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Arif Nazir, M.D., CMD

Arif Nazir, M.D., CMD

Arif Nazir is Signature HealthCARE's chief medical officer.

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Dr. Arif Nazir, Chief Medical Officer at Signature HealthCARE

This too shall pass! PALTC is united

When a crisis hits, besides shedding light on the system gaps, it also highlights the strengths of a community. The stresses of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) have clearly highlighted the many positive attributes of the post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) community. As the president of AMDA, The Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine,…

Patient-Driven Payment Model: What’s in the name?

Though it’s less than a week to go and many colleagues are jittery and restless, I also have seen a feeling of excitement that has been missing for years in the post-acute setting. The Patient-Driven Payment Model arrives on Oct. 1 and turns on its head the reimbursement philosophies in skilled nursing facilities as the…

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