Geriatrics

#PWChat – The Specialists’ Stranglehold on Medicine | Feature

Dr. Jamie Koufman will co-host a #PWChat TwitterChat/TweetChat with PW on August 16 at 9:00pm ET on what she believes to be one of the biggest factors affecting healthcare costs in the U.S.

The Specialists’ Stranglehold on Medicine | Medical Blog

Republicans are trying to cut health care spending. But hacking away at Medicaid, weakening coverage requirements and replacing Obamacare’s subsidies with a convoluted tax credit will not deal

TweetChat: Defensive Medicine, Associated Costs & How to Avoid Both | Medical Blog

Dr. Jeffrey Segal, MD, will co-host a tweetchat with PW on July 12, at 9:00pm ET on defensive medicine, associated costs, and how to avoid both.

Nearly 60 Percent of Seniors Use Cell Phones While Driving | News Brief

The distracted driving habits of young drivers have received a lot of media attention, with reports of Snapchatting, tweeting, texting and other dangerous behaviors. However, there has

Traditional Tort Reform Won’t Reduce Healthcare Costs | Opinion Article

Tucked into President Trump’s 2018 budget are several provisions to tackle medical malpractice reform, an effort to slash healthcare costs by seeking to impact the everyday practice

TweetChat: A Look at the Drivers of Increasing Healthcare Costs | Opinion Article

Dr. Linda Girgis will co-host a tweetchat with PW on June 21, at 9:00pm ET on the factors driving increasing healthcare costs in the U.S.

TweetChat – EHRs: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Part 2 | Opinion Article

Dr. Nicholas DiNubile will co-host a tweetchat with PW on June 7 at 9:00pm ET on the current status of EHR use in the U.S.

How Ethnicity and Culture Impact the Health and Well-Being of Older People | Opinion Article

With 10,000 people across the United States turning age 65 every day, virtually all doctors, nurses, social workers, and other health professionals will soon be caring for older adults.

One in Three American Adults May Have Had a Warning Stroke | News Brief

American Stroke Association conducted this survey.

#PWChat: Physician’s Weekly Live Chats on Twitter | News Brief

  Physician’s Weekly strives to keep our readers informed with the latest news and information in the healthcare industry. There are many moving parts to healthcare, and

Stroke Prevention May Also Reduce Dementia | News Brief

Ontario's stroke prevention strategy is also reducing incidence of dementia among people 80+.

Drinking Tea Daily May Protect the Elderly from Cognitive Decline | News Brief

Tea drinking reduces the risk of cognitive impairment in older persons by 50 per cent and as much as 86 per cent for those who are genetically at risk of Alzheimer's, new research suggests.

Video CME/CE: Pain Management & Opioids, With ZDoggMD | News Brief

Read all the "front matter" information to the right, watch the video below, then click the link at the bottom to complete the post-test and obtain credits.

Insulin Resistance May Lead to Faster Cognitive Decline | News Brief

Executive function and memory are particularly vulnerable to the effects of insulin resistance, Tel Aviv University researchers say.

Hospice Care in Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities and Patient Homes Compared in New Study | News Brief

"It has been a concern that patients who live in nursing homes or assisted living facilities may be getting potentially less hospice care than people receiving hospice care at home."

CME/CE: Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims | News Brief

A study has found that a small number of physicians with distinctive characteristics accounted for a disproportionately large number of paid malpractice claims.

Less Than Half of Elderly Hip Fracture Patients Take Vitamin D Supplements | News Brief

Despite national recommendations for daily vitamin D intake, a new study presented today at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found

Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims | News Brief

A study has found that a small number of physicians with distinctive characteristics accounted for a disproportionately large number of paid malpractice claims.

Collaborative Care Provides Improvement for Older Adults with Mild Depression | News Brief

Among older adults with subthreshold depression (insufficient levels of depressive symptoms to meet diagnostic criteria), collaborative care compared with usual care resulted in an improvement in depressive

Video – Against Medical Advice 001: HIMSS, the Robot Apocalypse, and Dark Side Tonight | News Brief

The following originally appeared at ZDoggMD.com.

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