As a practicing physician over the last 30 years (general internal medicine and geriatrics<a>primary care), I've seen the cost of seeing a patient go up far faster than
Many of the 153 individual measures most relevant to internists—including those for diabetes, coronary artery disease, and some geriatrics measures—only require one eligible encounter report during the 12-month
Allan L. Goulding, FACP, an internist dedicated to geriatric care, died on Sept. ... Dr. Goulding had a particular interest in geriatrics and worked as medical director for four years at St.
Fortunately, he had maintained medical licenses in a number of states and recertified in geriatrics.
As an academic hospitalist, I see how the hospital affects patients. The hospital has become a necessary evil for those who are very sick. B...
CMS. There has been progress. The RUC recently agreed to add two more seats, one for geriatrics and one for primary care, in addition to the current seats for ACP, the ... Other improvements in the way that the RUC and CMS establish relative values are
David Reuben, MD, FACP, chief of geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, said that in his experience with a geriatric population, the side effects
Even geriatric patients should be questioned about their sexual history. “My oldest HIV patient is 88 years old,” Dr.
Marcum, PharmD, MS, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
She cites as areas of special interest primary care and preventative medicine, special medical problems of women, geriatric medicine, difficult diagnosis and medical peer review.