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May 18, 2021
Health data sharing is a national priority in the United States, with significant benefits for patients and providers alike. In a new study in the May issue of JAMDA, the authors discussed the value of nursing home leaders working with other...
May 13, 2021
There is no doubt that COVID-19 has had a serious impact on nursing home residents and older adults everywhere. A study in the May issue of JAMDA concluded that while COVID-19 can accelerate physical decline and frailty by about 20%, the virus also...
May 7, 2021
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is challenging industry clinicians and operators to get on board with a new deprescribing campaign that aims at 25% medication reduction in long-stay residents. Combined prescribing data...
April 28, 2021
Nursing home residents often deal with limitations in basic activities of daily living (ADLs), and 70% have mobility restrictions including the inability to walk or transfer from bed or chair. Lockdowns and quarantines during the pandemic...
April 26, 2021
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine has elected its 2021-2022 Board of Directors. In terms of Officers, Karl Steinberg, MD, HMCD, CMD, is President; Suzanne Gillespie, MD, RD, CMD, is President Elect...
April 22, 2021
The primary goal in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is to prevent diabetic complications and ensure a lifespan similar to that of those without diabetes. However, a longer life doesn’t necessarily translate to longer quality of...
March 24, 2021
Columbia, MD – The Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine, an affiliate of AMDA – The Society for PALTC Medicine, has announced the recipients of its three highest achievement awards: Medical Director of the Year, the William...
March 23, 2021
Non-traditional and “small-house” nursing homes (NHs), the Green House model being the best known of these, have attracted great interest in the wake of the novel coronavirus; and with good reason. A study published in the March issue of JAMDA...
March 19, 2021
Columbia, MD – Sabine von Preyss-Friedman, MD, CMD, chief medical officer of Washington state-based Avalon Healthcare, has been named the 2021 Choosing Wisely ® Champion by AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. The award...
March 15, 2021
A simple social calling model launched during the pandemic gave medical students real-life practice in geriatric assessment skills while providing socialization opportunities for residents of assisted living communities, according to an on-demand...