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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...

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July 27, 2018

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Traveling the globe as an ambassador of post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) is a source of great pride for Society President Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD. As she plans to speak at and attend the Nursing Home Research International Working Group Conference in...

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July 20, 2018

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James Pattee, MD, CMD was a visionary who not only understood the value of the education, training, and certification for physicians practicing post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) medicine; he also realized that these initiatives must evolve over time...

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July 13, 2018

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If the Foundation’s Quality Improvement and Health Outcomes (QIHO) Awards had a face, it might be that of Marian McNamara, RN. She and her colleagues have received this honor four times in the last five years, and McNamara embodies the innovation,...

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July 6, 2018

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Mark E. Williams, MD, FACP, CMD, doesn’t back away from challenges. In fact, he seems to relish them. Providing quality care for his patients is his incentive, and the results have been impressive. In three years, he took his facility—the Cypress Pointe...

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November 16, 2018

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If you want proof that the Society really is one family of professionals, look no further than Firas Saidi, MD, CMD, the first registrant for the 2019 annual conference. He achieved this distinction because he went online to confirm his travel dates so he...