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May 11, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “Being on the AMDA board has been the opportunity of a lifetime,” says new Society Secretary Leslie Eber, MD, CMD, who is an attending physician and medical director in Colorado. “It has given me the opportunity to...
JAMDA
May 11, 2022
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) initiated the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes in 2012, which helped decrease antipsychotics use. However, inappropriate use of antipsychotics and other psychotropic...
JAMDA
May 10, 2022
The Mini-Mental Status Examination (MMSE) and the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) are 2 frequently used brief cognitive screening tasks. Here, we provide a conversion method from MMSE to MoCA for patients with Alzheimer's dementia,...
JAMDA
May 9, 2022
The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) deeply affected all forms of long-term care for older adults, highlighting infection control issues, provider and staff shortages, and other challenges. As a comparatively new, community-based long-term...
Policy Snapshot
May 6, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recognizes the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic public health emergency (PHE) continued to have on clinicians and the services they provided in the 2021 performance period. Due to COVID-19’s...
Policy Snapshot
May 6, 2022
Review your preview report by May 30 before the July refresh. View the April refresh of Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program data on the Care Compare webpage and in the Provider Data Catalog . To learn more, visit the Updates section...
Policy Snapshot
May 6, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) specifications for the 2023 reporting/performance period for the Eligible Hospitals (EHs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Hospital...
JAMDA
May 6, 2022
The aim of the present study was to determine whether psychotic symptoms in people with dementia (PwD) living in nursing homes were associated with reduced quality of life and to understand the additional impact of other concurrent neuropsychiatric...
Spotlight
May 4, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join When Michael Wasserman, MD, CMD, found out that he was the recipient of the 2022 William Dodd Founder’s Award for Distinguished Service, he felt the presence not only of Dr. Dodd but of his many colleagues. He says...
JAMDA
May 1, 2022