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September 21, 2021
Telemedicine is here to stay. Whether you’ve been using it for years or just getting started, the digital playing field has changed during the pandemic and continues to evolve. To get and keep everyone in your practice on board, consider...
JAMDA
September 20, 2021
It is inconsistent in the literature on whether inequalities of health in older age widen or narrow over time. We assessed the associations of socioeconomic status (SES), physical functioning, and mortality in an older age cohort in Hong Kong.
JAMDA
September 20, 2021
Spasticity, a common, treatable movement disorder, is often undiagnosed and untreated in long-term care facilities (LTCFs).1–4 A new screening tool holds promise for addressing the under recognition of spasticity in LTCFs, demonstrating high...
JAMDA
September 20, 2021
This study examines the effect of Medicaid eligibility expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the utilization of nursing home services by younger individuals and those covered by Medicaid.
Spotlight
September 19, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join AMDA is accepting abstracts for poster presentations at PALTC22 in Baltimore, MD, in March. Poster Judging Chair Alan Abrams, MD, CMD, hopes that people will get excited about the first live poster session in three...
JAMDA
September 18, 2021
I read the recent article published in this journal and written by Mei et al1 with great interest. The authors conducted a meta-analysis to investigate the prognosis of prefrailty and frailty in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The pooled...
Policy Snapshot
September 17, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Programs Bi-Monthly Forum will be held on Tuesday, September 28, from 1:30–2:30 PM ET . During this webinar, attendees will learn important updates relevant to CMS’ Quality Measurement...
Policy Snapshot
September 17, 2021
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a $2.1 billion investment to improve infection prevention and control activities across the U.S. public health and health-care sectors. The CDC is investing the American...
JAMDA
September 17, 2021
Insight into older adults’ physical resilience is needed to predict functional recovery after hospitalization. We assessed functional trajectories in response to acute illness and subsequent hospitalization and investigated baseline variables and...