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
2015 was a hard year for my father. He's a remarkably healthy 89-year-old, with no diabetes, no hypertension, and (most importantly) he's go...
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
Chest. 2012;141:e326S-50S. [PMID: 22315266] doi:10.1378/chest.11-2298. Ersan T. Perioperative management of the geriatric patient.
One of the ancient principles of medicine is Primum non nocere , the Latin phrase that means "First, do no harm". It means that sometimes do...
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
Dr. Forciea is also co-director of the Geriatric Education Center of Greater Philadelphia. ... Q: Where is education on the topic available? A: There's currently an ongoing CME program nationally that's being coordinated by the Geriatric Education Center
Fortunately, he had maintained medical licenses in a number of states and recertified in geriatrics.
This issue also features a Q&A about how to detect and prevent financial abuse in geriatric patients, especially those with multiple chronic conditions, who are often most vulnerable.
Even geriatric patients should be questioned about their sexual history.“ My oldest HIV patient is 88 years old,” Dr.