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Business & Aging

Monthly Archive (Business)

posted 03.09.2017
These are times of great ferment in relation to prescription drugs, especially as they relate to older patients. Controversy and change are brewing in the areas of medication research, approval, promotion, pricing and reimbursement. Read More
posted 03.09.2017
Aging service providers have an essential role to play in ensuring the well-being, vitality and quality of life of individuals, families and communities. Yet if they are to flourish in a rapidly changing social, political and economic environment, it is essential that leaders of these organizations... Read More
posted 01.27.2017
“We developed a number of contractual arrangements with local hospitals, health plans, and medical practices to embed our staff in their facilities, and collaborate in engaging older adults in the work we do.” Read More
posted 01.27.2017
Social service agencies must realize they bring value to the table and have that confidence coming into the conversation. Read More
posted 12.09.2016
Intergenerational exchange about technology products reflects a new trend: one where older adults, who are typically thought of as late adopters of technology, are beginning to find that their opinions are valuable and sought after by tech inventors.  Read More
posted 12.09.2016
As ASA members are increasingly in the position to identify, recommend and implement technology-based solutions for clients, families and policymakers, it is incumbent upon us to stay abreast of the exciting benefits and challenges that technology-enabled solutions offer. Read More
posted 11.01.2016
The healthcare system is in transition from more is better, to better is better; from organizational incentive to system incentive; and from “my patient” to “our population.” This transition amplifies the need to strengthen a network of multiple provider types, payers and... Read More
posted 08.08.2016
Why did the United States suffer a reversal in gains in life expectancy and why do we linger at the bottom for high-income countries? Read More
posted 07.28.2016
I am writing to clarify information regarding certification of the gerontological social work workforce, as addressed in Gregg A. Warshaw and Elizabeth J. Bragg’s article, “The Essential Components of Quality Geriatric Care. Read More
posted 07.06.2016
Home- and community-based service providers (CBO) are well-positioned to partner with the medical care sector. Success in forming and implementing these partnerships requires CBOs to adopt an outside-in business mindset. Read More

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Gerontological Nursing: Shaping Healthcare for those who Shaped Canada Event Details
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