Transitions of Care

Filter By
April 24, 2015
The notion that a hospital remains the safest place for old patients dies hard. Many families still believe their aging relatives belong in a hospital when they’re ailing. But 20-plus years of research have documented the risks of hospitalization...
Transitions of care involves the movement of a patient between care settings and the transfer of information with them to facilitate a seamless continuum of care and to enable patients’ wishes to be followed - no matter where in the continuum of...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution L93 Becomes Policy December 1993 AMDA resolves that the American Medical Association recommend that the Secretary, in conjunction with health care professionals and skilled care providers, define a subset of patients (or DRGs) for whom...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to present the following resolution to the AMA: that the American Medical Association (AMA), in conjunction with AMDA and other interested organizations, develop a proposed procedure to promote...
Resolution and Position Statements
RESOLUTION D07 BE IT RESOLVED, that the American Medical Directors Association request that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services amend the Medicare Conditions of Participation for hospitals to require a medication profile (that includes...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy B08 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, AMDA make it a priority to work to improve and standardize the flow of critical information between the long-term care continuum through collaboration with other stakeholder organizations, including the AMA. AND...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy D08 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that both AMDA and AMA, as stated in policy since 1993 (AMDA HOD Resolutions L93 and C94), oppose the Medicare 3-day acute care hospitalization eligibility requirement for SNF admission. AND BE IT FURTHER...
Resolution and Position Statements
Policy G11 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA - Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine should work with other stakeholders in LTC to investigate, monitor and/or determine specific recommendations ACOs should follow in the following areas to promote...
For Kendra Sheppard, MD, MSPH, CMD, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is as important as a comfortable pair of shoes on a long walk or a good night’s sleep before a grueling trip. Her membership prepares her,...
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...