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October 12, 2015
A new front is emerging in the war on the overuse of antibiotics: the nursing home. AMDA leader David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD, comments.
November 16, 2012
Columbia, MD – For the second year in a row, AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to promote “Get Smart about Antibiotics Week” (November 14-20). This initiative was...
September 4, 2013
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has partnered with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® Campaign to encourage discussions among physicians, patients, and other health care...
March 20, 2015
Louisville, KY – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has partnered with the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® campaign to encourage discussions among physicians, patients, and other health care stakeholders about...
April 14, 2015
Columbia, MD – AMDA —The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the AMDA Foundation announced its top award winners during AMDA’s 2015 Annual Conference held in Louisville, KY, last month. The 2015 Medical Director of the Year (MDOY...
June 30, 2015
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (AMDA) member David A. Nace, MD, MPH, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine , will be leading a $1.5 million national trial to examine methods to reduce unnecessary use...
September 15, 2015
Columbia, MD – Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship for Nursing Homes , new recommendations aimed at improving prescribing practices and reduced consequences of antibiotic-...