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).
Residency: University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Mo. Certifications: Internal medicine, 1980; geriatric medicine, 1992.
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...
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
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
Chest. 2012; 141:e326S-50S. [PMID: 22315266] doi:10.1378/chest.11-2298. Ersan T.Perioperative management of the geriatric patient.
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
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...
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.
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