COVID-19 Updates

AMDA- Weekly wrap up and COVID-19 updates

COVID Pandemic Adds Urgency to Flu Study “This pandemic has opened some eyes to respiratory viral illness and has led to some re-education about influenza. Many experts of late are stressing a greater need than ever for people of all ages to get a flu vaccine,” says Ed Davidson, PharmD, MPH, partner at Insight Therapeutics … [Read more]

AMDA COVID-19 Updates – May 02 2020

Yesterday’s Headlines: New/Updated Guidance New Guidelines on Use and Reuse of PPE for COVID-19 CMS Issues Interim Final Rule for SNFs and COVID-19 Reporting News Reports HHS to issue guidance on federal oversight of assisted living by end of year Data Note: Requirements for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities in Response to COVID-19 Vary … [Read more]

COVID-19 UPdate- Increased Awareness and Proposed supply of LTC PPE

COVID-19 UPdate- Increased Awareness and Proposed supply of LTC PPE Yesterday’s Headlines: New/Updated Guidance CMS Announces Independent Commission to Address Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes   News Reports LTC now has higher federal priority for PPE, testing McKnight’s: Hospitals are heroic, while nursing homes are always to blame NYT: Old Drugs May Find a … [Read more]

AMDA COVID-19 Updates – April 28 2020

Thank you to our COVID-19 Expert Team: Ghinwa Dumyati, MD; Swati Gaur, MD, MPH, CMD; and Robin Jump, MD, PhD. Your exceptional work is an invaluable resource to your peers during this unprece-dented crisis. On behalf of the AMDA staff and your fellow members, we applaud your tireless efforts, dedication, and leadership. You make us … [Read more]