News Articles on 'Geriatric Medicine'
Dr. Lisa Walke joins Penn Medicine as chief of geriatric medicine
Dr. Lisa Walke has joined Penn Medicine as the new chief of geriatric medicine. In her previous position as associate chief for clinical affairs of the Yale Geriatrics section, Walke improved patient experiences, lowered cost and had other accomplishments ...
Source: Philadelphia Tribune
Published: 07 Aug 2018
IU Center to Focus on Regenerative Medicine
Regenerative medicine focuses on repairing and replacing tissue and ... cardiology & heart surgery, and geriatrics. The owner of multiple McDonald's locations in Michiana says major modernization investments by the parent corporation and individual ...
Source: INside INdiana Business
Published: 15 Aug 2018
First-year medical students take a big step at White Coat ceremony
who also is professor of family medicine and geriatrics and holder of the May S. and John H. Hooval Dean’s Chair in Medicine. White Coat ceremony: trust between doctors and patients Serving as the ceremony’s keynote speaker was Lawrence Opas ...
Published: 15 Aug 2018
Bioelectric Medicine Market Opportunity Analysis, 2018-2026
Other factors that boost growth of the bioelectric medicine market include increasing number of diseases in geriatric population such as cardiac arrhythmias, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, and depression, and rise in chronic ...
Published: 09 Aug 2018
Home Health Nurses Lack Training in Geriatric Frailty, Depression
Older adults with depression show a greater base level of frailty, according to a American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry study from 2014 that analyzed the correlation between depression and frailty. Along with those two issues, about 80% of older adults ...
Source: Home Health Care News
Published: 10 Aug 2018
Speaking through a translator, former personal support worker Jie Xiao stood in an Ottawa courtroom on Thursday in front of the children and grandchildren of the elderly man he assaulted to tell them he was “deeply sorry” for what he had done.
Source: Ottawa Citizen
Published: 01 Jul 2018
Specialist in Geriatric Medicine Joins Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board
Premier global nutrition company Herbalife (HLF), announced today Roberto Vicinanza, M.D., Ph.D., a leading specialist in age-related diseases, has been appointed to the Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB). “Herbalife Nutrition is committed to ...
Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 30 Oct 2017
ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine
ElderConsult is a geriatric medical practice, founded by Elizabeth Landsverk, MD in 2006 and based in Burlingame, CA. Dr. Landsverk is a triple board-certified Geriatrician, Internist and Palliative care physician, with extensive experience in addressing ...
Source: USA Patch
Published: 02 Oct 2017
Ask a Geriatrician: What is geriatric medicine?
A. Geriatric medicine focuses on achieving the highest possible level of physical and mental function through a comprehensive, patient-centered approach to care of older adults — people ages 65 and older. Q. What type of training does a geriatrician have?
Source: The Daily Progress
Published: 26 Jan 2017
5 Essentials of a Geriatric Emergency Department
Biese says the geriatric emergency services program is making steady progress at UNC. "We don't have a separate geriatric ED at UNC, nor do I necessarily think we should. Through education and care processes, and now starting on structure, we are in the ...
Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 17 May 2016
Dugan named to lead Division of Geriatric Medicine
Laura Dugan, M.D., the Larry L. Hillblom Chair in Geriatric Medicine at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), will join the Vanderbilt faculty on April 7 to direct Vanderbilt University’s Division of Geriatric Medicine, a division of the ...
Source: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 03 Apr 2014