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April 8, 2021
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join During the pandemic, patients and families alike gained a new appreciation for the value of advance care planning. How to continue the focus on this important intervention will be part of the discussion at the...
JAMDA
April 8, 2021
Residents of long-term care (LTC) homes have suffered disproportionately during the Covid-19 pandemic, from the virus itself and often from the imposition of lockdown measures. Provincial Geriatrics Leadership Ontario, in collaboration with interRAI...
JAMDA
April 8, 2021
I read the recent article published in this journal written by Fan et al1 with great interest. The authors conducted a meta-analysis on the association between frailty and all-cause mortality in older adults. The pooled risk ratios (RRs) of frail...
JAMDA
April 7, 2021
Quantify how observable characteristics contribute to influenza vaccination disparities among White, Black, and Hispanic nursing home (NH) residents.
Weekly Roundup
April 4, 2021
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JAMDA
April 3, 2021
In the December 2020 issue of JAMDA, we published an editorial titled “Time for an Upgrade in the Nursing Home Survey process: A Position Statement From the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.”1 Although the overall reaction to our...
JAMDA
April 3, 2021
The purpose of this study was to create, standardize, and validate a new instrument, named 4-DSD, and determine its diagnostic accuracy in the diagnosis of delirium in subjects with moderate to severe dementia.
Policy Snapshot
April 2, 2021
In anticipation of possible congressional action to extend the 2% sequester reduction suspension, CMS instructed the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) to hold all claims with dates of service on or after April 1, 2021, for a short period...
Policy Snapshot
April 2, 2021
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) plans to release a Targeted PCORI Funding Announcement (tPFA) on April 13, 2021, soliciting high-quality, comparative effectiveness research projects focused on the following question: What...
Policy Snapshot
April 2, 2021
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Center is pleased to announce a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document as an additional resource for the Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) Model’s Hospice Benefit Component. This FAQ document...