LTC Population Health is here! Sea Change arrived at AMDA 2017

The world of long-term care medicine changed, quietly, on the afternoon of March 18, 2017. That was the day the first functioning LTC ACO was described in public. The event was the practice management pre-meeting at AMDA 2017, and the presenter was the Genesis HealthCare ACO. Genesis, the country’s largest nursing facility chain, with over … Click to continue reading

Rod Baird’s Recap of the AMDA 2016 Convention

This blog post covers the LTPAC Practice Management highlights from the American Medical Directors Association meeting in Orlando, FL during March 2016. For the first time in my 10+ years of participation, almost all of the pieces of the LTC and PAC puzzles were on display.They included: Major facility EHR vendors’ embrace of physician portals, including … Click to continue reading

March Madness at AMDA 2015 Annual Meeting – power play by team BPCI sweeps the event.

The PA/LTC medical community arrived in Louisville, KY just as the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament kicked-off.  Perhaps the manic energy of the fans in this basketball crazed State was infectious?  Perhaps it is just that full effects of the PPACA’s tsunami in health/medical services finally hit the PA/LTC community? Regardless of the reason, … Click to continue reading