AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is dedicated to excellence in patient care and provides education, advocacy, information and professional development to promote the delivery of quality post-acute and long-term care medicine.
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AMDA House of Delegates Votes to Change Name and Expand Membership
At AMDA — Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine's (AMDA) recent annual conference, the House of Delegates voted to change the organization's name to AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. The House of Delegates also voted to expand full membership to nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs). Read more.
AMDA Executive Director Named to Board of Examiners for 2014 National Quality Award
Christopher E. Laxton, CAE, has served as a national Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner since 2008. Read more.
Part One of Core Curriculum Now Available Online
You can now attend Part One of the AMDA Core Curriculum on Medical Direction in Long-Term Care from your home or office at your convenience – letting you work at your own pace, and take less time away from your practice and home. Read More.
Upcoming Live Webinar in August
AMDA’s next live webinar will examine prevention and management techniques for urinary incontinence and constipation, highlighting roles and responsibilities of individuals in the care team. Save by purchasing the webinar bundle. Read More.
NQMC Accepts Two Sets of
AMDA CPG Implementation Measures
The National Quality Measures Clearing House (NQMC) has now accepted two sets of Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) Implementation Measures to be published to the NQMC database. In June, 22 Pain Management Measures were accepted, and recently 21 Urinary Incontinence Measures were accepted. “AMDA is proud to continue to be involved in projects that support our mission of improving quality of care, and to now have two sets of quality measures included in the NQMC database,” said Executive Director Christopher Laxton, CAE.
AMDA is working to finalize its Heart Failure Quality Measures for its next round of submissions to the NQMC.
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