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New Geriatrics Research Demonstrates the Feasibility, and the Promise, of Care Based On Patient Priorities

“Health care providers often focus on a particular medical condition and, as a result, lose focus on what is most important to a patient,” said Caroline Blaum, MD, the Diane, and Arthur Belfer Professor of Geriatric Medicine and director of the ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 03 Oct 2018

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

New York Academy of Medicine President Dr. Judith A. Salerno Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

and Chief Consultant for Geriatrics and Extended Care for the U.S. Veterans Health Administration. A board-certified physician in internal medicine, Dr. Salerno earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a Master of Science degree in Health ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Devices Market – Newer Areas of Application in Medicine 2025

The growing geriatric population worldwide is one of the key factors fueling the growth of this market as ocular conditions such as high myopia, diabetic retinopathy, and cataracts are more common in aged people. The growing awareness brought about by ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 08 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 massage 'takes my cares away' and relieves chronic aches and pains, patients say

Ronna is a caregiver to her 90-year-old husband, who is losing his memory. She’s in good hands with certified geriatric massage therapist Nicole Joy at Think Whole Person Healthcare in Omaha. Joy’s touch relieves arthritic joints, relaxes tight muscles ...

Source: Omaha
Published: 15 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 ...

Source: Observer
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

Global Geriatric Medicine Market 2017-2023 - Market was Worth $622.17 Billion in 2017 and is Estimated to Grow to $947.9 Billion by 2023

The "Global Geriatric Medicine Market - by Therapeutic Category, Condition, Region - Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Updates (2017-2023)" report has been added to's offering. The Global Geriatric ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 10 Sep 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

Geriatric Medicine

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

Sarcopenia risk elevated for older adults with diabetes, high body fat percentage, low BMI

“In elderly diabetes patients, sarcopenia has been considered a preliminary stage to the need for long-term care,” Yuki Fukuoka, of the division of endocrinology, metabolism and geriatric medicine at Akita University Graduate School of Medicine in ...

Source: Healio
Published: 16 Oct 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

Geriatric Medicine

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 ...

Source: Leader-Post
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

Take advantage of free Medicare Wellness Visit to catch health risks early

Linda Roers, a geriatric educator with the Montana Family Medicine Residency at RiverStone Health, can be reached at 651.6484 or

Source: Billings Gazette
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Millennials Need to Start Voting Before the Gerontocracy Kills Us All

Our ruling political party is dominated by geriatric billionaires and millenarian ... stomach to mess with boomers’ beloved socialized medicine and basic income programs. Of course, many GOP ...

Source: New York Magazine
Published: 16 Oct 2018

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

( 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

The global herbal medicine market is expected to reach USD 117.02 billion by 2024

For instance, in geriatric patients, extracts and other liquid dosage forms ... The rigorous focus on developing better extraction and purification techniques by herbal medicine manufacturers is expected to fuel the market. Furthermore, respective ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 08 Oct 2018

Global Medical Fluid Bags Market Will Reach USD 3.71 Billion By 2024: Zion Market Research

Chronic diseases require long-term hospitalization, which, in turn, facilitates administration of medicine ... was majorly due to the increasing geriatric patient pool coupled with increasing ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 16 Oct 2018