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October 6, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Earlier this year the Foundation for PALTC Medicine asked Society members to participate in a large-scale quality improvement study to evaluate the impact of the annual influenza vaccine choice on LTC facility...
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October 13, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Earlier this year the Foundation for PALTC Medicine asked Society members to participate in a large-scale quality improvement study to evaluate the impact of the annual influenza vaccine choice on LTC facility...
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September 29, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join When David Smith, MD, CMD, received the 2019 William Dodd Founder's Award at the Society's annual conference in Atlanta, GA, earlier this year, it was a "career-capping event." He urges Society members to take the...
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September 15, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join When Joseph Mwesige, MD, MPH, CMD, first heard about the Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine's Futures Program in 2016, he knew he wanted to participate. However, without the scholarship...
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August 18, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Delirium takes its toll, costing the health care system billions of dollars each year; and the condition is associated with increased morbidity, functional decline, nursing time, and caregiver burden, as well as...
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August 11, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join When she was young, Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, wanted to be an astronaut. Fortunately for her many patients and colleagues, she decided to pursue medicine after watching a news story about leprosy. And she's never...
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October 17, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join It’s nearly flu season, and everyone in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) is preparing to keep their residents and staff safe and healthy. They are on high alert for good reason. Statistics from last year’s flu...
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October 10, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join When practitioners look in the mirror, a growing number see themselves as agents of positive change; but they may not self-identify as leaders. “Leaders arise in all kinds of circumstances, and people can harness...
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August 4, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Anyone who has met Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD, or had the opportunity to see him speak very likely has laughed as well as learned. That unique ability to simultaneously educate, enlighten, and entertain is...
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October 3, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “I fear that this focus on older adult oral health may come as a surprise to medical providers and even geriatricians in the trenches of care,” said Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, at the start of the September 16...