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March 16, 2022
Delegates Elect First Physician Assistant to the Board Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine has elected its 2022-2023 Board of Directors. Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD, is President; Milta O. Little,...
March 15, 2022
Gaur, Brandt, Wasserman, and Jaggard receive awards The Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine has announced the recipients of its leadership and excellence awards for 2022. Swati Gaur, MD, MBA, CMD, is the Medical Director of...
March 11, 2022
Medical directors and other advanced clinical staff can do more to help direct care workers cope with the ongoing staffing shortage, a strategy that experts at the PALTC2022 annual conference said Thursday could pay off in better staffing retention...
March 10, 2022
Skilled nursing workers are in the midst of a mass exodus from the profession, and not even unprecedented wage increases can compensate for the concerns of the 238,000 caregivers who have left the industry since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 8, 2022
Leslie Beth Eber, MD, CMD, is the medical director of the Orchard Park Health Care Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado. In addition to her medical directorship, she maintains her practice as a geriatric specialist at Rocky Mountain Senior Care,...
March 7, 2022
President Joe Biden’s call for greater transparency in nursing home ownership must extend to the industry’s clinical leaders as well, according to a top clinician advocate.
March 4, 2022
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine applauds the Biden Administration’s continued focus on patients and residents in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC). The proposals presented during this week’s State of...
March 3, 2022
The Biden administration’s approach toward nursing home reform uses the unsuccessful and “punitive” tactics that haven’t proved to advance quality for years, according to a top industry group.
March 2, 2022
Long-term care advocates say they are grateful President Joe Biden is placing what they call a much-needed priority on nursing homes, but the administration’s plan to crack down on providers through more oversight is also a disappointment, many in...
February 10, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Direct care workers play an essential role in the lives and care of older adults receiving post-acute and long-term care (PALTC). Yet, despite decades...