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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...
PURPOSE The purpose of this White Paper is to highlight the importance of Advance Care Planning conversations and informed medical decision-making in the PA/LTC setting. Additionally, the White Paper will serve to delineate the prerequisites and key...
March 19, 2017
Following the passage of resolutions at its annual conference, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine will advocate for continuing care retirement community participation in an accountable care organization initiative and for...
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...
March 10, 2017
The Board of Directors of the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) is proud to announce that Robert Beitman, MD, CMD of Cape May Court House has been recertified as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in Post-Acute and...
March 15, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine announced the formation of a Practice Management Section, a national forum for practitioner-led post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) population management, today at its 40th Annual...
March 3, 2017
The group formerly known as AMDA is holding its annual conference March 16-19 at the Phoenix Convention Center, with a welcome reception actually starting things the evening of March 15. AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine...
February 22, 2017
Today, CNN published “ Sick, Dying and Raped in America’s Nursing Homes .” The report details disturbing accounts of sexual abuse of nursing home residents. AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine emphatically condemns any type...
February 21, 2017
Because the development of schizophrenia is uncommon in older adults, a diagnosis of new onset schizophrenia in a post-acute and long term care setting should be made by a qualified health professional with mental health training using DSM 5...