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August 1, 2019

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The Executive Committee reviewed the results of the general membership survey regarding resolution E18, which called for expanding Society general (voting) membership to doctorally prepared non-physicians. After extensive data gathering and discussion, no consensus emerged among the membership for an expansion of voting...

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July 14, 2019

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The Society's Choosing Wisely Awards honor individual clinicians

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July 7, 2019

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The urgency of addressing suicide prevention in long-term care, the topic of the June 24 AMDA...

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June 30, 2019

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The June 10 AMDA On-The-Go podcast--Are SNFs Dealt an Impossible Hand?-- featured program guest (and Society president) Arif Nazir, MD, FACP, CMD, AGSF. Podcast host Wayne...

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June 23, 2019

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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 controversy. The Society's June 26 webinar will...

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June 16, 2019

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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,...

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June 10, 2019

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On the May 28 AMDA On-The-Go podcast about the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), host

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June 2, 2019

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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 Gouverneur Skilled Nursing Facility in...

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May 26, 2019

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In Episode 31, AMDA On-The-Go host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, and his guest, Michael Wasserman, MD, CMD, president of the California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM), talked about “Leadership in Skilled Nursing Homes," including the...

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May 19, 2019

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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 Long-Term Care Facilities. Specifically, “In the ever-swinging pendulum of health care, where...