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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...

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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...

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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...

IMPROVING OUTCOMES OF UTI TOOL KIT Implementing antibiotic stewardship programs in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) settings is a major priority. This can be a daunting challenge, since many health care providers are uncertain where to start...
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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...

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March 30, 2018

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Spotlight: Meet the Society's New President

"The Society is becoming the soft place to land for those who work in PALTC. We have always been welcoming, and it's the reason I got involved with the Society. This is an interdisciplinary sub-...

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April 6, 2018

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Spotlight: Society VP is Full Steam Ahead for his Professional Passion

 

David Nace, MD, MPH, CMD, was elected 2018-2019 Society Vice President at the 2018 Annual Conference. Dr. Nace is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the...

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April 13, 2018

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Spotlight: Meet Society Secretary Dr. Kumar

Rajeev Kumar, MD, FACP, CMD, was recently elected Society Secretary at the 2018 Annual Conference. Dr. Kumar has made the most of his volunteer activities with the Society, working to help his patients, his...