Tackling the challenges faced by Physicians while treating Geriatrics

The Challenges in Geriatric Medicine The projected population of geriatrics is about 19.7 percent of the total population by the year 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In light of such projections, it becomes clear that physicians and health care providers are definitely going to face growing number of elderly patients in their […]


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Medicare Cuts and Geriatric Medicine

The proposed Medicare cuts by President Obama and the Congressional “Super Committee” does not bode well for physicians and geriatric medicine in the country. Although the cuts would ensure that Medicare bankruptcy would be postponed and the Federal deficit reduced, it has long term negative consequences for long-term care hospitals, nursing homes, home health facilities, […]


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