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October 22, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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 vaccine choice on LTC facility...
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October 13, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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 vaccine choice on LTC facility...
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October 6, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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 vaccine choice on LTC facility...
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September 29, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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." He urges Society members to take the...
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September 22, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join The Society's Board of Directors headed to Washington, DC, for Hill Day on September 5. There were three key topics that were discussed: The need for a national nursing home medical director registry Telehealth in...
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September 15, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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. However, without the scholarship...
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September 8, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Earlier this summer, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule that would significantly revise the regulation regarding Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI)...
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September 1, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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 in the country, with over half...
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August 25, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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 the American College of Cardiology...
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August 18, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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, and caregiver burden, as well as...