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March 13, 2014
Columbia, MD - AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has decided not to finalize its proposed rule to eliminate protected class status for several...
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...
April 29, 2014
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA), along with Consumer Reports, is proud to announce the release of a new, free consumer resource, “ Cholesterol Drugs for People Over 75 .” The resource, a two-page...
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...
June 30, 2015
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (AMDA) member David A. Nace, MD, MPH, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine , will be leading a $1.5 million national trial to examine methods to reduce unnecessary use...
July 10, 2015
Columbia, MD – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) President Naushira Pandya, MD, CMD, FACP, has been invited to participate in the White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA), Monday, July 13, 2015. The 2015 WHCOA is...