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May 25, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine expresses great concern with elements of the Administration’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget that would negatively impact the frail older adults the Society’s members and stakeholders serve...
May 17, 2017
A fresh look at how Do-Not-Hospitalize (DNH) orders affect the movement of skilled nursing care residents shows those residents with such directives experienced significantly fewer transfers to hospitals or emergency departments (EDs). Report...
April 7, 2017
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine held its 40th Annual Conference March 16-19 in Phoenix, AZ. It's amazing to reflect on, not only how much the Society has changed over the past 40 years, but also how much the post-acute...
March 29, 2017
The new president of AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine says she will continue to expand the organization's efforts to include care settings such as assisted living communities and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the...
March 29, 2017
AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 Board of Directors. Heidi White, MD, MHS, MEd, CMD, is the Society’s 2017-2018 President. She is Associate Professor of Medicine with tenure at Duke...
Resolution D17 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine work with the American Medical Association (AMA), American Health Care Association (AHCA), Leading Age and other interested parties to...
March 21, 2017
While medical directors have overall responsibility for resident care in nursing facilities, their roles are inevitably intertwined with survey findings and any ensuing legal actions, whether from CMS or collateral legal quarters. Additionally, both...
PURPOSE The purpose of this White Paper is to highlight the importance of Advance Care Planning conversations and informed medical decision-making in the PA/LTC setting. Additionally, the White Paper will serve to delineate the prerequisites and key...
March 19, 2017
Following the passage of resolutions at its annual conference, AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine will advocate for continuing care retirement community participation in an accountable care organization initiative and for...
March 20, 2017
Moving to extend its reach beyond its traditional membership base of nursing home medical directors, AMDA–The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine announced last week at its annual conference that a new Practice Management Section will...