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Position Statement E05 Becomes Policy March 2005 For the purposes of this statement, AMDA defines video surveillance as direct electronic visualization of a person or persons and/or events, either real time or for future review by any type of device...
Resolution B06 Becomes Policy March 2006 BE IT RESOLVED that AMDA support the mission and purpose of the White House Conference on Aging; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that AMDA specifically endorse the following WHCoA resolutions as highly relevant in...
Resolution D06 BE IT RESOLVED that AMDA identify and work with the appropriate agencies and organizations (such as CDC, CMS, AGS, non-profit vaccine providers) in order to call attention to problems with influenza vaccine administration in the LTC...
RESOLUTION A07 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, AMDA supports the following positions: Collaboration among attending physicians, medical directors, and consultant pharmacists to promote improved care quality in nursing homes is desirable and feasible...
RESOLUTION D07 BE IT RESOLVED, that the American Medical Directors Association request that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services amend the Medicare Conditions of Participation for hospitals to require a medication profile (that includes...
Policy B08 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, AMDA make it a priority to work to improve and standardize the flow of critical information between the long-term care continuum through collaboration with other stakeholder organizations, including the AMA. AND...
Policy B10 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA establish a position paper in regards to stage 3 or 4 pressure ulcers and death associated with falls preventability in the long-term care setting; AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that AMDA recommend to...
Policy C10 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA re-affirms its position to continue to advocate for $250,000 caps on non-economic damages and $250,000 caps on punitive damages with a clear and convincing standard of proof to award punitive damages;...
Policy G11 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA - Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine should work with other stakeholders in LTC to investigate, monitor and/or determine specific recommendations ACOs should follow in the following areas to promote...
Policy J11 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , AMDA - Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine supports a mandatory annual influenza vaccination for every long term care health care worker who has direct patient contact unless a medical contraindication or...