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June 19, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine recently submitted 22 Pain Management Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) Implementation Measures to the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) database. Quality...
May 13, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is proud to have several products, programs, and resources featured in the Eldercare Workforce Alliance’s (EWA) Older Americans Month Toolkit . EWA created the kit...
April 29, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA), along with Consumer Reports, is proud to announce the release of a new, free consumer resource, “ Cholesterol Drugs for People Over 75 .” The resource, a two-page...
April 24, 2014
Columbia, MD – In 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) set a goal of reducing antipsychotic use in long-stay nursing home residents by 15% nationwide. Recently, the agency announced that this goal has been met. AMDA—The...
March 13, 2014
Columbia, MD - AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has decided not to finalize its proposed rule to eliminate protected class status for several...
March 7, 2014
Leonard Gelman, MD, CMD, became the 2014-2015 President of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine during the organization’s annual conference in Nashville, TN, last week. Dr. Gelman is medical director of Maplewood Manor, the...
March 7, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the AMDA Foundation announced top award winners during AMDA Long Term Care Medicine – 2014, the organization’s annual conference held in Nashville, TN, last week...
March 5, 2014
At AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine’s (AMDA) recent annual conference, the House of Delegates voted to change the organization’s name to AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. The House of Delegates also voted to...
March 3, 2014
The core of AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA’s) mission is to improve and advance the quality of care provided to post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) patients. Much has improved in this setting over the years, and the recent...
February 11, 2014
AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) supports the “SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014” (H.R. 4015). We are pleased that the bill permanently repeals and replaces the SGR with positive updates that will...