| Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020
Though many clinicians work with older adults every day, they may not be aware of the best ways to identify and treat delirium.
| Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
A new report highlights the risks of over-prescribing and overuse of medications in older adults. Implementing Age-Friendly Health Systems best practices will help put the Lown report’s recommendations into action.
| Thursday, Feb 13, 2020
When Ahlam Mahmoud and colleagues discovered a discrepancy in the number of deaths reported in the hospital, it led to a re-design of the hospital’s data quality management system. By engaging clinicians, the team established training, communication, and recognition processes, leading to dramatic improvement in data quality to support decision making.
| Monday, Nov 25, 2019
Medication optimization is taking hold as health care providers envision a more comprehensive goal for patient care that involves decisions and processes related to medication management.
| Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Medication overload (also known as polypharmacy) is a serious problem among older adults. It’s getting new attention as efforts to make health care more “age-friendly” spread around the US.