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Weekly Roundup
July 20, 2018

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James Pattee, MD, CMD was a visionary who not only understood the value of the education, training, and certification for physicians practicing post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) medicine; he also realized that these initiatives must evolve over time...

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July 13, 2018

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If the Foundation’s Quality Improvement and Health Outcomes (QIHO) Awards had a face, it might be that of Marian McNamara, RN. She and her colleagues have received this honor four times in the last five years, and McNamara embodies the innovation,...

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July 6, 2018

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Mark E. Williams, MD, FACP, CMD, doesn’t back away from challenges. In fact, he seems to relish them. Providing quality care for his patients is his incentive, and the results have been impressive. In three years, he took his facility—the Cypress Pointe...

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June 29, 2018

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Every day, post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) practitioners look at problems and challenges and think “What if?” This leads to innovative, creative solutions and, in Allison Gustavson’s case, a Society Quality Improvement (QI) Award, which is...

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June 22, 2018

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“We want people to roll up their sleeves and talk medicine at this meeting,” says Michele Bellantoni, MD, CMD, about the Society’s 2019 Annual Conference, set for March 7-10 in Atlanta, GA. There is still time to submit a proposal to present at the...

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June 15, 2018

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The National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention (ADE Action Plan) has tools and resources to help practitioners prevent ADEs and improve the quality of life for their patients. Dr. Donna Lisi and Nicole Skyer-Brandwene, MS, RPh, BCPS, CCP, will...

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June 8, 2018

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Paul Katz, MD, CMD, received the William Dodd Founder's Award for Distinguished Service to recognize his significant contributions to the Society. “Receiving the Dodd Award is a great honor for me and one for which I am truly humbled. Any service that I...

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June 1, 2018

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It really is no surprise that Society member Dheeraj Mahajan, MD, FACP, CMD, is a 2018 Choosing Wisely® Champion. He has long been committed to quality improvement and seeking opportunities to maximizing care for post-acute and long-term care (PALTC)...

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May 25, 2018

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Spotlight: Caring is Purpose in Life for 2018 Medical Director of the Year 

“I’ve found my niche and purpose in life. This is my dream job,” said Dr. Hasemeier, chief executive officer and founder of Dr. Hasemeier and Associates. The work he...

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May 18, 2018

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Spotlight: Meet Shark Tank Judges' Winner

Adam Sobol, founder and CEO of CareBand, was always the “weird tech guy” in a family of physicians, but he saw the possibilities for partnerships between technology and...