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January 6, 2014
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine is proud to announce the release of the latest in our long-term care information series, Oral Health in the Long Term Care Setting Tool Kit , along with a free compendium of resources. Poor...
December 16, 2013
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is pleased to announce the release of a program of free, interactive courses aimed at decreasing the inappropriate use of antipsychotic medications for nursing home residents and...
November 20, 2013
Columbia, MD — This week at the American Medical Association (AMA) interim meeting of the House of Delegates, the AMA passed a resolution put forth by AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA). Resolution 702, “Addressing the Expected...
October 31, 2013
Columbia, MD — After two years of work, AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has finalized competencies to provide attending physicians practicing in post-acute/long-term care (PA/LTC) with an evidence-based framework for the unique set...
September 4, 2013
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has partnered with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® Campaign to encourage discussions among physicians, patients, and other health care...
August 28, 2013
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine and the AMDA Foundation are pleased to become signers onto the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS) Code for Interactions with Companies. Adopted in 2010, the code provides detailed...
June 21, 2013
Columbia, MD – The 2012 Science Citation Index (SCI) Impact Factor (IF), which measures the average citations to articles published in scientific and social science journals, ranks JAMDA , the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (...
May 21, 2013
Columbia, MD — In response to the ProPublica report, “ Medicare Drug Program Fails to Monitor Prescribers, Putting Seniors and Disabled at Risk ,” AMDA released the following statement: AMDA agrees that ongoing efforts to educate physicians and...
March 27, 2013
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is proud to announce involvement in two National Quality Forum (NQF) Measure Applications Partnership (MAP) Workgroups. MAP provides suggestions and input to the U.S. Department of...
March 27, 2013
Columbia, MD – The AMDA Foundation (an affiliate of AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine) is pleased to announce that Rochester, NY-based physician Rocco Vivenzio, MD, CMD, has been named 2013 Medical Director of the Year. The award,...