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May 23, 2017
A group of more than 75 national organizations are encouraging Senate legislators to “reject” the American Health Care Act in the interest of protecting the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
May 18, 2017
Mariner Health Central, Inc. solidified its commitment to providing patient-centered consulting services to its client facilities by retaining Dr. Karl Steinberg as its first Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Steinberg’s impressive bio includes an AB in...
May 17, 2017
A fresh look at how Do-Not-Hospitalize (DNH) orders affect the movement of skilled nursing care residents shows those residents with such directives experienced significantly fewer transfers to hospitals or emergency departments (EDs). Report...
May 4, 2017
Joshua Schor, medical director at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, was named the 2017 Medical Director of the Year by the AMDA (The Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine). He was presented with the award during the Society’s annual...
April 7, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine held its 40th Annual Conference March 16-19 in Phoenix, AZ. It's amazing to reflect on, not only how much the Society has changed over the past 40 years, but also how much the post-acute...
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
Joshua Schor, MD, CMD, medical director at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, was recently named the 2017 Medical Director of the Year by AMDA (The Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine) during the society’s annual conference in Phoenix...
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...