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Current, concise, and readable - "Medical Direction in the Nursing Home: Principles and Concepts for Physician-Administrators" serves as a valuable guide and resource for the medical director and deserves a place in the nursing home library. This...
July 12, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and JAMDA – The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine are proud to announce the appointment of our new JAMDA Editors-in-Chief: Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH, and Sheryl Zimmerman...
June 26, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine strongly opposes the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA of 2017). The Society believes this legislation does not address and only worsens concerns we expressed in response to the...
May 26, 2017
While long-term care providers remain concerned about President Donald Trump's proposed budget, other smaller programs are also a target. AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine said it was concerned about many parts of the...
May 25, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine expresses great concern with elements of the Administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget that would negatively impact the frail older adults the Society’s members and stakeholders serve...
May 17, 2017
A fresh look at how Do-Not-Hospitalize (DNH) orders affect the movement of skilled nursing care residents shows those residents with such directives experienced significantly fewer transfers to hospitals or emergency departments (EDs). Report...
April 7, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine held its 40th Annual Conference March 16-19 in Phoenix, AZ. It's amazing to reflect on, not only how much the Society has changed over the past 40 years, but also how much the post-acute...
March 29, 2017
The new president of AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine says she will continue to expand the organization's efforts to include care settings such as assisted living communities and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the...
March 29, 2017
AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 Board of Directors. Heidi White, MD, MHS, MEd, CMD, is the Society’s 2017-2018 President. She is Associate Professor of Medicine with tenure at Duke...
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...