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Increasing Interaction between State Chapters and State Survey Agencies. AMDA Survey. 2006 3 state chapters responded Colorado, Missouri, Minnesota 2007 AMDA’s Survey of State Chapter Relationships with State Survey Agencies. 17 state chapters responded 2008 3 state chapter responded

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Increasing interaction between state chapters and state survey agencies

Increasing Interaction between State Chapters and State Survey Agencies


Amda survey

AMDA Survey

  • 2006

    • 3 state chapters responded

      • Colorado, Missouri, Minnesota

  • 2007

    • AMDA’s Survey of State Chapter Relationships with State Survey Agencies.

      • 17 state chapters responded

  • 2008

    • 3 state chapter responded

      • Florida, Pennsylvania, California

    • 1 state survey agency


Ahfsa

AHFSA

  • Association of Health Facility Survey Agencies

  • AMDA presence at the Annual Meetings

    • Offering medical director perspectives on the new guidance for surveyors

    • Hearing surveyor concerns regarding quality of care and lack of physicians in rural areas

      • medications


Amda state chapters

AMDA State Chapters

  • Long Term Care Advisory Boards

    • No formal physician advisory boards

    • MO and CO have similar experiences with representatives from facilities, administrators, ombudsmen, local surveyors

  • State chapter meetings (annual)

    • Invite state surveyor leadership to address


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AMDA State Chapters

  • Surveyor training

    • Surveyors interested in hearing the clinical implications of the new guidance to surveyors in the various F Tags

    • Offering to speak during training sessions

      • Colorado has a formal relationship

      • AMDA CPG

        • Fluids and hydration, diabetes, pressure ulcers

      • Other topics


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AMDA State Chapters

  • Attendance at monthly meetings

    • Colorado joint monthly meeting

      • Topics of interest to various members

        • Hospice

        • Advanced directives

        • Clinical case presentations

        • Rural facility challenges

        • AMDA Public Policy updates


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AMDA State Chapters

  • AHFSA leadership encourages AMDA Chapters to make contact with the state survey agency

    • Regional leaders named on AHFSA website

      • www.ahfsa.org


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AMDA State Chapters

  • Potential starts

    • Review of public health policies regarding infection control i.e., MRSA, TB, influenza

    • Advance directives

      • CPR

    • Offer to address surveyors on clinical topics such as diabetes, pressure ulcers


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AMDA State Chapters

  • Barriers

    • Time

    • Conflict of interests

    • Individual agendas


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AMDA State Chapters

  • How to contact me:Karyn Leible, RN, BSN, MD, CMD kpleible@comcast.net


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