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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....

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August 18, 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,...

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August 11, 2019

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When she was young, Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, wanted to be an astronaut. Fortunately for her many patients and colleagues, she decided to pursue medicine after watching a news story...