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Weekly Roundup
May 26, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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...
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May 19, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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...
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May 12, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join Concerns about sepsis bring with them lots of questions. A May 15 Society webinar, Sepsis: Practical Pearls in Diagnosis and Treatment Decisions in LTC, will provide answers. Participants will gain insights into...
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May 5, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join During a recent AMDA On-The-Go podcast on Advance Care Planning (ACP), host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, noted that this “is by no means a new concept in medicine.” Yet guest Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, brought...
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April 28, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “This is huge.” That is how practitioners and providers alike are describing the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) that goes into effect on October 1. The Society is staying on top of this hot topic with...
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April 21, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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...
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April 14, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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...
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April 7, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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,...
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March 31, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join 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...
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March 24, 2019
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join “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,” Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMCD, says. “We...