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October 6, 2014
Columbia, MD - AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine will receive $1,624,269 in civil money penalty (CMP) funds over a three-year period to improve the quality of care and quality of life for younger adults receiving post-...
October 3, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has been voted into membership in the Leadership Council on Aging Organizations (LCAO). The large coalition of national non-profit organizations serving older...
September 19, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine supports the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care’s new goals, announced today , to further reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in long-stay nursing home...
July 28, 2014
Gaithersburg, MD - The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Christopher E. Laxton, CAE, Executive Director of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) in Columbia, MD, to...
July 18, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine recently submitted 21 Urinary Incontinence Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) Implementation Measures to the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) database. Quality...
July 8, 2014
Washington, DC – Last week, CCAL – Advancing Person-Centered Living, The Eden Alternative, Planetree and AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA), all founders of the Dementia Action Alliance, convened the 2nd Dementia...
June 19, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine recently submitted 22 Pain Management Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) Implementation Measures to the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) database. Quality...
May 13, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is proud to have several products, programs, and resources featured in the Eldercare Workforce Alliance’s (EWA) Older Americans Month Toolkit . EWA created the kit...
April 29, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA), along with Consumer Reports, is proud to announce the release of a new, free consumer resource, “ Cholesterol Drugs for People Over 75 .” The resource, a two-page...
April 24, 2014
Columbia, MD – In 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) set a goal of reducing antipsychotic use in long-stay nursing home residents by 15% nationwide. Recently, the agency announced that this goal has been met. AMDA—The...