Catherine Mullahy, RN, BS, CRRN, CCM
Catherine Mullahy is one of the healthcare industry’s foremost leaders advocating higher standards in healthcare case management. With more than 40 years of experience managing health care delivery in critical care settings, emergency rooms, home care and then in case management, her leadership is evident in past roles as President of the National Board of the Case Management Society of America and Chair of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, among other high profile positions. Winner of CMSA’s Outstanding Case Manager of the Year award in 1999 and its Lifetime Achievement award in 2010, Mulllahy continues to promote Best in Class Case Management. Her book, The Case Manager’s Handbook, now in its sixth edition is widely recognized as the definitive case management text and used by more than 65 universities, as well as countless corporations, hospitals and individuals to prepare for the role of case manager and for professional certification. Mullahy’s case management company, Options Unlimited was sold in 2003 following 20 years of service to employers, insurance carriers, unions, municipalities and other entities in the private and public sector. As founder and President of Mullahy and Associates, LLC this company now provides consulting, educational and advisory services. The Company’s Flagship seminar “Best in Class Case Management” was the recipient of Case in Point’s Platinum Award in 2011 and 2014, and is presented to thousands of individuals each year. Designated by the Commission for Case Management Certification in 2013, as its official education partner, Mullahy & Associates has also been presenting the CCM Certification Preparation Workshop nationally.