Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Poonam Modha on Monday, December 21st at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Dr. Modha will be presenting “Posttraumatic Stress Disorder- Diagnosis, Management, and Considerations for Covid-19”.

Dr. Modha completed her undergraduate studies at MIT, medical school at UMass, and residency in Psychiatry at Brown University. She is currently working in the hospital setting during the covid pandemic. Her previous roles include Associate Unit Chief at Butler Hospital’s ER, and Medical Director for Psychiatry at Optum Medical Services.

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Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Asif Merchant on Tuesday, December 22nd at 6 p.m. via Zoom. Dr. Merchant will be presenting “COVID-19 Vaccination: A New Dawn”. The presentation will cover the following:

 Information about COVID 19 vaccines
 Vaccine prioritization
 Vaccine in LTC potential concerns and practical tips

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Greater New England Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Virtual Annual Meeting

“3 Months of Tragedy - The Nursing Home COVID Experience”.


Featuring: Dr. Larissa Lucas, Medical Director at North Shore Physicians Group, and, Richard Bane, CEO of Bane Care
Time: Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 at 6 p.m. EST
To register: contact Nathan Strunk at nstrunk@mms.org

Richard C. Bane, Chairman and CEO of Bane Care Management LLC, operates 11 skilled nursing facilities and two assisted living facilities in Massachusetts. The organization currently comprises 1100 beds and manages over 1100 employees.

Professionally, Mr. Bane currently serves as Board Member and Past Chairman of the Massachusetts Senior Care Association, the state’s largest professional provider group, and now chairs that organization’s Legislative Committee. He lectures frequently on many aspects of senior services and post acute care and is considered one of New England’s senior care industry leaders.

Mr. Bane is also involved in a wide range of corporate and community service activities. He serves as a director of Eastern Bankshares, a $14.5 billion commercial bank, where he chairs the Bank’s Audit Committee. In addition, he serves as a member of the Bank’s Compensation, Risk Management and Nominating and Governance Committees. In 2015 he was named to the Leadership Council of nationally recognized Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care. He is also a Board member of Targeted Risk Assurance Company (TRACO), and Carney Hospital (Steward) in Dorchester, MA.

Mr. Bane is a graduate of Dartmouth College (A.B., Economics, summa cum laude) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A. with Distinction). He was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Salem State University.


Larissa Lucas, MD FACP HMDC is Medical Director at North Shore Physicians Group, part of Mass General Brigham Organization. She oversees a team of physicians and nurse practitioners who care for patients in 6 skilled nursing facilities north of Boston and provide home based care. She serves as Medical Director for two of those homes and Associate Medical Director at another. She is also a consultant for Care Dimensions, the largest hospice provider in Massachusetts.

During the COVID crisis she served as Medical Director of Boston Hope, the post-acute field hospital in Boston and advisor to Massachusetts Senior Care Association. She is currently co-facilitating an ECHO Cohort for the AHRQ/ECHO Nursing Home Project.
She graduated from University of Massachusetts Medical School and trained in internal medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance.

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Welcome to the Greater New England Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care.

The aim of this web site is to keep current and potential members up-to-date on pertinent chapter activities and on local and national issues in Long Term Care. Your input and involvement is welcome. This site will post original materials along with links to existing resources, tools, articles and legislative information that we hope will help advance our mission and to improve patient care and promote the professional development of long term care medical directors. We are here to help you provide the compassionate, quality care all long term care residents deserve.

 


 

Presentation at the MAMDA Sixth Annual Meeting

ACO/Health Care Reform Update Panel - Part I

Alam Abrams, MD; Jatin Dave, MD; Robert Driscoll, MBA
Moderator - Dr. Asif Merchant
Participants- Dr. Sanjay Shetty, Dr. Alan Abrams, Dr. Chuck PU, Mr, Robert Driscol, Dr. Jatin Dave