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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...
This guide is intended for use by caregivers of older adults in the community. It is intended to help the caregivers of older adults to recognize a change in condition, gather information about what is going on, and to communicate that information...
This medication manual provides practitioners and staff in assisted living communities with information and tools to improve medication management and reduce medication errors. It is intended as a guide for best practice. By using the tools in this...
January 24, 2013
Columbia, MD — AMDA—Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) has been officially approved for membership in the Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA). LTQA was formed three years ago in response to the growing demand for long term services and...
March 27, 2013
Columbia, MD — AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is proud to announce involvement in two National Quality Forum (NQF) Measure Applications Partnership (MAP) Workgroups. MAP provides suggestions and input to the U.S. Department of...
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...
April 14, 2015
Columbia, MD - The AMDA Foundation presented its 2015 Quality Improvement Awards during the AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine Annual Conference 2015, held in Louisville, KY, March 19-22. Foundation Board Chair Paul Katz, MD...
April 15, 2015
Columbia, MD – The bill known as the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 , which includes the repeal of the sustainable growth rate (SGR), was passed by the Senate late Tuesday night, after being passed by the House of...
December 1, 2015
AMDA Board member Kevin O'Neil, MD, CMD, comments on three tools that have shown success in improving the quality of care provided to skilled nursing residents that also work well for residents of assisted living communities.