Clinical Care162 Hospitals and Physician Practices Earn Age-Friendly Health Systems Recognition
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement initiative is promoting a four-part framework of evidence-based care for Americans over age 65.
Clinical CareIn Search Of Age-Friendly Health Care, Finding Room For Improvement
For older adults, health care facilities can be difficult to navigate and, occasionally, perilous.
Clinical Care14 Care Team Factors Linked to Safety for Older Hospital Patients
Care team factors associated with patient safety include teamwork, a multidisciplinary approach, knowing each other, and openness to questions from...
StrategyThe Return on Investing in Elder Care
The business case for age-friendly health systems offers push to standardize best practices.
Clinical CareTarget and Manage Frequent Geriatric Utilizers of Your Emergency Room
More emergency departments are helping to manage the care of medically complex older adults.
Clinical CareThe Talk Seniors Need To Have With Doctors Before Surgery
It's a common complaint that surgeons don't help older adults and their families understand the impact of surgery in terms...
Clinical CareCreator Of Brain Exam That Trump Aced Demands New Training For Testers
The creator of MoCA says growing worries about the validity of test results have pressed him to require those who...
Clinical CareCommon Medications Can Masquerade As Dementia In Seniors
Older adults are highly susceptible to negative responses anticholinergic drugs?a wide-ranging class of medications.
Clinical CareTraining, Policy Changes Would End Clinician Shortages in Palliative Care, CAPC Leader Says
A worsening shortage of palliative care physicians is predicted over the next 14 years. One healthcare leader suggests ways to...
Clinical CareMore Seniors Are Dying In Falls. Doctors Could Do More To Reduce The Risk.
Experts call for a personalized approach to preventing falls, more involvement by clinicians and motivating older adults to take action.
Fall-related Death Rates Triple for US Seniors
The absolute number of fall-related deaths for seniors ages 75 and higher increased from 8,613 in 2000 to 25,189 in...
Clinical CareA Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine
Imagine if the phases of later life were mapped and expertise in aging were valued, not discounted.