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September 6, 2016
Steven Handler, MD, PhD, CMD, talks about University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's telehealth initiative.
August 9, 2016
During its July 2016 meeting, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) awarded AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine ACCME Re-Accreditation with Commendation for the next six years, until July 2022,...
July 15, 2016
According to a survey conducted by the AMDA - the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, only about a quarter of assisted-living facilities have policies on intimacy and sexual behavior in place.
July 12, 2016
DNSs and administrators should have very clear lines of communication on a regular basis with their medical director, says Susan Levy, MD, CMD, AGSF, president of Columbia, MD-based AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. “First...
June 30, 2016
Terrence O’Malley, MD, CMD, a Massachusetts-based geriatrician and long-time member of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, has been named as the long-term care representative to the federal Health Information Technology...
June 29, 2016
The long-term care population has grown more diverse in age and ethnicity over recent decades, according to new research published in JAMDA: The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
June 27, 2016
It is estimated that a population of 12 million receives long-term services and supports. A new article by David Stefan, Sheikh F, Mahajan D, et al. published in the July issue of JAMDA reveals important information about the post-acute and long-...
June 16, 2016
JAMDA – The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is now the second most cited journal in Thomson Reuters’ Geriatrics/Gerontology category. The publication’s 2015 impact factor rose to 6.616, a large increase from the 2014 impact factor...
June 15, 2016
The CMS says it has surpassed its goal for reducing the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes. Patient advocates, however, are expressing skepticism over the claim.
June 15, 2016
Charles R. Griffith, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Family Medicine where he will provide family medicine services to his patients.