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Position On Staffing Standards In Long Term Care

August 10, 2022

This updates HOD Resolution of 2000 and AMDA Staffing Statement of 2002

Abbreviations: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)PractitionersCertified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Allied Health Professionals, Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician’s Assistant (PA), Physician

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The primary focus of this statement is to:

Interdisciplinary Discharge Team Lowers Readmissions, May Reduce Mortality Following Hip Fracture

April 12, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2022
Contact: Ellen Mullally
emullally@paltc.org/410-992-3124

Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine applauds the many recommendations included in yesterday’s National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Report, The National Imperative to Improve Nursing Home Quality: Honoring Our Commitment to Residents, Families and Staff.

November 11, 2022
The rare number of New Horizons residents in northwest Georgia who find themselves in the COVID-19 ward now, beset with mild symptoms and upset over the inconvenience of being moved from their rooms after testing positive, tend to grouse to their...
October 7, 2022
Forty-three recommendations stemming from a new study represent “an initial step” to filling a gap in guidance regarding medical and mental healthcare in assisted living, according to the study’s authors, who said that such guidance “has been long-...
September 21, 2022
It's just a two-page, barely 200-word bill. But if passed as the authors intend, it would require all 15,000 Medicare-approved nursing homes in the nation to publicly report the name of their medical director.
September 16, 2022
The House on Thursday introduced a bipartisan bill that would require nursing homes to report their medical directors’ credentials and background to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services