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March 11, 2013
Columbia, MD – AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is proud to announce the Board of the National Quality Forum (NQF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of health care nationwide, has approved two nursing...
January 24, 2013
Columbia, MD — AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has been officially approved for membership in the Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA). LTQA was formed three years ago in response to the growing demand for long term services and...
January 17, 2013
Columbia, MD – AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is pleased to be joining the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® Campaign to encourage conversation between physicians and patients regarding...
January 2, 2013
Columbia, MD – “AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine is pleased with the passing of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, allowing for a one-year physician payment freeze, and averting the scheduled 26.5 percent cut previously scheduled...
December 4, 2012
Columbia, MD – After a nearly year-long search process, AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has named Christopher E. Laxton, Certified Association Executive (CAE), as Executive Director. Mr. Laxton has 30 years of experience in non-...
November 26, 2012
Columbia, MD – AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has released the latest version of their Antithrombotic Tool Kit. The AMDA Antithrombotic Tool Kit – the only one of its kind – consolidates up-to-date information on the changing...
November 16, 2012
Columbia, MD – For the second year in a row, AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to promote “Get Smart about Antibiotics Week” (November 14-20). This initiative was...
October 18, 2012
Columbia, MD –Oct. 18, 2012 — In October 2012, the National Quality Forum (NQF) Neurology Steering Committee recommended two nursing home measures submitted by AMDA be considered for endorsement. AMDA developed the two quality measures, titled...
June 29, 2012
Columbia, MD – The 2011 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 18, 2012
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine applauds a new National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease, released earlier this week by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The document outlines how HHS plans to...