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May 31, 2016
Women tend to be good multitaskers, but that skill may lead to more falls in older years than their male counterparts, notes a new cohort study published in JAMDA , The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine .
April 19, 2016
A new study from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute has found that almost half of all long-stay nursing home residents experience at least one transfer to an Emergency Department over the course of a year...
April 17, 2016
Dr. Magued Rizkalla represented New Hampshire as state chapter president and delegate at the 39th American Medical Directors Association Annual Conference.
April 14, 2016
Although almost all physicians who treat Medicare beneficiaries think end-of-life and advance care planning conversations are important, many of them report significant barriers to having these discussions with those for whom they care, and 46%...
April 6, 2016
David LeVine, MD, CMD, Medical Director of Menorah Manor in St. Petersburg, Fla., has been named the 2016 Medical Director of the Year by the Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, the foundation organization of AMDA–The Society for...
April 5, 2016
Susan Levy, MD, CMD, AGSF, will be the new chief medical officer at Linked Senior.
March 30, 2016
Susan M. Levy, MD, CMD, has been named president of the AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine Board of Directors for 2016-2017. She is medical director of Harbor Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Lewes, DE.
March 30, 2016
AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is launching into spring 2016 with a new board and a new logo. “In a time of tremendous change, we are pleased to have an excellent group of innovative, engaged, and experienced...
March 20, 2016
Dr. Steinberg writes about AMDA and the National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians: I am blessed to have a job I love. Depending on what kind of mood I am in, I may tell people I am a SNFologist, a nursing home doctor, a...
March 18, 2016
Dr. Amanda Winters, on-site physician at Life Care Center of Hixson, was named Physician of the Year for Life Care Centers of America’s Eastern Division.