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Medical providers for short-stay post-acute inpatients are increasingly challenged by high medical acuity, co-morbid medical conditions, and limited diagnostic resources. This workshop addresses the most common active medical conditions responsible...
This session will provide attendees the opportunity to better understand the complex respiratory patient population that will be shifting to the skilled nursing facility over the next several years. They will have an opportunity to hear about model...
This session will use an interactive workshop format to teach the reporting process of suspected elder mistreatment and neglect in a variety of clinical settings including community, residential care facilities (eg. ALF), and long-term care (LTC)...
Medical providers for short-stay post-acute inpatients are increasingly challenged by high medical acuity, co-morbid medical conditions, and limited diagnostic resources. This workshop addresses the most common active medical conditions responsible...
January 19, 2016
Hospital discharges to post-acute care (PAC) facilities have spiked. So have hospital readmissions from PACs, or skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). And that could be deadly, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Post-Acute and Long...
This presentation will address how our present system of health care has demonstrated significant variation in quality and cost of health care among the frail older adults. With a better understanding of this variation in health care, learners will...
June 23, 2015
An interview with Baldrige alumnus examiner Christopher E. Laxton, Executive Director of AMDA. Laxton compares the Baldrige Excellence Framework to two other approaches used in his sector today to improve the performance of PA/LTC organizations:...
October 31, 2013
Columbia, MD — After two years of work, AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has finalized competencies to provide attending physicians practicing in post-acute/long-term care (PA/LTC) with an evidence-based framework for the unique set...
January 6, 2014
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine is proud to announce the release of the latest in our long-term care information series, Oral Health in the Long Term Care Setting Tool Kit , along with a free compendium of resources. Poor...