Conference

The 27th Annual Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference takes place on April 1-3, 2016 at the Short Pump Hilton in Richmond, VA.

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Scholarships

Forty scholarships are made available to Virginia based providers to attend the annual conference.

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2016 VGS Conference

The 27th Annual Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference takes place on April 1-3, 2016 at the Short Pump Hilton located at 12042 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23233. Hotel reservations The hotel is now accepting reservations for the meeting.  Room rates are $149.00 per night (single or double) plus taxes and fees.  You may book your […]

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Transitional Care Programs: Health Reform Plan Examines the Benefit

Health reform experts predict transitional care will become more common across the country in the next few years, as long as health plans and hospitals are willing to pay for the extra staff required. “Trans Care” has already caught on in Virginia, with improved outcomes accompanied by significant cost savings. This article from Clinician Reviews […]

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VCU House Calls Program Profiled by Associated Press

(AP) House Calls- Updating Old Idea Seen As Saving Costs While Boosting Care

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LA Times Features VCU’s House Calls Program

In an article on August 25, 2009, the LA Times takes a look at the positive impact — in health outcomes and health care spending — that VCU’s House Calls program is making in the lives of critically ill patients on Medicare. Read the full story »

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More geriatricians needed for baby boomers’ care

Despite the increased need for geriatric specialists as the population ages, fewer medical school graduates — often deterred by the prospects of relatively low pay — are choosing to become geriatricians, writes Tammie Smith, for the Richmond Times Dispatch. Read the full article and view the video below »

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