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January 27, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has recommended sub-topics within three of the four previously identified areas of focus for the upcoming White House Conference on Aging
March 31, 2015
As a psychologist observing the effects of medical interventions on the mental health of the long-term care resident, I often ask, “Is this aggressive procedure helping?”
June 23, 2015
An interview with Baldrige alumnus examiner Christopher E. Laxton, Executive Director of AMDA. Laxton compares the Baldrige Excellence Framework to two other approaches used in his sector today to improve the performance of PALTC organizations: QAPI...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution D01 Becomes Policy March 2001 AMDA will seek to clarify the appropriate use of QI (quality indicators) in terminally ill residents residing in long-term care facilities, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that AMDA will also participate...
Resolution and Position Statements
RESOLUTION A07 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, AMDA supports the following positions: Collaboration among attending physicians, medical directors, and consultant pharmacists to promote improved care quality in nursing homes is desirable and...
Resolution and Position Statements
RESOLUTION B07 THEREBY BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA supports performance review conducted under the auspices of the Quality Assessment & Assurance process for all attending physicians caring for residents in long-term care facilities,...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy G11 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA - Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine should work with other stakeholders in LTC to investigate, monitor and/or determine specific recommendations ACOs should follow in the following areas to...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy F-14 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) work with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other stakeholders to address the issue of appropriate use of Quality...
October 18, 2012
Columbia, MD –Oct. 18, 2012 — In October 2012, the National Quality Forum (NQF) Neurology Steering Committee recommended two nursing home measures submitted by AMDA be considered for endorsement. AMDA developed the two quality measures, titled...
January 17, 2013
Columbia, MD – AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is pleased to be joining the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® Campaign to encourage conversation between physicians and patients regarding...