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Time well spent: One hour to better outcomes with an in-home health evaluation

By Marc Rothman, MD on 10/25/21 6:56 PM

Time has a special meaning in geriatrics, for both patients and the geriatricians like me that treat them. Older patients are focused on maintaining their function and independence so they can enjoy every day-week-month as happily and healthily as they can. Geriatricians know that to achieve those goals, we need time to connect with patients on both a personal and professional level. Doctors have traditionally been lucky to spend even 15 minutes with their patients — just enough time to cover the chief complaint and maybe some chronic disease basics. 

Topics: Medicare Advantage SDOH Value-based care Healthy aging
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Moving Health Home: A New Coalition with a Bold Vision

By Damien Doyle, MD on 3/3/21 6:15 AM

As the saying goes, “home is where the heart is.” Those working in healthcare also know this to be true, “home is where the health is.” Today marks an important milestone towards making the home a viable health hub for more people with the launch of the Moving Health Home coalition.

Topics: Healthcare Policy Homeward Healthy aging
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Healthy aging: Learnings from the homefront

By Signify Health Team on 9/23/20 11:39 AM

September is Healthy Aging month, and anyone with older friends or family members wants them to be able to live their healthiest life, in the place where they are most comfortable and around the people they care about the most. 

Topics: SDOH Healthy aging