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March 29, 2022
Prescribing cascades are like dominoes. One medication is administered to a patient and causes an adverse event or symptom, which is interpreted as a new condition leading to a prescription for another medication. Such a cascade is not only an...
March 23, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Monica Ott, MD, CMD, an Indiana-based medical director for Optum Complex Care Management, has been named the 2021 Choosing Wisely ® Champion by AMDA – The...
March 21, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2022 Contact: Ellen Mullally emullally@paltc.org /410-992-3124 Panel Offers Path to More Effective Clinical Research in Nursing Homes Clinical research efforts in nursing homes to address COVID-19 prevention and...
March 16, 2022
Delegates Elect First Physician Assistant to the Board Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine has elected its 2022-2023 Board of Directors. Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD, is President; Milta O. Little,...
March 15, 2022
Gaur, Brandt, Wasserman, and Jaggard receive awards The Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine has announced the recipients of its leadership and excellence awards for 2022. Swati Gaur, MD, MBA, CMD, is the Medical Director of...
March 11, 2022
Medical directors and other advanced clinical staff can do more to help direct care workers cope with the ongoing staffing shortage, a strategy that experts at the PALTC2022 annual conference said Thursday could pay off in better staffing retention...
March 10, 2022
Skilled nursing workers are in the midst of a mass exodus from the profession, and not even unprecedented wage increases can compensate for the concerns of the 238,000 caregivers who have left the industry since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 8, 2022
Leslie Beth Eber, MD, CMD, is the medical director of the Orchard Park Health Care Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado. In addition to her medical directorship, she maintains her practice as a geriatric specialist at Rocky Mountain Senior Care,...
March 7, 2022
President Joe Biden’s call for greater transparency in nursing home ownership must extend to the industry’s clinical leaders as well, according to a top clinician advocate.
March 4, 2022
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine applauds the Biden Administration’s continued focus on patients and residents in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC). The proposals presented during this week’s State of...