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One of the most difficult aspects of being a medical director is the supervision and engagement of the medical staff at the skilled nursing facility. The challenges can range from influencing the most basic behavior, like visiting patients on time...
April 6, 2016
David LeVine, MD, CMD, Medical Director of Menorah Manor in St. Petersburg, Fla., has been named the 2016 Medical Director of the Year by the Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, the foundation organization of AMDA–The Society for...
April 6, 2016
Columbia, MD – David LeVine, MD, CMD, Medical Director of Menorah Manor in St. Petersburg, FL, is The Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine’s 2016 Medical Director of the Year. He accepted the honor at a General Session during the...
March 20, 2016
Dr. Steinberg writes about AMDA and the National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians: I am blessed to have a job I love. Depending on what kind of mood I am in, I may tell people I am a SNFologist, a nursing home doctor, a...
March 4, 2016
AMDA Member Albert Riddle, MD, CMD, has been appointed to Chief Medical Officer of Hudson Valley Hospice.
As a legal expert for the Department of Justice and other government agencies in skilled nursing facility (SNF) fraud cases, the presenter will explain the government's point of view, discuss how a determination is made, and what the medical...
This program will outline the requirements and describe the integration of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services into care planning of long-term care residents. Through collaboration, pharmacists, nurses, and physicians can improve care for...
Did you ever want to understand the mystery of the so-called "skilling" of patients? This session is intended for medical directors, physicians, and other clinicians who manage patients receiving the "skilled" level of care in nursing facilities. We...
This session will identify key components of an effective patient safety program in long-term and post-acute care, both generally and specifically for medical directors and the interdisciplinary team. It will discuss the use of trigger tools and...
This interactive session will introduce medical directors to infection surveillance in the nursing home setting. Participants will explore various infection control criteria and be able to differentiate between surveillance criteria and minimal...