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September 4, 2013
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has partnered with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® Campaign to encourage discussions among physicians, patients, and other health care...
December 16, 2013
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is pleased to announce the release of a program of free, interactive courses aimed at decreasing the inappropriate use of antipsychotic medications for nursing home residents and...
March 3, 2014
The core of AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA’s) mission is to improve and advance the quality of care provided to post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) patients. Much has improved in this setting over the years, and the recent...
April 24, 2014
Columbia, MD – In 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) set a goal of reducing antipsychotic use in long-stay nursing home residents by 15% nationwide. Recently, the agency announced that this goal has been met. AMDA—The...
July 8, 2014
Washington, DC – Last week, CCAL – Advancing Person-Centered Living, The Eden Alternative, Planetree and AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA), all founders of the Dementia Action Alliance, convened the 2nd Dementia...
September 19, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine supports the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care’s new goals, announced today , to further reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in long-stay nursing home...
March 20, 2015
Louisville, KY – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has partnered with the ABIM Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® campaign to encourage discussions among physicians, patients, and other health care stakeholders about...
November 4, 2015
Playing online games which exercise reasoning and memory skills could have major benefits for older people, a wide-scale study has found. The research was published in JAMDA .