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August 15, 2019

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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 higher hospital costs and longer lengths of...

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July 30, 2019

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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 part of the reason he was named the Society’s 2019 Medical...

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July 24, 2019

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For years, there have been discussions about the role of advanced practice providers (APPs) in health care, including post-acute and long-term care (PALTC). While there is consensus that these practitioners—including nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs),...

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July 9, 2019

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“Sustainability is the ‘magic sauce’ in quality improvement,” said David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD, head of one of two clinician teams named as the Society’s 2019 Choosing Wisely® Champions. Dr. Nace utilized Choosing Wisely...

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June 30, 2019

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The June 10 AMDA On-The-Go podcast--Are SNFs Dealt an Impossible Hand?-- featured program guest (and Society president) Arif Nazir, MD, FACP, CMD, AGSF. Podcast host Wayne...

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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,...

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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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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...