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June 27, 2017
Most newly admitted nursing home residents could not be safely and cost-effectively diverted to home- and community-based services (HCBS) because many of them have health issues, such as dementia and stroke, that require high levels of care,...
May 18, 2017
Mariner Health Central, Inc. solidified its commitment to providing patient-centered consulting services to its client facilities by retaining Dr. Karl Steinberg as its first Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Steinberg’s impressive bio includes an AB in...
May 17, 2017
A fresh look at how Do-Not-Hospitalize (DNH) orders affect the movement of skilled nursing care residents shows those residents with such directives experienced significantly fewer transfers to hospitals or emergency departments (EDs). Report...
May 4, 2017
Joshua Schor, medical director at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, was named the 2017 Medical Director of the Year by the AMDA (The Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine). He was presented with the award during the Society’s annual...
April 7, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine held its 40th Annual Conference March 16-19 in Phoenix, AZ. It's amazing to reflect on, not only how much the Society has changed over the past 40 years, but also how much the post-acute...
March 10, 2017
A resolution calling for AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine to promote and advocate for an integrated care model in assisted living will be one of nine under consideration by the organization's delegates in Phoenix next...
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...