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March 30, 2020
When a crisis hits, besides shedding light on the system gaps, it also highlights the strengths of a community. The stresses of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) have clearly highlighted the many positive attributes of the post-acute and...
March 30, 2020
“Blanket, one-size-fits-all” statewide orders barring long-term care facilities from denying admission based solely on confirmed or suspected COVID-19 diagnoses, or prohibiting long-term care facilities from requiring COVID-19 tests prior to...
March 30, 2020
How do I access the virtual conference? Visit paltc.org/paltc20 and log in using the same email address and password used to register for the conference. This is also the email address where you have received an access instructions email from AMDA...
March 30, 2020
“Blanket, one-size-fits-all” statewide orders barring long-term care facilities from denying admission based solely on confirmed or suspected COVID-19 diagnoses, or prohibiting long-term care facilities from requiring COVID-19 tests prior to...
March 30, 2020
Judith Graham March 30, 2020 A wrenching conflict is emerging as the COVID-19 virus storms through U.S. communities: Some patients are falling into a no man’s land between hospitals and nursing homes. Hospitals need to clear out patients who no...
March 30, 2020
When a crisis hits, besides shedding light on the system gaps, it also highlights the strengths of a community. The stresses of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) have clearly highlighted the many positive attributes of the post-acute and...
March 30, 2020
When a crisis hits, besides shedding light on the system gaps, it also highlights the strengths of a community. The stresses of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) have clearly highlighted the many positive attributes of the post-acute and...
March 29, 2020
Massachusetts is asking some nursing homes to evacuate their elderly residents so the facilities can treat coronavirus patients, the newest effort to find places to treat the infected as their surging numbers begin overwhelming hospitals. One...
March 25, 2020
A Philadelphia nursing home said Tuesday that 11 of its residents and a contract employee have tested positive for the new coronavirus since March 19. Three residents and two staff members of a nursing home in Mount Laurel have also tested positive...
March 24, 2020
As both the chief medical officer for Signature HealthCARE and president of AMDA, the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, Dr. Arif Nazir has a micro- and macro-level view on how skilled nursing facilities are fighting the coronavirus...