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March 30, 2020
“Blanket, one-size-fits-all” statewide orders barring long-term care facilities from denying admission based solely on confirmed or suspected COVID-19 diagnoses, or prohibiting long-term care facilities from requiring COVID-19 tests prior to...
March 30, 2020
How do I access the virtual conference? Visit paltc.org/paltc20 and log in using the same email address and password used to register for the conference. This is also the email address where you have received an access instructions email from AMDA...
March 30, 2020
Judith Graham March 30, 2020 A wrenching conflict is emerging as the COVID-19 virus storms through U.S. communities: Some patients are falling into a no man’s land between hospitals and nursing homes. Hospitals need to clear out patients who no...
March 30, 2020
When a crisis hits, besides shedding light on the system gaps, it also highlights the strengths of a community. The stresses of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) have clearly highlighted the many positive attributes of the post-acute and...
March 30, 2020
How do I access the virtual conference? Visit paltc.org/paltc20 and log in using the same email address and password used to register for the conference. This is also the email address where you have received an access instructions email from AMDA...
March 29, 2020
States Urged to Work Collaboratively with Nursing Homes and Hospitals to Develop Appropriate Solutions Today AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the American Health Care Association (AHCA) released a joint statement...
March 29, 2020
Massachusetts is asking some nursing homes to evacuate their elderly residents so the facilities can treat coronavirus patients, the newest effort to find places to treat the infected as their surging numbers begin overwhelming hospitals. One...
March 27, 2020
An article in the March issue of JAMDA describes the 2019 Asian Consensus Update on Sarcopenia, which retains muscle mass criteria, divides diagnoses into community or hospital settings, and defines “possible sarcopenia” to identify at-risk people...
March 26, 2020
New York State Advisory on Hospital Discharges and Admissions to Nursing Homes is Ill Advised AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine urges PALTC organizations, hospitals, and public health authorities to work together...
March 25, 2020
A Philadelphia nursing home said Tuesday that 11 of its residents and a contract employee have tested positive for the new coronavirus since March 19. Three residents and two staff members of a nursing home in Mount Laurel have also tested positive...