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April 21, 2019

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The AMDA On-The-Go podcast on deprescribing was recorded live at the Society’s annual conference in Atlanta, GA, last month with host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, and guest Daniel Haimowitz, MD, CMD. “This topic is important to me and to many geriatricians...

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April 14, 2019

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The Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) will take effect on October 1. This not only represents a major change in how skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are reimbursed; it also will significantly impact the dynamic between clinicians and the facilities they...

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April 7, 2019

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The growing focus on the opioid crisis in the United States has post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) practitioners reexamining how these medications are used in this setting. Fortunately, there are contacts, resources, experts, and tools to support them in...

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March 31, 2019

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At the 2019 Annual Conference, AMDA On-The-Go was recorded live in front of a studio audience on "The State of Geriatric Medicine Education" with a special guest, Heidi White, MD, CMD. “There will be an anticipated shortage of up to 90,000 physicians by the...

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March 24, 2019

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“I’m honored and excited about being elected vice president of AMDA. This is my favorite organization, my professional home, and I look forward to serving in this capacity,”...

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March 17, 2019

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"We are facing a lot of challenges at this point. The patients are getting sicker, the resources are not there, we don't have enough staff, the training is not that great for all the staff members. We have a lot of challenges that we have to come together...

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March 3, 2019

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February 24, 2019

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How to Read and Review Research Papers” is set for Friday, March 8, at 1:30 PM during the annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Sheryl Zimmerman, PhD, and Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, JAMDA’s other co-editor, together with senior associate editor Paul

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February 15, 2019

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Many cities claim to have something for everyone, but Atlanta delivers on that promise. Society members coming to the city for next month’s annual conference will find something just right for them.

“We are thrilled to have our colleagues from...

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February 8, 2019

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As chair of the Annual Conference Program Planning Subcommittee, Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD, is always talking and listening to Society members about what issues and kinds of education they want and need. For instance, the AMDA/CDC/SHEA Infection...