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How can a facility send anemic patients out for blood transfusions without having them admitted to the hospital? This was the challenge Hebrew Home at Riverdale in Bronx, NY, faced, and medical director Zachary Palace, MD, CMD, discovered that some...
Recorded Webinar: Meeting the Challenge of Younger Adults in Long-Term Care Date: July 27, 2016 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm ET Speaker: Rebecca L. Ferrini , MD, MPH, CMD This program highlights issues with the fastest growing populations in the long-term...
June 29, 2016
The long-term care population has grown more diverse in age and ethnicity over recent decades, according to new research published in JAMDA: The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
June 27, 2016
It is estimated that a population of 12 million receives long-term services and supports. A new article by David Stefan, Sheikh F, Mahajan D, et al. published in the July issue of JAMDA reveals important information about the post-acute and long-...
June 16, 2016
JAMDA – The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is now the second most cited journal in Thomson Reuters’ Geriatrics/Gerontology category. The publication’s 2015 impact factor rose to 6.616, a large increase from the 2014 impact factor...
June 15, 2016
The CMS says it has surpassed its goal for reducing the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes. Patient advocates, however, are expressing skepticism over the claim.
This is Domain III of V of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine's Competencies Curriculum for Attending Physicians Practicing in Post-Acute and Long Term Care . See below for information on content included in Domain III,...
This is Domain II of V of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine's Competencies Curriculum for Attending Physicians Practicing in Post-Acute and Long Term Care . See below for information on content included in Domain II,...
This session will present the significant issues involved with mood disorders in long-term care. We will discuss the prevalence, impact, differential diagnosis and the diagnostic pearls of mood disorders in late-life. There will be a short...
The Seniors Quality Leap Initiative (SQLI) is a collaborative established in 2011 of 12 long-term care facilities in Canada and the United States with the goals to improve quality of care and patient safety by sharing performance data and specific...