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Anemia is a common problem in the post-acute and long-term care setting (PALTC) and can be associated with increased morbidity and reduced quality of life. Anemia is associated with increased disability, decreased physical performance, decreased...
AMDA Board of Directors President 2016-2017 Susan M. Levy, MD, CMD, AGSF, wants patients and their families to start asking their nursing homes and other facilities if their medical director is an AMDA Certified Medical Director (CMD). “It’s also...
A passion for quality improvement, a creative mind, and an innovative idea. These are the key ingredients in an AMDA Foundation Quality Improvement (QI) award winner. Just ask Marian McNamara, RN, MSN, 2014 award recipient for "Reduction of...
Nicole Brandt, PharmD, CGP, knows how effective the interdisciplinary team can be in addressing clinical issues such as sleep problems. That is why she jumped at the opportunity to co-present in last year’s (with AMDA Past President Eric Tangalos,...
Throughout her 30-year medical career, Sandra Garretson, MD, CMD, has been involved in countless training and education activities and values the support she gets from AMDA. “I like being able to access the AMDA webinar resources and the handouts...
Rebecca King-Tucker, MD, CMD, sleeps well at night…partly thanks to AMDA. “Practitioners can’t be as independent as we used to be. We have to band together to have a voice. I am confident that AMDA is advocating for me and the future of post-acute-...
The Futures Class of 2016 was a melting pot of young and mid-career practitioners, physicians, and advanced nurse practitioners. This year’s program hosted 69 participants from across the country and from different sizes and types of programs and...
October 31, 2013
Columbia, MD — After two years of work, AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has finalized competencies to provide attending physicians practicing in post-acute/long-term care (PALTC) with an evidence-based framework for the unique set...
January 6, 2014
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine is proud to announce the release of the latest in our long-term care information series, Oral Health in the Long Term Care Setting Tool Kit , along with a free compendium of resources. Poor...
March 5, 2014
At AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine’s (AMDA) recent annual conference, the House of Delegates voted to change the organization’s name to AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. The House of Delegates also voted to...