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March 10, 2017
The Board of Directors of the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) is proud to announce that Robert Beitman, MD, CMD of Cape May Court House has been recertified as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in Post-Acute and...
March 3, 2017
The group formerly known as AMDA is holding its annual conference March 16-19 at the Phoenix Convention Center, with a welcome reception actually starting things the evening of March 15. AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine...
February 23, 2017
“If you’re losing weight, you’re falling, you can’t climb a flight of stairs, you’re tired all the time, you’re unhappy and you’re on 10 or more medications, go see a geriatrician,” said Dr. John Morley, professor of geriatrics at Saint Louis...
February 21, 2017
With increased use among the elderly comes increased awareness by both patients and healthcare providers. For instance, the medical provider group AMDA (The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine) will host a “Marijuana 101” lesson at...
February 19, 2017
In March, an influential group of medical providers, AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, will tackle the issue at its annual conference. Cari Levy, the group’s vice president, will offer a “Marijuana 101” lesson on the...
February 13, 2017
Based on a number of queries from the field regarding the application of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) pneumococcal vaccination recommendations, AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has...
February 7, 2017
Bellamy Carter Brook, DO, medical director at Peconic Landing, a continuing care retirement / life plan community in Greenport, NY, has been named a certified medical director by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
February 3, 2017
Streptococcus pneumoniae persists as a major health threat to long-term care residents despite nation-wide efforts to encourage vaccinations, according to AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
February 1, 2017
We assembled a cross-cutting team of experts representing primary care physicians (PCPs), home care physicians, physicians who see patients in skilled nursing facilities (SNF physicians), skilled nursing facility medical directors, human factors...
January 10, 2017
A properly trained nurse may be key to combatting frailty, according to new findings published in JAMDA.