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June 8, 2018

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Paul Katz, MD, CMD, received the William Dodd Founder's Award for Distinguished Service to recognize his significant contributions to the Society. “Receiving the Dodd Award is a great honor for me and one for which I am truly humbled. Any service that I...

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June 15, 2018

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The National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention (ADE Action Plan) has tools and resources to help practitioners prevent ADEs and improve the quality of life for their patients. Dr. Donna Lisi and Nicole Skyer-Brandwene, MS, RPh, BCPS, CCP, will...

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June 22, 2018

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“We want people to roll up their sleeves and talk medicine at this meeting,” says Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD, about the Society’s 2019 Annual Conference, set for March 7-10 in Atlanta, GA. There is still time to submit a proposal to present at the...

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June 29, 2018

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Every day, post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) practitioners look at problems and challenges and think “What if?” This leads to innovative, creative solutions and, in Allison Gustavson’s case, a Society Quality Improvement (QI) Award, which is...

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September 7, 2018

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Arif Nazir, MD, CMD, thrives on innovation, and he believes that innovators are a special breed. “I used to think that innovators are born that way. While there may be some truth to that, I also think that anyone who faces a problem and refuses to give up...

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August 31, 2018

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While the recent wildfires struck a part of California hundreds of miles away from his home and facility, they reminded Timothy Gieseke, MD, CMD, of a time not long ago when a similar disaster threatened his community of Santa Rosa, CA. Looking back, he...

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August 24, 2018

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Rebecca Elon, MD, MPH, CMD, has a history with the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) that goes back to its beginning. The new ABPLM board member says, “Back in the ‘80s, I attended a University of Minnesota training course...

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August 17, 2018

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Anemia is a common problem in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) that often gets ignored or dismissed. T.S. Dharmarajan, MD, MACP, AGSF, wants to change that. “Anemia isn’t an illness, rather an indicator of an underlying disorder. It is a common...

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August 10, 2018

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“We appreciate the opportunity to work with the Society and post-acute and long-term care [PALTC] practitioners,” says Stephanie Davis, MS, RD, chief of the LTC Certification & Enforcement Branch at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (...

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August 3, 2018

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Members who share their time and talents with the Society have a major impact on others, even if they don’t realize it. J. Kenneth Brubaker, MD, CMD has made a “powerful difference” in the career of Eric Hasemeier, DO, MBA, CMD—both as a faculty member in...