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AMDA's 2015 Annual Conference


A37 - Innovation and Transformation in Assisted Living


Mar 19, 2015 8:00am ‐ Mar 19, 2015 11:30am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $24.00

Description

Accreditation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine designates thisInternet Enduring Material for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPLM Designation Statement: This Internet Enduring Material has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 3.5 management hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM.  Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.

Session Description:
This session will address a wide range of issues of interest to practitioners caring for residents in the assisted living setting. Two recent CMS Innovation Grant projects, including one about the use of INTERACT in AL, will be presented. Clinical issues such as billing/coding, vaccinations and antipsychotic medication reduction will be discussed. Also being addressed will be literature concerning medical care and person-centered care, as well as a panel regarding future developments in the assisted living industry.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Discuss recent assisted living innovation grants
  • Describe several clinical issues practitioners face in the assisted living setting                 (i.e. billing/documentation, vaccination practices, quality improvement projects)
  • Review current assisted living literature in person-centered care

Speaker(s):
Josh Allen, RN
Daniel Haimowitz, MD, CMD
Alan Kronhaus MD
David Kyllo
Kevin O’Neil, MD, CMD
Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP
Lindsay Schwartz, PhD
Richard Stefanacci, DO, CMD
Sheryl Zimmerman, PhD

Disclosure(s):
Dr. Kronhaus - Doctors Making Housecalls: Co-Founder & CEO; Dr. O'Neil - Employee: Brookdale Senior Living Services.

Reference(s):
This intensive came from volunteers from the AMDA AL committee topics/format are FLEXIBLE. Part of the sessions could come from the CEAL AL 2.0 summit and a session at CALA both being held in October (in DC and CA, respectively) I will coordinate the sessions, get the appropriate number of speakers, and make sure there is no duplicate presentation of materials, I am completely at the behest of the Program Committee. There's enough material here for 2 full Thursday Intensives. This can be tailored to one intensive or several stand-alone presentations. Or you don't have to pick any. It is all completely up to you, I am happy to help in any way possible. Topics may include: -- data from Innovation Challenge Grant on INTERACT for AL/INTERACT - AL rollout (Kevin O'Neil, LuAnne Leistner) -- NCHS data from the National Survey of Long-Term Care Providers, the AHCA Quality Initiative including resources to reduce hospital readmissions and  off-label use of antipsychotics, and AHCA collaboration with the New Jersey Hospital Association's Patient Safety Organization to collect clinical data (Dave Kyllo, Lindsay Schwartz) -- how good medical care can help older adults age in place in  AL, focusing on health promotion, optimal medication management, disease management, immunizations and optimizing function and physical activity as well as brain health (Barb Resnick) -- review of systems necessary for quality care AL and working with CRNPs and AL staff to reduce hospital readmissions. Increasing complexities of care, expectations of family and responsible parties and associated risk concerns along with current trends influencing care of AL residents will be discussed with emphasis on practical day to day strategies healthcare professionals in AL may  implement to improve resident outcomes and care operations (Josh Allen, Rita Vann, Sandi Flores) -- highlights from CEAL AL 2.0 conference - -involves: Role AL Plays in Healthcare Now and does AL Stay Relevant for the Future; what consumers can expect from providers in the coming years; what AL needs to develop to be a better health care  partner and AL - specific areas including Acute care, Chronic care, Affordability, Workforce capacity, Regulations/public policy, and Technology (Dan Haimowitz) -- Journal Year in Review for AL (Sheryl Zimmerman) -- Person-Centered Care in AL (Sheryl Zimmerman) -- AMDA Initiatives for AL (Kevin O'Neil).

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