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November 19, 2020

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Come March 11-14, post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) practitioners across the country and around the world will have a unique opportunity to access cutting-edge knowledge, research, and best practices and implement them the same day. This is one of...

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November 12, 2020

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In 2001, the first class of the Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine’s Futures Program attracted 49 residents and fellows to the AMDA Annual Conference for an intensive learning experience focused on the numerous career opportunities available in this...

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November 5, 2020

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Currently, over half the U.S. veteran population is receiving care outside of the Veterans Affairs Health Care System (VAHCS), including in skilled nursing facilities and other post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) settings. Because of this, all health care providers need...

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October 29, 2020

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While the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated conversations and remains a top priority, other issues continue to require attention. You can learn about some of them during a Society webinar, Preventing Osteoporotic Fractures in Long-Term Care, on November 4. Presenter...

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October 14, 2020

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When Howard Finger, DO, received the Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine’s Quality Improvement & Health Outcomes (QIHO) Award earlier this year, the COVID-19 pandemic was in the early stages. However, over the past few months as the crisis grew,...

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October 8, 2020

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Think of your donation to the Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine like a snowball. It’s a solid donation that positively contributes to the future of PALTC medicine. Now consider that a planned gift is like that snowball rolling down the...

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October 1, 2020

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Data shows that health care workers in long-term care (LTC) settings have the lowest vaccination rate of all care settings. This is of particular concern during the current pandemic, when the dual challenges of COVID-19 and influenza could put residents, staff, and...

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September 23, 2020

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Every September, members of the AMDA leadership head to Washington, DC, for Hill Day. This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they took their trip virtually. While they had to depend on conference calls and Zoom meetings to connect with legislators and staff,...

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September 15, 2020

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There is a hierarchal structure that influences performance and expectations in post-acute care. Understanding this can facilitate better communication and outcomes. In an AMDA webinar on September 23, Pam Reese, RN, will offer an Inside Look at PAC Clinical...

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September 9, 2020

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“We are all leaders, whether we realize it or not. I’m excited to advance this role for all of us moving forward,” says Diane Sanders-Cepeda, DO, CMD, talking about the Society’s inaugural Leadership, Ethics & PALTC Virtual Symposium being held November 20-21. “...