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October 17, 2019
The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, AMDA, is partnering with ADVault , creator of digital advance care planning tools, to add clinical content to the MyDirectives® digital platform. AMDA’s advance care planning content, the...
October 17, 2019
Ombudsmen play a vital role in nursing home quality assurance, acting as impartial mediators and resident advocates throughout the year. However, when they are present during surveys, a new study in the October issue of JAMDA suggests, it can result...
October 17, 2019
When an ombudsman remains on site during post-acute and long-term care facility surveys, the building’s quality scores may be negatively affected, according to a study in published this week in JAMDA, journal of AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and...
October 11, 2019
Columbia, Maryland, October 10, 2019 — AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA), representing the community of over 50,000 clinicians in the post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) setting, today announced its partnership...
October 9, 2019
Back to all news Antipsychotic Initiators with Alzheimer Disease Accumulate Longer Hospital Stays OCTOBER 08, 2019 Kenny Walter @KwalterMDMag Marjaana Koponen, PhD Alzheimer disease patients can expect more hospital days for a variety of reasons if...
September 25, 2019
The vast majority of research focusing on life satisfaction, quality of life, sexual satisfaction, and overall well-being in older adults has been limited to heterosexuals, with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults...
September 17, 2019
Aspiration pneumonia is a leading cause of death among the elderly. However, a new study in the September issue of JAMDA suggests that the long-term prognosis for this condition is poor due to underlying morbidity, rather than because of the...
September 16, 2019
As technological innovations enable next of kin to remain apprised of the elderly’s daily care in long-term care facilities, surveillance cameras bring legal and privacy issues to the forefront of a complex ethical debate. Families place them...
September 10, 2019
The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced that Christopher E. Laxton, CAE, executive director of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine in Columbia, MD, has been named by the...
September 3, 2019
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The secret to eternal youth might be inside your favorite fall choices at the farmer's market.There are three nutrients we all need to stay forever young. A new study just released followed adults and found a few nutrients...