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Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution F96 Becomes Policy March 1996 AMDA resolves to work with HCFA to clearly display, on Durable Medical Equipment (DME) forms requiring physician signature for approval, the charge of the equipment being dispensed; and AND BE IT...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution K96 Becomes Policy March 1996 AMDA resolves to recommend that Nursing Home Medical Directors be selected based on their qualifications, training, and experience and not their ability to refer patients.
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution D97 Becomes Policy February 1997 The American Medical Directors Association recommends that each nursing facility should have available an ethics mechanism to assist medical directors, attending physicians, residents, families...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution I99 Becomes Policy March 1999 AMDA resolves to recognize the significance of end-of-life care planning. And, that all residents in nursing facilities should have access to appropriate end-of-life care. The expected outcomes are...
Resolution and Position Statements
RESOLUTION A07 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, AMDA supports the following positions: Collaboration among attending physicians, medical directors, and consultant pharmacists to promote improved care quality in nursing homes is desirable and...
Resolution and Position Statements
RESOLUTION B07 THEREBY BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA supports performance review conducted under the auspices of the Quality Assessment & Assurance process for all attending physicians caring for residents in long-term care facilities,...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy A09 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA work with the Georgia Medical Directors Association to establish in the United States Congress an annual national day of recognition for Long Term Care Physicians on March 20th.
AMDA’s Know-It-All TM system is designed to maximize quality care and avoid unnecessary emergency room visits and hospitalizations. Users of the system also state that it enhances teamwork and mutual respect, and the resident ultimately benefits. In...
A one-of-a-kind, 200-plus page guide on change of conditions for attending practitioners. Content is organized alphabetically by condition and includes the specific data they should be receiving from the nurse, suggested geriatric diagnoses related...
A series of data collection cards intended to help nursing staff physically evaluate patients and collect relevant medical history and related medical record data before notifying a practitioner about a resident’s change in condition. This allows...