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November 12, 2019

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If you’ve tried to read the CPT coding manual to brush up on your knowledge of billing and coding but find that you’re distracted or dozing off, you’re not alone. Fortunately, the speakers at a Society webinar set for November 20 have done this tedious but important work for you. “Many...

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November 7, 2019

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Phase 3 of the revised Medicare and Medicaid requirements of participation for long-term care requires skilled nursing homes (SNFs) to provide “trauma-informed care” (TIC). Whether facilities and practitioners are dipping their toes in this or diving in head-first,...

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October 29, 2019

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Caring for multimorbid patients comes with significant challenges and requires practitioners to successfully balance many issues and considerations at once. In a new Society webinar, Multimorbidity in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC), set for November 6, Anthony...

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October 28, 2019

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October 24, 2019

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Decubiti, pressure ulcer, pressure injury, decubitus ulcer. Call it what you will, as long as the emphasis is on quality care. During an AMDA On-The-Go podcast earlier this month on this important topic, Jeffrey Levine, MD, CMD, co-author of the Pocket Guide to...

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October 22, 2019

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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 residents' hospitalization risk for the 2019-2020 influenza season. For each facility recruited...

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October 6, 2019

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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...

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October 13, 2019

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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...

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September 29, 2019

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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."...

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September 15, 2019

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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....