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June 25, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The June 10 AMDA On-The-Go podcast--Are SNFs Dealt an Impossible Hand?—started on a bit of a discouraging note. However, program guest (and Society president) Arif Nazir, MD, FACP, CMD, AGSF, quickly turned the...
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June 17, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join As medical cannabis use becomes more popular and prevalent in the United States, post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facilities and practitioners can expect to encounter questions, concerns, demands, and...
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June 11, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The Society’s House of Delegates (HoD) tackled a full agenda at its meeting during the organization’s annual conference in Atlanta, GA, and the group did so with energy, passion, lively discussion, and diverse...
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June 5, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join On the May 28 AMDA On-The-Go podcast about the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, had several questions: “What is this new thing called PDPM? How is it generated? Why do we need...
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May 30, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Society Treasurer Jeffrey Nichols, MD, CMD, is widely known for his popular “Dear Dr. Jeff “column in Caring for the Ages . However, he is more than that--much more. He currently is chief medical officer at the...
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May 21, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join AMDA On-The-Go host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, started his May 13 podcast with a brief history of the Society’s Certified Medical Director (CMD) designation. “The vision was that a certified medical director...
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May 15, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join AMDA On-The-Go podcast host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, asked some tough questions at the beginning of his April 29 show on Appropriate Use of Antipsychotics in LTC Facilities. Specifically, “In the ever-swinging...
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May 7, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Concerns about sepsis bring with them lots of questions. A May 15 Society webinar, Sepsis: Practical Pearls in Diagnosis and Treatment Decisions in LTC, will provide some answers. Webinar participants will gain...
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April 30, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join During a recent AMDA On-The-Go podcast on Advance Care Planning (ACP), host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, noted that this “is by no means a new concept in medicine.” Yet guest Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, brought...
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April 25, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “This is huge.” That is how practitioners and providers alike are describing the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) that goes into effect on October 1. The Society is staying on top of this hot topic with...