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.single { text-indent: 3em; } .double { text-indent: 5em; } AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has two primary policies related to opioids in nursing homes: 1. Provide access to opioids when indicated to relieve suffering...
Navigating PA/LTC
December 4, 2018

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In early March, Society President Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD, will head to Atlanta, GA, for the 2019 annual conference. She would happily make the trip even without the title, and it all goes back to the vivid memories of her first conference over 15...

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November 26, 2018

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Post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facilities increasingly are seeing patients with opioid addiction and other substance use disorders. Some are older adults—more like the traditional PALTC patients--and some are younger patients with various clinical needs and comorbidities. Yet, all share a need for focused care and...

Weekly Roundup
November 2, 2018

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Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) isn’t a new concept. It’s actually been around for hundreds of years, says T.S. Dharmarajan, MD, CMD....

Recorded: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Speaker: Jeffrey M. Levine, MD; Scott Bolhack, MD, CMD Description: Pressure injuries and chronic wounds are a common and costly challenge in the PALTC environment. Chronic wounds cause pain and are associated...
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October 26, 2018

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Two of the Society’s most prestigious honors pay tribute to pioneers and visionaries William Dodd, MD, CMD, and James Pattee, MD, CMD. While these names are synonymous with the Society, there are also powerful, inspiring stories...

Weekly Roundup
October 19, 2018

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Receiving the 2018 Medical Director of the Year award was an honor that Eric Hasemeier, DO, CMD, will never forget. “Receiving this award was fantastic. It truly was the highlight of my career. It substantiates what I’ve devoted my life to and reaffirms what I’ve accomplished,” he says. Of course, post-acute...

Navigating PA/LTC
October 24, 2018

 

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Spotlight
October 24, 2018

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Two of the Society’s most prestigious honors pay tribute to pioneers and visionaries William Dodd, MD, CMD, and James Pattee, MD, CMD. While these names are synonymous with the Society, there are also powerful, inspiring stories behind them that show why these awards are so coveted by our members.

“Billy Dodd was...

Weekly Roundup
October 15, 2018

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Jeffrey Levine, MD, CMD, has spent years studying wounds. He has worked in a wide array of environments from outpatient wound care clinics, hospitals...