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White Paper C11, Becomes Policy March 2011 Introduction Medical directors of nursing facilities/skilled nursing facilities oversee both the implementation of resident care policies and overall coordination of medical care.1,2 There are...
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White Paper B11 Background and Purpose Nationwide, nursing facility care is changing from long-term custodial care of frail elders to complicated and resource-intensive post-hospital care. The population of people receiving care in nursing...
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Introduction In 1974, in response to identified quality of care problems, Medicare regulations first required a physician to serve as medical director in skilled nursing facilities and to be responsible for the medical care provided in...
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...
This webinar recording reviews the regulatory requirements for the skilled nursing facility level of care and the role of the medical director and attending physician in documenting, ordering, and certifying these services, and working with the...
This webinar discusses how the facility medical director can work with infection control practitioners and/or DON to develop policies and procedures to address current issues. It will also discuss how the medical director can get buy-in from medical...
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.
April 14, 2015
AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the AMDA Foundation honored three medical directors at AMDA’s recent annual meeting.
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution A94 Becomes Policy June 1994 RESOLVED: The American Medical Directors Association encourages the Health Care Financing Administration to recognize that the cognitive services of the medical director can reduce drug expenditures...
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...