Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN is Partner and Health Care Consultant in Case Management Concepts, LLC, a consulting company that assists institutions in designing, implementing, and evaluating acute care and community case management models, provides education on case management and related topics, and on-site assistance to case management departments.
The author of nine books, and a frequently sought-after speaker, lecturer, and consultant, Dr. Cesta is considered one of the primary thought leaders in the field of case management.
Prior to her current work as a case management consultant, Dr. Cesta was Senior Vice President – Operational Efficiency and Capacity Management at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to her position as Senior Vice President at Lutheran Medical Center, Dr. Cesta held positions as Corporate Vice President for Patient Flow Optimization at the North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System and Director of Case Management, at Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Centers of New York, in New York City and also designed and implemented a Master’s of Nursing in Case Management Program and post-masters Certificate Program in Case Management at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York. Dr. Cesta completed seven years as a Commissioner for the Commission for Case Manager Certification.