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Gary Tetz

Courage is contagious

Facility staff have no idea if catching COVID-19 will be merely an annoyance or a life-threatening battle, a parking ticket or a death sentence. But still, they go.

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,…

Focus on life safety during the management of COVID-19

As skilled nursing facilities around the nation rise to the challenges of managing this current infectious disease outbreak, providers must remain focused on maintaining a safe environment of care within their buildings. Complying with Life Safety Code requirements is the first step in helping to promote safety for all building occupants. Here are some points…

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