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JAMDA
April 27, 2022
To compare survival and pneumonia risk among hospitalized patients with advanced dementia on nasogastric tube feeding (NGF) vs careful hand feeding (CHF) and to examine outcomes by feeding problem type.
JAMDA
April 23, 2022
Sarcopenia and frailty have been shown separately to predict disability and death in old age. Our aim was to determine if sarcopenia may modify the prognosis of frailty regarding both mortality and disability, raising the existence of clinical...
Policy Snapshot
April 22, 2022
Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) acted to promote competition and transparency in our nation’s health- care system that can improve the safety and quality of nursing homes and hospitals. The Centers for Medicare &...
Policy Snapshot
April 22, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a Quality Payment Program (QPP) webinar this Tuesday, April 26, from 1:00–2:30 PM ET. This presentation will provide an overview of the requirements for the Merit-based Incentive...
Policy Snapshot
April 22, 2022
This webinar will be held this Thursday, April 28, from 1:00–2:30 PM ET. During the session, the Office of Minority Health will discuss: How CMS is operationalizing health equity across all relevant programs, including Medicare, Medicaid, the...
Spotlight
April 21, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “It sounds lofty, but it’s doable if we start one step at a time,” says JoAnne Reifsnyder, PhD, MSN, MBA, FAAN, of a new AMDA effort aimed at developing action plans post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facilities...
JAMDA
April 17, 2022
To examine factors associated with distressing social decline and withdrawal during the COVID-19 pandemic for home care recipients.
JAMDA
April 16, 2022
Regarding the March 2022 article, Resnick B, et al. A Pragmatic Trials in Long-term Care: Research Challenges and Potential Solutions in Relation to Key Areas of Care. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2022;23(3):330-338.
Policy Snapshot
April 15, 2022
Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) rule for fiscal year 2023 (FY 2023). The proposed rule decreases payments under Medicare Part A...
Spotlight
April 14, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Put together innovative thinking, a team approach to care, and evidence-based recommendations, and you have the 2022 Choosing Wisely ® Champion. Monica Ott, MD, CMD, an Indiana-based medical director for Senior...