DNP, MSN, APRN-BC, CCM, President of Case Management Society of America (CMSA)

"Population Health" 1.0 CCM CE

"Ethics In Evidence Based Case Management" 1.0 CCM Ethics CE

Mary McLaughlin-Davis, DNP, MSN, APRN-BC, CCM, became a certified case manager in 1993. She has provided care coordination services for inpatients, outpatients, and health care plans. Dr. Davis, as a Clinical nurse specialist, has worked extensively with patients having chronic disease, notably congestive heart failure and stroke. She is a Senior Director of care management for the Cleveland Clinic Health System and an adjunct nursing faculty member at Ursuline College. Dr. Davis serves as President for the Case Management Society of America, and is an active member of their Public Policy Committee. She speaks on care coordination topics both locally and at international conferences.

 "The Promise of Collaborative Care for Treating Behavorial Health and Chronic Medical Conditions" 1.5 CEs

Paul S. Ciechanowski, M.D., M.P.H. is a psychiatrist who cares for individuals with diabetes who are experiencing behavioral health issues like depression, anxiety and self-management. He is also a UW associate professor.




We only have space for 130 attendees. Register now.  Please see the Conference Schedule to the left for details of the day's events.

POSTER CEU - Earn 1.0 CCM CE during the Expo Fair! *sponsored by Retirement Connection

  • Poster presentations are limited to twelve (12) for this event. Attendees must visit a minimum of six (6) posters and receive presenter signature between the 7:45am and 1:30 pm to obtain the 1.0 CCM CE credit.

GIVEAWAYS:  Giveaways will be done during the lunch hour at the conference. Many exhibitors choose to bring a gift or basket as a prize giveaway item. It is not required but it is a fun way for them to interact and to collect attendee business cards. You must put your business card in their giveaway basket for a chance to win. We will have a specific time for giveaway announcements (during the lunch hour) where the vendors can bring their item up to the stage, take a few seconds to introduce themselves and their company and draw a name! You must be present to win. If you have already won an item, they will draw another name.

Lodging Information:

WMCMA has a room block at the Hotel RL Olympia for both Wednesday, May 9th and Thursday, May 10th. The Hotel RL Olympia just completed a gorgeous all encompassing renovation. They have a fantastic onsite restaurant and calming views wherever you look. Why sit in traffic when you can take advantage of the special pricing and extend your stay!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: Payment is due at time of registration either by credit card or commitment to send check payment. 

Register Now!

Contact WMCMA at (425) 329-9456 or email us at contactWMCMA@gmail.com if you have any questions. We look foward to see you there!

Cancellation policy:  If you cancel by April 26, 2018, a full refund will be issued.  No refunds can be given if you cancel after April 26, 2018 or don't show at the event unless you or we can find another attendee at the last minute to take your spot.