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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...
Resolution B16 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine will work with stakeholder organizations and federal agencies to require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to clearly...
January 27, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has recommended sub-topics within three of the four previously identified areas of focus for the upcoming White House Conference on Aging