Kevin Biese, MD, Teresita Hogan, MD, Michael Malone, MD
Ahead of the release of a supplement for the Journal of Geriatric Emergency Medicine, GEDC Faculty share important information about the care of older adults in the ED as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise in many areas of the US.
At Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, the move towards being a senior-friendly ED has been a project of more than 15 years. It has been an organic approach to system transformation – i.e. one little change at a time leading to bigger changes.
Aaron Malsch MS, RN, GCNS-BC and Lisa Entringer RN
The Geri ED program at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Centre started in 2014 at the grass-roots level where a team of ED RNs & MDs came together to address the vulnerabilities of older adults who present in the ED but are discharged back to the community.