Navigating PALTC

Join AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine Executive Director Christopher Laxton, CAE, and the occasional guest, for a monthly chat on issues, events, and thoughts impacting those who live and work in the post-acute and long-term care world. 

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March 7, 2017

We asked the Society’s 2016-2017 Board of Directors to tell us their predictions and hopes for 2017. Here’s what a few of them had to say:

Arif Nazir, MD, FACP, CMD

I really want to share with you our celebration for an amazing 2016, a great year for us and the organization, where we were able to work on our competencies for physicians. We...

Navigating PALTC
February 1, 2017

Are you clear on which pneumococcal vaccine is appropriate for your patients or loved ones?

Hi – I’m Christopher Laxton, Executive Director of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. The CDC recommends that all adults 65 years of age and older, as well as younger adults with specific risk factors, receive two types of pneumococcal vaccinations. As you know,...

Navigating PALTC
December 22, 2016

This holiday season, please take a minute to reflect on the important work you do every day in post-acute and long-term care, caring for a vulnerable and frail population.

Hi I’m Chris Laxton, Executive Director of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Many of our members tell us that they came to PALTC because they were...

Navigating PALTC
November 22, 2016

Complete the Survey: be a Part of Shaping the Understanding of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

Practitioners in post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) medicine have an unusual and important opportunity to help shape the body of knowledge for this unique field by responding to a pair of job task surveys, one for medical directors and the other for...

Navigating PALTC
September 14, 2016

 

This election season, let’s make sure that it’s easy for all post-acute and long-term care residents to exercise their right to vote.

Hi, I’m Chris Laxton, the Executive Director of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Did you know that in 1984 the Federal Voting Accessibility for...