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Resolution A01 AMDA resolves to actively promote the formation of State Physician Advisory Boards to State Survey Agencies, which can respond to both local and national concerns. Their goals may include reviewing policy implementation, monitoring...
Resolution C06 BE IT RESOLVED that AMDA urge Congress to reinstate funding for Title VII, sections 753 (a), (b), and (c), geriatric education programs, namely Geriatric Education Centers, Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists and Behavioral/...
AMDA’s Know-It-All TM system is designed to maximize quality care and avoid unnecessary emergency room visits and hospitalizations. Users of the system also state that it enhances teamwork and mutual respect, and the resident ultimately benefits. In...
Medication management is an important part of quality care in the post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) setting. Despite the best efforts of dedicated practitioners and interdisciplinary team leaders, however, it is difficult to eliminate...
Vaccination of health care workers against influenza has been shown to protect patients by potentially reducing illness and by decreasing mortality by as much as 40%, independent of patient vaccination status. Unfortunately, health care worker...
March 5, 2014
At AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine’s (AMDA) recent annual conference, the House of Delegates voted to change the organization’s name to AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. The House of Delegates also voted to...
March 7, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the AMDA Foundation announced top award winners during AMDA Long Term Care Medicine – 2014, the organization’s annual conference held in Nashville, TN, last week...
January 9, 2015
Columbia, MD - The American Medical Directors Certification Program (AMDCP) is now the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM). The newly renamed Board remains an affiliate organization of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute...
January 28, 2015
The AMDA Foundation, in partnership with the City of Louisville, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the University of Louisville, is proud to invite the public to the AMDA Foundation Town Hall: Learning About Quality Long-Term Care for...
April 14, 2015
Columbia, MD – AMDA —The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the AMDA Foundation announced its top award winners during AMDA’s 2015 Annual Conference held in Louisville, KY, last month. The 2015 Medical Director of the Year (MDOY...