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Update: COVID-19 in Geriatrics and Long Term Care
April 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm MT
This interactive Office Hours session will feature special guest speakers, Dr. Joseph G. Ouslander and Dr. William Russell. Dr. Ouslander recently published a COVID-19 special article and editorial in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. He and Dr. Russell will review these publications and will share key updates, actionable guidance, and resources to assist long-term care providers in their COVID-19 prevention and preparedness efforts.
- Coronavirus-19 in Geriatrics and Long-Term Care: An Update
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Geriatrics and Long‐term Care: The ABCDs of COVID‐19
Dr. Ouslander’s distinguished career and lifelong achievements in clinical geriatrics include the creation and dissemination of Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers (INTERACT), a quality improvement program that assists long-term and post-acute care organizations in improving care and reducing unnecessary hospitalizations and their related complications and costs.
Dr. Russell is an internist and geriatrician focused on value-based care for seniors in the ambulatory setting. He serves as the medical lead for Conviva Care Centers in Palm Beach County Florida, responsible for the care of over 25,000 older patients. He was a technical lead at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT for the Transitions of Care Challenge Grants.
Dr. Christine LaRocca, a fellowship-trained, board-certified geriatrician and Medical Director for Telligen, will serve as the facilitator for this office hours call.
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