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Monthly Archives: April 2017

POLST UPDATE – Legislation announced April 18

Plans for POLST legislation were announced on April 18, 2017.    The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) has prepared “How POLST Helps Physicians, Patients with End-Of-Life Care Decision,” and can be viewed by clicking on the link below: https://www.pamedsoc.org/advocate/topics/general/POLSTPressConference   To watch … Continue reading

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25th Annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine conference held at Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

More than 350 geriatrics professionals from all disciplines, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, social workers, long-term care and managed care providers, and health care administrators participated in the 25th Annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine conference held at the … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh site of 15h Annual HELP Conference

The 15th annual National Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) conference was held in conjunction with the Clinical Update conference  April 6-8. This two-day international conference educated HELP teams with strategies for delirium prevention, and insights to learn to use HELP … Continue reading

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Geriatrics Society Recognizes David C. Martin Award and Geriatrics Teacher of the Year Award Recipients

The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division announced the 2017 recipient of the David C. Martin Award, Ms. Rebecca Abay, a third-year medical student attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Ms. Abay received an honorarium to defray the … Continue reading

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