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JAMDA
June 24, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic is exacting a toll in terms of illness, death, and disruption, especially for residents of extended care facilities (ECFs), who are at very high risk of morbidity and mortality from the virus. For their own safety, when...
JAMDA
June 24, 2022
To investigate the associations of morbidity burden and frailty with the transitions between functional decline, institutionalization, and mortality.
Spotlight
June 22, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Peter Jaggard, MD, CMD, medical director of Westminster Place-Presbyterian Homes in Evanston, IL, is truly a physician in the mold of Dr. James Pattee, the father of AMDA’s Core Curriculum in Medical Direction. Dr...
JAMDA
June 20, 2022
To explore models, processes, or tools implemented in residential aged care (RAC) to support registered nurses (RNs) to identify and respond to the acute deterioration of residents.
JAMDA
June 19, 2022
Discordance between SARS-CoV-2 antigen & PCR tests found to be low overall in nursing homes, higher for symptomatic residents or during outbreaks. Antigen testing performs well in nursing homes.
JAMDA
June 19, 2022
Although COVID-19 infection increases mortality risk among nursing home patients, mortality is not increased among COVID-19 survivors on the long-term. This can be taken into consideration when discussing advanced care planning.
Policy Snapshot
June 17, 2022
During this year’s American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates meeting, held in Chicago June 10-15, the Society introduced several resolutions for consideration. The Society introduced a resolution , Public Listing of Medical Directors for...
Policy Snapshot
June 17, 2022
The Society recently submitted comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule for the Fiscal Year 2023 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (PPS). The proposed rule called for an approximately $320...
JAMDA
June 17, 2022
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on residents and staff of assisted living and residential care (AL/RC) facilities has been sizable,1 yet little is known about how the pandemic affected their administrators and their job stability.2 Considering...
Spotlight
June 15, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Empowering and nurturing nurses to be team leaders is key to creating a culture that attracts and builds strong clinical teams; and this can’t wait. As Katherine Evans, DNP, said during a recent AMDA On-The-Go...