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May 15, 2017
Programs that encourage advance care planning have shown positive results, including increased palliative care referrals, improved end-of-life care, and fewer unnecessary hospitalizations. Now a new study in JAMDA suggests that nursing home...
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...
February 21, 2017
With increased use among the elderly comes increased awareness by both patients and healthcare providers. For instance, the medical provider group AMDA (The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine) will host a “Marijuana 101” lesson at...
Recorded December 14, 2016 Speakers: Rod Baird, MS; Alex Bardakh, MPP; Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD; Marjorie Kanof, MD The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Final Rule outlining the requirements of the new Quality...
September 21, 2016
UPMC Enterprises announced a new upstart focused on preventing nursing home patients from needing to go a hospital emergency room. Named Curavi Health, the emerging company has proprietary CuraviCare software, which facilitates interaction between...
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,...
April 14, 2016
Although almost all physicians who treat Medicare beneficiaries think end-of-life and advance care planning conversations are important, many of them report significant barriers to having these discussions with those for whom they care, and 46%...
Resolution E-16 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine will work with American Medical Association and other stakeholders to require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to adhere to...
Resolution C16 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine work with the American Medical Association (AMA) and other interested parties to seek legislative action modifying the Centers for Medicare...