Clinical CareSeniors Often Face New Disabilities After Hospital Discharge
Research suggests that these new disabilities can lead to readmissions, placement in a nursing home, and continued declines in patients'...
Clinical CareMandatory Testing Shows Cognitive Deficits in Late-Career Clinicians
About 13% show problems likely to impair their ability to practice medicine.
Clinical CareIHI Looks to Expand 'Age-Friendly' Health Systems
An age-friendly health system uses an evidence-based framework called the 4Ms to improve outcomes, shorten hospital stays, and meet the...
Clinical CareHome Health Market to Expand, Staffing Obstacles Remain
Over 61% of respondents said staffing is the biggest problem facing their organization.
StrategyThe $11M Medicare Tool That Gives Seniors the Wrong Insurance Information
The Trump administration redesigned the online Medicare Cost Finder for seniors to compare complex health insurance options. But consumer advocates...
Clinical Care4 Models to Operate Geriatric Emergency Departments
The four different approaches to establishing geriatric emergency department services vary in the amount of resources required.
Clinical CareWhen it Comes to Frail Patients, There's No Such Thing as Low-Risk Surgery
Study calls for universal pre-surgery frailty screenings, even for procedures determined to be of low or moderate risk.
NursingNurse-Led Program Improves Care of Older Adults
NICHE program supports healthcare organizations in caring for older adults.
Clinical CareFall Prevention Needs More Attention, Senators, Witnesses Say
Cost to Medicare and Medicaid is estimated at $37.5 billion annually.
Clinical Care'Fear Of Falling': How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed
Hospitals have become so overzealous in fall prevention that they are producing an 'epidemic of immobility.'
Drumbeat Builds For A Peace Corps Of Caregivers
HHS is taking steps to establish a National Volunteer Care Corps.
Clinical CareGeography Determines Access to Palliative Care
The study found that 90% of hospitals with palliative care are in urban areas, and 17% of rural hospitals with...