News Articles on 'Geriatric Medicine'
Study offers novel approach to geriatric person-centered care
In a study published today in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael DeBakey VA Medical Center describe ways to make person-centered care—a novel approach to healthcare that puts personal ...
Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 03 Oct 2018
It Pays to Know: Top 4 Key Areas in the Field of Geriatrics
Geriatrics play an essential role in the life of every parent for their unique healthcare needs. It is the branch of medicine or social science that specializes health and care for the elderlies.
Published: 06 Oct 2018
Journal of Law and Medicine update: Vol 26 Pt 1
MEDICAL ISSUES – Editor: David Ranson Geriatric Forensic Medicine – A Specialty that can no Longer Wait to be Realised – David Ranson and Joseph Ibrahim The rise in the population and the growth in the proportion of the elderly in our population are ...
Source: Thomson Reuters Communities
Published: 08 Oct 2018
Geriatric medicine course is in NYC this September
The Intensive Board Review Course in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is a four-day (Sept. 14-17) program at Baruch College Vertical Campus Conference Center, New York City. This course is designed for clinicians and those taking the geriatric medicine ...
Published: 05 Oct 2018
Emergency Medicine Research on Display at ACEP18-Scientific Assembly
18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present nearly 500 studies during ... Experts will present their data on topics ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics, opioids, mental illness, diagnostic imaging, toxicology ...
Source: PR Newswire
Published: 18 Sep 2018
AIIMS launches mobile geriatric healthcare van
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), along with Healthy Aging India and Rotary Club International on Monday, launched ‘360 Degree Doctors at Doorstep Programme’ comprising two mobile geriatric healthcare vans for 21 Old Age Homes and ...
Source: The Pioneer
Published: 01 Oct 2018
Why geriatric behavioral health CBOs should embrace data in value-based era
Northwell opened its Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in 2011. —J.L. New York–Presbyterian Hospital is seeking approval from the state Department of Health to move its geriatric program currently located in the Irving Sherwood Wright ...
Source: Crain's New York
Published: 14 Sep 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: 31 Jul 2018
Faculty & Staff
Dr. Tinetti is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health and is Chief of Geriatrics at Yale School of Medicine. She is a leading expert in the area of falls and fall injury risk factors identification and prevention. Her current research focus is on ...
Published: 29 May 2018
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
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
What happens to a friendship when one partner is diagnosed with dementia? Rebecca Genoe, an associate professor in the faculty of kinesiology and health studies at the University of Regina, and Haley Rutherford, a master’s student in the department, are ...
Published: 08 Aug 2018
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
Peter Van Ness, PhD, MPH
Dr. Van Ness is a senior biostatistician at the Program on Aging in the Geriatrics Section of the Department of Internal Medicine of the Yale University School of Medicine. He is also the Co-Director of the Biostatistics Core of the Yale Program on Aging.
Published: 28 Aug 2017
Too Few Doctors Practicing Geriatric Medicine
Addressing Congress earlier this month, President Barack Obama reiterated his goals for health care reform: lower costs, higher quality, consumer choice and expanded coverage. These are absolutely essential goals. Achieving them, however, will be difficult ...
Source: Hartford Courant
Published: 28 Jun 2009
Geriatrics dept in MKCG demanded
The Manav Adhikar Suraksha Manch in its 62nd phase of the Ghanta Yatra (cymbal beating rally) demanded that the MKCG Medical College Hospital Superintendent open a geriatrics department ... Niramaya Medicine stores and as well as in various departments ...
Source: The Pioneer
Published: 03 Oct 2018
Alexian Brothers PACE Providing Geriatric Medicine in Hamilton County
Chattanooga, Tenn. (WDEF) – As ten thousand people turn 65 years old every day, the need for geriatric medicine grows just as quickly. In Hamilton county, older adults can seek healthcare from PACE, a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly.
Published: 13 Jun 2016
ABIM Announces Members of New Geriatric Medicine Board
(PRLeap.com) Philadelphia, PA, February 25, 2016 - The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) today announced the formation of a new specialty board devoted to Geriatrics. The new board will join the 11 other ABIM specialty boards. ABIM also announced ...
Source: Digital Journal
Published: 25 Feb 2016