Clinical CareUse Geriatric Assessment to Predict Hospital and Long-Term Care Utilization
New research shows how specific impairments can determine the likelihood of increased healthcare services utilization among older cancer patients.
Clinical CareHow Johns Hopkins Created a Preferred SNF Network
Components of Johns Hopkins' SNF collaborative include a rigorous process for selecting partner facilities and establishing a management framework.
Clinical CareOlder Adults With Joint Replacements Recover At Home, Not Rehab
Home-based recovery appears to be best if the procedure is elective, friends and family are available to help and someone...
Clinical CareAdopt New Approach to Coaching Patients With Multiple Morbidities
Capacity coaching helps older patients with multiple health conditions who are overwhelmed by their illnesses and treatment.
Clinical CarePatients Experiment With Prescription Drugs To Fight Aging
A small but growing number of doctors prescribe drugs 'off-label' for their possible anti-aging effects, even though there is scant...
Clinical CareListening To Older Patients Who Want To Stop Dialysis
Older adults with advanced kidney disease who want to forgo dialysis often encounter resistance from physicians, who observers suggest are...
Clinical CareTarget Your ER's Frequent Flyer Geriatric Patients
Predictors of frequent geriatric users of the emergency department indicate that a multidisciplinary approach to care is required.
Clinical CareBreak the Hospital-SNF-Hospital Cycle at the End of Life
For clinicians, effective communication with patients, families, and colleagues is crucial to achieve optimal care in the final months of...
Clinical CareOhio Health System Launches Aging Institute
ProMedica's initiative is designed to help the country rise to the challenge of the exploding senior population.
Clinical CareHow You Can Curb Postoperative Delirium
For patients at high risk of postoperative delirium, interventions include medication management and family education.
Clinical Care5 Approaches to Improving Home Care Safety
Several steps are required to accelerate home care safety, including a commitment to self-determination and fostering a safety culture.
Clinical CareOhioHealth Finds Partner to Help Care for Underserved Seniors
Partnership with Miami-based company features high-intensity primary care with capitated financing model.