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Alli Luke
The Harm of Unintentional Ageism Author: Alli Luke
Providing specific services and supports for older adults is necessary. But we do them a disservice when we fail to recognize they have needs and ...
Tags: Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Person- and Family-Centered Care

Oct 02, 2019 04:03 PM
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Terry Fulmer
The Hidden Drug Problem of Older Adults: Medication Overload Author: Terry Fulmer
Medication overload (also known as polypharmacy) is a serious problem among older adults. It’s getting new attention as efforts to make health car ...
Tags: Age-Friendly Health Systems, Medication Safety, Medication Reconciliation, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Patient- and Family-Centered Care, Quality Improvement

Aug 20, 2019 04:22 PM
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Maura Brennan
Keep Adapting to Achieve Better Care: An Age-Friendly Success Story Author: Maura Brennan
A physician shares what she’s learned about improving care for older adults. It's now part of a multi-stakeholder effort to make their city an age ...
Tags: Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Delirium, Joy in Work

Aug 13, 2019 04:48 PM
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IHI Multimedia Team
Getting Down to the Business of Providing Better Care for Older Adults Author: IHI Multimedia Team
Providing optimal care for older adults - also known as "age-friendly" care - prevents harm and enhances the experience of care. Providing age-fri ...
Tags: Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Quality, Cost, and Value, What Matters

Jul 01, 2019 04:55 PM
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Kate Lally
How to Talk to Your Patients about End-of-Life Care Author: Kate Lally
IHI has developed sample dialogues and case studies in a new toolkit to help address some of the challenges of engaging with patients and families ...
Tags: Conversation Ready, The Conversation Project, Person- and Family-Centered Care, End-of-Life Care, Communication, Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Hospice

Jun 17, 2019 09:49 AM
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