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September 13, 2016
Who is providing the predominant care for older adults with dementia? A primary care clinician most often serves as the predominant source of care for Medicare beneficiaries with cognitive decline, but once people move into a long-term care facility...
September 12, 2016
By 2050, an estimated 13.8% of the US population will be living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 34% increase in demand for nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2022, and a need for 36,000...
September 11, 2016
Society Board Member Kevin O'Neil, MD, CMD, is leaving his post as Chief Medical Officer at Brookdale Senior Living for Ascension Senior Living, where he will hild the same title, effective October 31.
September 6, 2016
Steven Handler, MD, PhD, CMD, talks about University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's telehealth initiative.
August 9, 2016
During its July 2016 meeting, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) awarded AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine ACCME Re-Accreditation with Commendation for the next six years, until July 2022,...
July 15, 2016
According to a survey conducted by the AMDA - the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, only about a quarter of assisted-living facilities have policies on intimacy and sexual behavior in place.
July 12, 2016
DNSs and administrators should have very clear lines of communication on a regular basis with their medical director, says Susan Levy, MD, CMD, AGSF, president of Columbia, MD-based AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. “First...
June 30, 2016
Terrence O’Malley, MD, CMD, a Massachusetts-based geriatrician and long-time member of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, has been named as the long-term care representative to the federal Health Information Technology...
June 29, 2016
The long-term care population has grown more diverse in age and ethnicity over recent decades, according to new research published in JAMDA: The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
June 27, 2016
It is estimated that a population of 12 million receives long-term services and supports. A new article by David Stefan, Sheikh F, Mahajan D, et al. published in the July issue of JAMDA reveals important information about the post-acute and long-...