TITLE

What the VA can teach us about geriatric care

AUTHOR(S)
RATNER, EDWARD R.; WEST, MELISSA; HARTWIG, KRISTOPHER N.; MEYER, BRUCE C.
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Minnesota Medicine;Jan2013, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The authors discuss two health care programs under Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System which are being used at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minnesota. They mention that one is Community Living Center (CLC) which is an onsite 74-bed, three-unit service that provides several services including geriatric care and palliative care. Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) program is another program which aims at delivering services at a patient's home to prevent hospitalization.
ACCESSION #
85106369

 

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