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This session is based upon the White Paper being prepared by the AMDA Transitions of Care Committee on the role of dementia in increasing unnecessary hospital re-admissions and poorer outcomes for those residents. The role of the skilled nursing...
This session will provide an overview of the Texas Medicaid 1115 Waiver Program and how this has afforded opportunities to develop new models of interprofessional geriatrics care for underserved Medicaid and dually eligible populations in Texas...
Chronic conditions such as diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure are prevalent in the PALTC setting. This workshop will discuss the recently updated clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) developed to improve the...
White Paper
March 2009 I. Introduction Issues related to transitioning patients across sites of care increasingly have been in the national spotlight. There is evidence that poor transitions may result in adverse outcomes such as an avoidable re-hospitalization...
White Paper
March 2010 I. Introduction The purpose of this white paper is to recognize and emphasize the importance of efficient patient-centered processes for transferring patients from the acute-care hospital (ACH) to skilled nursing facility/nursing facility...
White Paper
March 2016 I. INTRODUCTION The forceful consequence of dementia was referred to as a “tidal wave” at the First World Health Organization (WHO) Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia in Geneva, Switzerland, where it was estimated...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution G-16 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that that AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine adopt as policy that Mental Status be instituted when information is transmitted as patients transition between sites of care - both...
This book addresses current issues surrounding hospital readmissions and the practice of post-acute and long-term care (PALTC). Thoroughly updated, the Second Edition of this practical pocket guide presents new regulations governing these services...
March 6, 2016
AMDA Board Member Kevin O'Neil, MD, CMD, talks about the top three clinical areas AMDA has identified on which assisted living providers need to focus.
If you could access essential health information electronically from any participating site of care, send and receive standard documents for consultation, evaluation in the emergency department (ED), and transfer to a patient-centered medical home (...