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This session is based upon the White Paper being prepared by the AMDA Transitions of Care Committee on the role of dementia in increasing unnecessary hospital re-admissions and poorer outcomes for those residents. The role of the skilled nursing...
This session will focus on the collaborative and interdisciplinary nature of improving the quality of care and life for PA/LTC residents. It will feature presentations by the 2015 AMDA Foundation Quality Improvement (QI) award winners on topics...
March 2009 I. Introduction Issues related to transitioning patients across sites of care increasingly have been in the national spotlight. There is evidence that poor transitions may result in adverse outcomes such as an avoidable re-hospitalization...
March 2010 I. Introduction The purpose of this white paper is to recognize and emphasize the importance of efficient patient-centered processes for transferring patients from the acute-care hospital (ACH) to skilled nursing facility/nursing facility...
March 20, 2016
Dr. Steinberg writes about AMDA and the National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians: I am blessed to have a job I love. Depending on what kind of mood I am in, I may tell people I am a SNFologist, a nursing home doctor, a...
As a legal expert for the Department of Justice and other government agencies in skilled nursing facility (SNF) fraud cases, the presenter will explain the government's point of view, discuss how a determination is made, and what the medical...
With the rising acuity of skilled nursing facility (SNF) patients, the need for closer medical supervision has never been more pronounced. Unfortunately, the incentives for physician involvement have not kept pace with the changing patient acuity...
This session will consist of a moderator and panelists representing an academic geriatric practice, a multi-facility skilled nursing facility (SNF) physician practice, and a multi-state SNF provider organization. Each will spend 20 minutes...
As the Affordable Care Act is implemented, providers are using new strategies to achieve savings and improve care by changing how post-acute care is delivered and paid for. New Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) data in Massachusetts will...
Did you ever want to understand the mystery of the so-called "skilling" of patients? This session is intended for medical directors, physicians, and other clinicians who manage patients receiving the "skilled" level of care in...