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July 16, 2015
The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care will be leading a three-year $1.5 million national trial to examine methods to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics in post-acute and long-term care communities.
August 30, 2015
Launched in June, UPMC, the University of Wisconsin and the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) are collaborating to study the overuse of antibiotics in hospitals and doctor’s offices. With UPMC leading, the researchers will...
Resolution G95 Becomes Policy October 1995 AMDA resolves that the American Medical Association advocate for uniform state based requirements that both Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing facilities retain only licensed physicians as nursing home...
Resolution B04 Becomes Policy March 2005 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, AMDA encourage the adoption of the Centers for Disease Control guidelines on the use of alcohol-based hand rubs in long term care settings.
Policy A09 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA work with the Georgia Medical Directors Association to establish in the United States Congress an annual national day of recognition for Long Term Care Physicians on March 20th.
Policy D12 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the House of Delegates and Board of Directors recognize James Pattee, MD, CMD, for his key contributions to AMDA-Dedicated to Long-Term Care Medicine and his unwavering dedication and support of its mission...
Policy B-13 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine advocate to the American Medical Association encouraging them to explore strategies for how to best improve access to, and the availability of, high-quality...
Policy I-13 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine Board of Directors create a task force to develop a social media policy relevant to long term care.
Anemia is a common problem in the post-acute and long-term care setting (PA/LTC) and can be associated with increased morbidity and reduced quality of life. Anemia is associated with increased disability, decreased physical performance, decreased...