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February 15, 2016
Zachary Palace, MD, CMD, winner of the AMDA Foundation 2015 Quality Improvement Health Outcomes Award, talks about an innovative breakthrough technology that “invisibly” and accurately tracks patients with no wires. The solution aimed to assist...
April 21, 2015
Treating all elderly people in the U.S. with lipid-lowering drugs would result in 8 million additional statin users and prevent 68,000 deaths from coronary heart disease, assuming the treatment caused no harm, researchers reported.
June 20, 2015
A recent study published in JAMDA found that resistance training can positively affect cognitive abilities of seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s.
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution D99 Becomes Policy March 1999 AMDA resolves to contact HCFA to open a dialog with its representatives and other interested parties on the issue of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other life prolonging measures in long term care...
Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is a serious health problem, the most common arrhythmia requiring hospital admission, and is associated with an increase in mortality. Because the prevalence of AF increases steadily with age, the number of patients in the...
Antithrombotic therapy represents the mainstay of treatment and preventive measures in patients with atherothrombotic diseases. Both the incidence and prevalence of these diseases increase with age. Patients residing in the post-acute and long-term...
As the part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) and Consumer Reports Health has created multiple free resources for patients and their families. “ Cholesterol drugs for people 75 and...
November 26, 2012
Columbia, MD – AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has released the latest version of their Antithrombotic Tool Kit. The AMDA Antithrombotic Tool Kit – the only one of its kind – consolidates up-to-date information on the changing...
April 29, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA), along with Consumer Reports, is proud to announce the release of a new, free consumer resource, “ Cholesterol Drugs for People Over 75 .” The resource, a two-page...