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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Geriatric Branding

COSAR Community Conversation for MyAGSOnline Topic: Geriatric Branding World Health Organization’s recent report,  Aging and Health,  suggests that society needs to think differently about aging.  Do you agree? Johns Hopkins Geriatricians sampled Baltimore residents and asked,  “How well can a … Continue reading

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Mark your calendar 24th Annual Clinical Update

April 7-9, 2016 Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, Pittsburgh, PA  COURSE DIRECTORS: Judith S. Black, MD, MHA  Shuja Hassan, MD  Neil M. Resnick, MD Presented by The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society* ~ Western Division and UPMC / University of … Continue reading

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Distinguishing POLST From Death with Dignity Statutes

Distinguishing POLST From Death with Dignity Statutes Approved by the National POLST Paradigm Task Force on September 18, 2015 Some may have questions about the critical distinction between the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) movement and Death with Dignity … Continue reading

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CAPC Releases 2015 State-by-State Report Card on Access to Palliative Care

Newly released report on “America’s Care of Serious Illness: 2015 State-by-State Report Care on Access to Palliative Care in our Nation’s Hospitals”.  The report was conducted by the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and National Palliative Care Research Center … Continue reading

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