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Resolution and Position Statements
Position Statement F03 Becomes Policy March 2003 Physicians, consultant pharmacists, and provider pharmacies play an important role in ensuring optimal outcomes of drug therapy, including provision of appropriate, effective and safe medications...
Resolution and Position Statements
Introduction The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) was founded on the premise that physician involvement in long term care is essential to the delivery of quality long term care. Attending physicians should lead the clinical decision-...
March 19, 2015
Macon Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recognizes the role of physician leaders in quality person-centered care by celebrating the annual National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians on March 20.
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution G95 Becomes Policy October 1995 AMDA resolves that the American Medical Association advocate for uniform state based requirements that both Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing facilities retain only licensed physicians as nursing home...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B96 Becomes Policy March 1996 The American Medical Directors Association resolves to petition the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Family Practice, and the American Osteopathic Association to reinstitute a...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution F96 Becomes Policy March 1996 AMDA resolves to work with HCFA to clearly display, on Durable Medical Equipment (DME) forms requiring physician signature for approval, the charge of the equipment being dispensed; and AND BE IT FURTHER...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution D97 Becomes Policy February 1997 The American Medical Directors Association recommends that each nursing facility should have available an ethics mechanism to assist medical directors, attending physicians, residents, families and...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution H97 Becomes Policy February 1997 AMDA resolves to actively support the responsibility of the LTC physician to decline, when appropriate, adjunctive treatments and services in the facility without recrimination.
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution N02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to support the California Medical Association's resolution at the AMA House of Delegates promoting geriatrics CME training for physicians caring for the elderly in long term care facilities.
Resolution and Position Statements
RESOLUTION A07 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, AMDA supports the following positions: Collaboration among attending physicians, medical directors, and consultant pharmacists to promote improved care quality in nursing homes is desirable and feasible...