Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Use of Home-Based Medical Care and Disparities.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

OBJECTIVES: To examine the volume of home-based medical care (HBMC) visits made to frail older adults between 2011 and 2014 and sex, racial, ethnic, frailty-related comorbidity, and geographic disparities in HBMC use.

DESIGN: Observational study using secondary data.

Creation of an Interprofessional Teledementia Clinic for Rural Veterans: Preliminary Data.

Publication Date: 
Mar 15, 2017

The teledementia clinic is a new model of care that expands the reach of specialized geriatric and dementia care using clinical video telehealth (CVT) to rural veterans, who frequently lack access to specialty care.

Telemedicine for Specialist Geriatric Care in Small Rural Hospitals: Preliminary Data.

Publication Date: 
Jun 20, 2016

Small rural hospitals admit and manage older adults who, in city hospitals, would usually be offered geriatrician-supported comprehensive geriatric assessment and coordinated subacute care if required. Distance and diseconomies of scale prohibit access to the conventional in-person approach.

Cellular telephones measure activity and lifespace in community-dwelling adults: proof of principle.

Publication Date: 
Feb 14, 2011

OBJECTIVES: To describe a system that uses off-the-shelf sensor and telecommunication technologies to continuously measure individual lifespace and activity levels in a novel way.

DESIGN: Proof of concept involving three field trials of 30, 30, and 21 days.