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June 23, 2019

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As medical cannabis use becomes more popular and prevalent in the United States, post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facilities and practitioners can expect to encounter questions, concerns, demands, and controversy. The Society's June 26 webinar will...

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June 16, 2019

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The Society’s House of Delegates (HoD) tackled a full agenda at its meeting during the organization’s annual conference in Atlanta, GA, and the group did so with energy,...

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June 25, 2019

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The June 10 AMDA On-The-Go podcast--Are SNFs Dealt an Impossible Hand?—started on a bit of a discouraging note. However, program guest (and Society president) Arif Nazir, MD, FACP, CMD, AGSF, quickly turned the discussion around.

Podcast host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD,...

Weekly Roundup
June 10, 2019

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On the May 28 AMDA On-The-Go podcast about the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), host

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Weekly Roundup
June 2, 2019

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Society Treasurer Jeffrey Nichols, MD, CMD, is widely known for his popular “Dear Dr. Jeff “column in Caring for the Ages. However, he is more than that—much more. He currently is chief medical officer at the Gouverneur Skilled Nursing Facility in...

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May 26, 2019

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In Episode 31, AMDA On-The-Go host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, and his guest, Michael Wasserman, MD, CMD, president of the California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM), talked about “Leadership in Skilled Nursing Homes," including the...

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May 19, 2019

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AMDA On-The-Go podcast host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, asked some tough questions at the beginning of his April 29 show on Appropriate Use of Antipsychotics in Long-Term Care Facilities. Specifically, “In the ever-swinging pendulum of health care, where...

Policy Snapshot
May 16, 2019

Once again this year, the Society is a strategic collaborator for the Health IT Collaborative Care Summit taking place in Baltimore, June 23-25, 2019. The Summit, annually organized by the Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Health Information Technology (LTPAC HIT) Collaborative, will continue to focus on bringing LTPAC providers together with acute care providers, payers, health IT vendors, health information exchange intermediaries, consultants, system integrators, and solution providers to engage in discussing how...

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June 23, 2017

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Helping patients make wise choices about their care has always been a passion for Society members such as David...

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March 2, 2018

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Spotlight: Saturday's Keynote Takes Provocative Look at PALTC Workforce Shortage

Each day, 10,000 people turn 65; and they enter a phase of life that includes multimorbidty, functional impairment, and transitions from the hospital to PALTC facilities. While a growing...