Tag Archives: seniors

The Journey Of Geriatric Emergency Medicine: Acceleration, Diffusion, And Collaboration As Keys To Continued Growth

Continuing to grow the field of geriatric emergency medicine will require increased collaboration between policy makers, health care administrators, clinicians, caregivers, and patients to ensure emergency departments deliver appropriate care to seniors.

September 12, 2017

How Dorothy Rice Helped Transform Health Care In America And Inspired A Generation of Researchers

Dorothy Rice, who passed away on February 25, 2017, was a giant in the field of health services research, conducting groundbreaking studies and mentoring others who continue to contribute to the field.

April 7, 2017

Age-Friendly Health Systems: How Do We Get There?

The new paradigm for an age-friendly health system is based on patients’ goals and values, and on improved outcomes and lower costs of care within the walls of the hospital and beyond, says The John A. Hartford Foundation. It aims to test the new Age-Friendly Health Systems approach to care by...

November 3, 2016

Integrating Health Care And Housing To Promote Healthy Aging

By 2030, 74 million Americans will be 65 years of age or more. Ensuring a safe, age-friendly home and utilizing the home as a potential site of care for seniors should be seen as important policy objectives to support care management.

May 23, 2016

Increasing Access To Dental Care For Seniors To Improve Overall Health

A foundation, soon to open a Senior Dental Center, is also exploring which are the appropriate payment and reimbursement models to tackle the cost and access barriers preventing seniors from receiving proper oral health care.

April 26, 2016

Oral Health, Veterans’ Health: Tidbits From The Grantmakers In Health Conference

News from a big conference of health foundations in March 2016.

April 12, 2016

Evaluating A New Era In Medicare Hospice And End-Of-Life Policy

The coming year will bring changes to end-of-life policy, raising key questions and metrics that should be used to evaluate the impact of the reforms.

December 22, 2015