Search results for "Geriatrics"

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Incentive programs yield mixed results for expectant internists

To qualify for the bonus, a physician must designate himself or herself in a primary care specialty (general internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics or geriatrics).
July 2011

Nominees named for College Officer, Treasurer and Regents

Residency: University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Mo. Certifications: Internal medicine, 1980; geriatric medicine, 1992.
November 2012

First do no harm

One of the ancient principles of medicine is Primum non nocere , the Latin phrase that means "First, do no harm". It means that sometimes do...
July 2019

Positions on health care reform aren't all black and white

CMS. There has been progress. The RUC recently agreed to add two more seats, one for geriatrics and one for primary care, in addition to the current seats for ACP, the ... Other improvements in the way that the RUC and CMS establish relative values are
July 2012

Letters to the Editor

As a practicing physician over the last 30 years (general internal medicine and geriatrics< a> primary care), I've seen the cost of seeing a patient go up far faster than
September 2012

Target preop visits for efficiency, best outcomes

Chest. 2012; 141:e326S-50S. [PMID: 22315266] doi:10.1378/chest.11-2298. Ersan T.Perioperative management of the geriatric patient.
September 2014

Risk of financial abuse in elders should draw internists' attention

Dr. Forciea is also co-director of the Geriatric Education Center of Greater Philadelphia. ... Q: Where is education on the topic available? A: There's currently an ongoing CME program nationally that's being coordinated by the Geriatric Education Center
July 2012

The danger of hospitalization

As an academic hospitalist, I see how the hospital affects patients. The hospital has become a necessary evil for those who are very sick. B...
July 2019

IM 13: Not all elderly are the same

Chapman, DO, FACP, in an Internal Medicine session this morning on geriatric oncology. ... Therefore, one of the first steps in cancer treatment decision making for elderly patients should be a geriatric assessment.
July 2019

PQRI improvements based on physician feedback, says CMS

Many of the 153 individual measures most relevant to internists—including those for diabetes, coronary artery disease, and some geriatrics measures—only require one eligible encounter report during the 12-month
April 2009

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