Understanding Challenges / Identifying Solutions: Care Transitions


This interactive session will review the results of a case manager focus group that was held to gain insight into the challenges of case management when transitioning patients requiring infusion therapy. Participants will have the opportunity to share additional insights into the prioritization of needs. Care transition guidelines will be provided to support case management as they coordinate effective care transitions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Summarize the challenges of case managers as they select and coordinate care with post-acute providers
  • Identify solutions to common barriers to an efficient transition plan
  • Define effective strategies to assure effective collaboration throughout the patient transition


Lecia Snell-Kinen, MSN, APRN-CNS, CCCTM
Care Transition Director, Option Care Health

As a practicing nurse for over 30 years, Lecia is passionate about redefining healthcare delivery to improve patient outcomes and cost-effectiveness. Healthcare and leadership experience in settings across the entire care continuum has given her expertise and the passion to develop transformational care strategies to support the transition from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement. Lecia holds a nursing certification in Care Coordination and Transition Management from the American Academy of Ambulatory Nursing and is an expert in client-centered transitional care strategies.

Lecia currently is the Care Transition Director at Option Care Home Infusion. She develops strategies to ensure safe, effective transitions for acute and chronic patients requiring infusion therapy.