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Confused about MACRA? This webinar is for you and will give you the tools you need to succeed within the changing payment landscape. Speakers: Adrienne Mims, MD, MPH FAAFP, AGSF; Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Medicare Quality Improvement;...
This session highlights four unique programs designed to improve the quality of care associated with transitions that emphasize system change that is both effective and sustainable. Standardized approaches involving care coordination, personal goal...
The session will discuss current demographics of this rising risk population and its impact on re-hospitalizations. It will also present how an integrated care model will foster partnership and innovative connections to providers in assisted living...
The Seniors Quality Leap Initiative (SQLI) is a collaborative established in 2011 of 12 long-term care facilities in Canada and the United States with the goals to improve quality of care and patient safety by sharing performance data and specific...
This session will present a current overview of pressure ulcer care in the elderly across the continuum of care. The current nomenclature will be reviewed. Prevention and treatment modalities (offloading, dressings, surfaces) will be proposed...
This session will describe a provincial quality improvement initiative undertaken in Alberta, Canada aimed at supporting care teams in 170 LTC homes to implement a guideline on the appropriate use of antipsychotic medications and to implement non-...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution F-16 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine will work with American Medical Association and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to remove uncontrolled pain scores...
March 10, 2016
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, the American Geriatrics Society and the American Academy of Nursing are among 20 organizations have been named part of the Choosing Wisely Champions program, a national initiative to...
March 10, 2016
The ABIM Foundation today announced a new component of the Choosing Wisely campaign—the Choosing Wisely Champions program, a national initiative to help recognize clinicians who are leading efforts to reduce overuse and waste in medicine. More than...
March 6, 2016
AMDA Board Member Kevin O'Neil, MD, CMD, talks about the top three clinical areas AMDA has identified on which assisted living providers need to focus.