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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
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 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 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.
March 17, 2016
PointClickCare, the leading cloud-based software platform for the long-term and post-acute care continuum, announced today at the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) Annual Conference that it has joined forces with gEHRiMed, the creator of...
March 16, 2016
Cutting-edge research suggests that the health of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract affects brain function. Coupled with copious evidence that nutrition has an impact on both mental and physical health, especially in young people, it's essential we...
March 10, 2016
The ABIM Foundation today announced a new component of the Choosing Wisely campaign—the Choosing Wisely Champions program, a national initiative to help recognize clinicians who are leading efforts to reduce overuse and waste in medicine. More than...