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IMPROVING OUTCOMES OF UTI TOOL KIT Implementing antibiotic stewardship programs in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) settings is a major priority. This can be a daunting challenge, since many health care providers are uncertain where to start...
Policy Snapshot
March 22, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool based on the fourth snapshot of data from Alternative Payment Model (APM) entities. The tool includes 2018 Qualifying APM...
Policy Snapshot
March 22, 2019
This week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2017 Quality Payment Program (QPP) Experience Report with Appendix , which provides a comprehensive overview of the clinician reporting experience during the first year of...
Resolution and Position Statements
AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE RESOLUTION I 17 SUBJECT: National Pressure ulcer advisory panel recommendation for pressure ulcer nomenclature change INTRODUCED BY: missouri association for long term care...
Resolution and Position Statements
AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE RESOLUTION G17 SUBJECT: Response to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain INTRODUCED BY: Missouri Association of Long...
Resolution and Position Statements
AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE RESOLUTION F17 SUBJECT: removing ‘three star minimum’ requirement for skilled nursing facilities to participate in next gen Accountable care organizations & bundled payments...
Resolution and Position Statements
AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE RESOLUTION D17 SUBJECT: INCLUSION OF Continuing care retirement centers & Long-Term Care facilities in Accountable Care Organizations investment model INTRODUCED BY: Illinois...
Resolution and Position Statements
AMDA- THE SOCIETY FOR POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE MEDICINE RESOLUTION C17 SUBJECT: eLECTRONICALLY-TRANSMISSIBLE sTOP ORDERS INTRODUCED BY: wamd-tHE wISCONSIN sOCIETY FOR poST-aCUTE AND lONG-TERM cARE mEDICINE INTRODUCED ON: MARCH 2017...
Weekly Roundup
March 2, 2018
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Spotlight: Saturday's Keynote Takes Provocative Look at PALTC Workforce Shortage Each day, 10,000 people turn 65; and they enter a phase of life that includes multimorbidty, functional impairment, and transitions...
Weekly Roundup
March 16, 2018
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Spotlight: Innovative New Society Podcast Takes Off Wayne S. Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, knows how to talk…and to listen. In addition to his work as Chief Medical Officer, Continuing Care, at Lahey Health, he hosts a...