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Transforming Tricky Transitions: Optimizing care transitions for older patients in your emergency department

Friday, September 30 • 10:30 am - 2:00 pm  

Confused by the alphabet soup of facilities and agencies that provide care to older adults? Looking to improve care transitions for community-dwelling older adults? Want to improve communication with facilities transferring patients to your ED? Wondering how geriatric EDs optimize transitions and decrease hospital admission rates? Learn actionable information for these questions and more. Participation will count toward education requirements for geriatric ED accreditation.  Register now! https://www.acep.org/sa/education/pre-conference-courses/
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Given the growth of geriatric presentations in the ED, there is a need to proactively address the quality of geriatric emergency care to adequately care for elders in the ED. This podcast series will help to increase awareness of the need for enhanced focus on geriatric care in the ED, educate members and institutions on the GEDA program, explain how every institution, (large or small,) can achieve GED status, community benefits, and the value for stakeholders.

 

 

Kevin Biese, MD & Megan Donovan, MBA – The Value of Geriatric Emergency Departments Pt. 1Check out the latest episode of the Move to Value Podcast where we talk to Dr. Kevin Biese, from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and Megan Donovan, an Atlanta-based independent management consultant, about Geriatric Emergency Departments and the role they play in value-based care. View Podcast  

Kevin Biese, MD & Megan Donovan, MBA – The Value of Geriatric Emergency Departments Pt. 2Check out the latest episode of the Move to Value Podcast where we talk to Dr. Kevin Biese, from the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and Megan Donovan, an Atlanta-based independent management consultant, about Geriatric Emergency Departments and the role they play in value-based care. View Podcast  

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Why Geriatrics and Emergency Medicine? Kevin Biese, MD, MAT, FACEP talks with Ryan Stanton, MD, FACEP on Why Geriatrics and Emergency Medicine? This podcast addresses the broader needs of seniors in the ED and what is being done today to improve value-based care. View Podcasts  

Why GEDA? Why ACEP, and why is a geriatric ED important? Ryan Stanton, MD, FACEP talks with Sandy Schneider, MD, FACEP; Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP, FAAHPM; and Kevin Biese, MD, MAT, FACEP, in Why GEDA? Why ACEP, and why is a geriatric ED important? This podcast covers the evolution of care for older adults, how four EM organizations came together to spearhead and document standards of care to the point of achieving the ACEP accreditation program. Hear about the journey, the patient benefit, and stakeholder value. View Podcasts  

How does your institution become a GED? Ryan Stanton, MD, FACEP and his guests, Ula Hwang, MD, MPH, FACEP; Michael Malone, MD, and Kevin Biese, MD, MAT, FACEP, wrap up a three-part series on the Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) program. “How does your institution become a GED?” presents how your ED can become more geriatric-focused, expert advice and pearls, and available resources for providers and their EDs to get started. Listen to Podcast  

ACEP Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine Dr. Nicole E. Cimino Fiallos joins Dr. Danya Khoujah and Dr. Wendy Chang to discuss the September Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine Lesson “The Geriatric Emergency Department: A New Approach to Older Patients.” They share their insights into why it’s important to understand the unique challenges facing geriatric patients in the emergency department. Listen to Podcast  

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