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Weekly Roundup
October 6, 2019

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Earlier this year the Foundation for PALTC Medicine asked Society members to participate in a large-scale quality improvement study to evaluate the impact of the annual influenza...

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September 29, 2019

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When David Smith, MD, CMD, received the 2019 William Dodd Founder's Award at the Society's annual conference in Atlanta, GA, earlier this year, it was a "career-capping event."...

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September 22, 2019

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The Society's Board of Directors headed to Washington, DC, for Hill Day on September 5. There were three key topics that were discussed:

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September 15, 2019

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When Joseph Mwesige, MD, MPH, CMD, first heard about the Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine's Futures Program in 2016, he knew he wanted to participate....

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September 8, 2019

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Earlier this summer, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule that would significantly revise the regulation regarding Quality Assurance and...

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September 1, 2019

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Assisting living (AL) is a true force in senior care, but it looks very different from the social model it started as 30-some years ago. Today, there are nearly 29,000 AL facilities...

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August 25, 2019

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It is essential for practitioners to familiarize themselves with the 2017 Guidelines for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adultsfrom...

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August 18, 2019

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Delirium takes its toll, costing the health care system billions of dollars each year; and the condition is associated with increased morbidity, functional decline, nursing time,...

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August 11, 2019

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When she was young, Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, wanted to be an astronaut. Fortunately for her many patients and colleagues, she decided to pursue medicine after watching a news story...

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August 4, 2019

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Anyone who has met Charles Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD, or had the opportunity to see him speak very likely has laughed as well as learned. That unique ability to simultaneously educate, enlighten, and entertain is part of the reason he was named the Society’s...