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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 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...
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...
February 4, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Columbia, MD – The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the pervasive shortcomings of long-term care and how those shortcomings affect the 8.5 million people...
January 25, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 While some experts recommend high-speed resistance training (HSRT) as a possible strategy to manage frailty in older adults, research to support this is...
January 18, 2022
Although patients of any age and robustness can develop delirium, older people, as well as those with functional impairment, severe comorbidities, and dementia, are most at risk. According to a new study in the January issue of JAMDA , delirium in...
January 17, 2022
Columbia, MD – Workers in Medicare- or Medicaid-funded health-care provider organizations are now required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of participation in Medicare and...
December 15, 2021
During the pandemic, there was a significant shift in post-acute care use, with fewer patients entering nursing homes. A new study in the December issue of JAMDA details how both hospital discharges to skilled nursing facilities (SNF) and SNF...
December 13, 2021
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine applauds passage of legislation addressing the looming Medicare cuts to PALTC visits. Last week, Congress passed, and the president signed into law, S.610—the...
December 8, 2021
Full-time clinicians in nursing homes (NHs) are a growing trend, according to a new study in the December issue of JAMDA . The percentage of clinicians—physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physical assistants (PAs)— who worked full-time in NHs...