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Latest Geriatrics News

Antiarrhythmic Drugs May Up Fall Injuries in Older A-Fib Patients

Use of antiarrhythmic drugs is associated with a higher risk for fall-related injuries and syncope among older patients with atrial fibrillation, according to a study published online July 24 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing

Use of non-hospital-based provider-to-patient telehealth grew almost 1,400-fold from 2014 to 2018, according to a FAIR Health White Paper.

One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt

Nearly two-thirds of actively practicing physicians are still carrying medical school debt, according to the Medical School Debt Report 2019, published by the staffing firm Weatherby Healthcare.

Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015

Spending associated with essential medicines grew substantially from 2011 to 2015 for Medicare Part D beneficiaries, according to a study published online July 17 in The BMJ.