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July 28, 2017
Val J. Halamandaris, president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, died Tuesday following a long illness, according to the group.
This is Domain III of V of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine's Competencies Curriculum for Attending Physicians Practicing in Post-Acute and Long Term Care . See below for information on content included in Domain III,...
In this session, KellyAnn Light-McGroary, MD, will discuss the impact of heart failure from a population and an individual perspective as well as explore the ways in which palliative care and hospice can be integrated into a chronic disease model...
March 4, 2016
AMDA Member Albert Riddle, MD, CMD, has been appointed to Chief Medical Officer of Hudson Valley Hospice.
This webinar presentation explores the regulatory requirements for the system of care of the nursing home resident who elects the Medicare Hospice benefit. Participants will receive additional information about resources available for detailed study...
This session explores the care of the nursing home resident who elects the Medicare Hospice benefit. Participants will receive information about resources available to educate and train medical and entity staffs. Speakers: Alva S. Baker, III, MD,...
Resolution B95 Becomes Policy 1995 The American Medical Directors Association resolves to pursue a clarification of benefits to be offered in long term care settings; and be it further RESOLVED, that the definition of terminal illness be better...
Position Statement H03 Becomes Policy March 2003 The American Medical Directors Association has demonstrated a longstanding concern to improve the quality of End of Life care in our nation's skilled nursing facilities and throughout long-term care...
April 14, 2015
Columbia, MD – AMDA —The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the AMDA Foundation announced its top award winners during AMDA’s 2015 Annual Conference held in Louisville, KY, last month. The 2015 Medical Director of the Year (MDOY...