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March 29, 2017
The new president of AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine says she will continue to expand the organization's efforts to include care settings such as assisted living communities and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the...
March 29, 2017
AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 Board of Directors. Heidi White, MD, MHS, MEd, CMD, is the Society’s 2017-2018 President. She is Associate Professor of Medicine with tenure at Duke...
March 23, 2017
The core of geriatric care has long been the geriatric assessment, which is often a time-consuming, complex effort. Researchers at St. Louis University recently developed a new screening tool to expedite and simplify this assessment. The Rapid...
March 21, 2017
While medical directors have overall responsibility for resident care in nursing facilities, their roles are inevitably intertwined with survey findings and any ensuing legal actions, whether from CMS or collateral legal quarters. Additionally, both...
March 21, 2017
Life Care Centers of America recently bestowed its annual physicians’ awards. The awards were given during a Life Care ceremony held at the American Medical Directors Association Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, on March 16.
March 20, 2017
Moving to extend its reach beyond its traditional membership base of nursing home medical directors, AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine announced last week at its annual conference that a new Practice Management Section will...
March 19, 2017
Following the passage of resolutions at its annual conference, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine will advocate for continuing care retirement community participation in an accountable care organization initiative and for...
March 15, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine announced the formation of a Practice Management Section, a national forum for practitioner-led post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) population management, today at its 40th Annual...
March 10, 2017
A resolution calling for AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine to promote and advocate for an integrated care model in assisted living will be one of nine under consideration by the organization's delegates in Phoenix next...