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June 27, 2017
Most newly admitted nursing home residents could not be safely and cost-effectively diverted to home- and community-based services (HCBS) because many of them have health issues, such as dementia and stroke, that require high levels of care,...
June 27, 2017
Most individuals admitted to nursing homes have high levels of care needs—because of conditions such as dementia and stroke—that cannot be met cost-effectively elsewhere, such as in the community. According to a Canadian study in the July issue of...
June 19, 2017
The American Medical Association will lobby the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to allow continuing care retirement communities to initiate investment models of accountable care organizations if its board of trustees approves a...
Resolution D17 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine work with the American Medical Association (AMA), American Health Care Association (AHCA), Leading Age and other interested parties to...
February 7, 2017
Bellamy Carter Brook, DO, medical director at Peconic Landing, a continuing care retirement / life plan community in Greenport, NY, has been named a certified medical director by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
September 6, 2016
Steven Handler, MD, PhD, CMD, talks about University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's telehealth initiative.
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.
March 2009 I. Introduction Issues related to transitioning patients across sites of care increasingly have been in the national spotlight. There is evidence that poor transitions may result in adverse outcomes such as an avoidable re-hospitalization...
March 2010 I. Introduction The purpose of this white paper is to recognize and emphasize the importance of efficient patient-centered processes for transferring patients from the acute-care hospital (ACH) to skilled nursing facility/nursing facility...
This book addresses current issues surrounding hospital readmissions and the practice of post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC). Thoroughly updated, the Second Edition of this practical pocket guide presents new regulations governing these services...