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
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I highly recommend a provocative essay by Ezekial Emanuel that appears in the October 2014 issue of the Atlantic. Dr. Emanuel is a prominen...
Yep. And see, this? This is one of the hard things we navigate in patient care, particularly when it involves our geriatric population.
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
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
2015 was a hard year for my father. He's a remarkably healthy 89-year-old, with no diabetes, no hypertension, and (most importantly) he's go...
Fortunately, he had maintained medical licenses in a number of states and recertified in geriatrics.
This issue also features a Q&A about how to detect and prevent financial abuse in geriatric patients, especially those with multiple chronic conditions, who are often most vulnerable.
Even geriatric patients should be questioned about their sexual history.“ My oldest HIV patient is 88 years old,” Dr.