Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN is a founding partner of Case Management Concepts, LLC, a consulting company that assists institutions in designing, implementing, and evaluating case management models in the acute care, emergency department, and outpatient settings. Dr. Cesta writes a monthly column called “Case Management Insider” in the Hospital Case Management newsletter in which she shares insights and information on current issues and trends in case management.
Dr. Cesta has held positions as Senior Vice President – Operational Efficiency and Capacity Management at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York where 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.
Dr. Cesta has a BS in Biology from Wagner College, a BS in Nursing from Adelphi University, an MA in Nursing Administration from New York University, and a Ph.D. in Nursing Research and Theory Development from New York University. Dr. Cesta is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.