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June 17, 2016
Society members have two free webinars to attend over the next few weeks, both on hot topics containing new information. The first webinar, “Parameters for Discussing and Billing for the New Advance Care Plan Code" will help Society members become...
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June 10, 2016
When she was teaching geriatrics, Pam Fenstemacher, MD, CMD, sat in on a Society Core Curriculum on Medical Direction in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care program; and she made a powerful observation. “Many of the physicians, even experienced ones, didn...
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May 27, 2016
Safe and effective medication therapy starts with quality prescribing. “There are some basic dos and don’t’s for prescribing and managing medications in the post-acute and long-term care setting based on best practices and clinical evidence,” says...
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May 20, 2016
“I knew right away that these were my people,” recalls David Brechtelsbauer, MD, CMD about attending his first Society Annual Conference. Dr. B, as he is called by many, was recently recognized with a lifetime membership for his countless hours of...
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May 13, 2016
The AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine House of Delegates (HoD) passed several significant white papers and resolutions at its recent meeting in Orlando, FL. “It was an incredibly productive and interesting meeting. We made...
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May 5, 2016
“We need people on the ground to be involved,” said Daniel Wolfson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the ABIM Foundation. “We need them to work with us to demonstrate and communicate to others their successes with the Choosing...
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April 29, 2016
John Morley, MB,BCh, Editor-in-Chief of JAMDA , is one of those larger than life figures who lives each day to the fullest and makes every moment count. At the helm of the Society’s journal, he has attracted many prestigious international authors...
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April 22, 2016
“You watch these people on the stage at the Annual Conferences and you see their pictures and bylines in various publications, and they become rock stars in a way,” Wayne S. Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, a new House of Delegates Representative on the AMDA...
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April 15, 2016
“We’ve found that program participants really enjoy opportunities for audience interaction. They learn from sharing their stories, questions, and concerns, and getting responses from their colleagues, as well as the program presenters,” says Mary...
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April 8, 2016
"No one can do it all for elderly patients in any setting. We need a team that can collaborate, share information, and use their specialized skills and knowledge so that we can provide the best possible care,” says Linda J. Keilman, DNP, GNP-BC,...