Geriatric Medicine News and Events
A trial led by Drs. Namita Ahuja and Sachin Yende seeks to reduce hospital readmissions
1 in 3 sepsis survivors die within a year. An innovative trial led by Drs. Namita Ahuja (UPMCHealthPlan and Pitt Geriatrics) and Sachin Yende (PittCCM and VAPittsburgh) seeks to reduce hospital readmissions with an award from PCORI and help from @SepsisAlliance. READ...
Study by Drs. Weiner and Rossi suggests benefits of Aging Back Clinics
A study by Drs. Debra Weiner and Michelle Rossi suggests that use Aging Back Clinics (ABC) for older adults with chronic low back pain (CLBP) may reduce both pain and exposure to other potential morbidity. Weiner DK, Gentili A, Rossi M, et al. Aging Back Clinics—a...
Dr. Aditi Gurkar presents at TEDxPittsburghWomen
Aditi Gurkar, PhD, presented "The Science Behind the Future of Aging" at the TEDxPittsburghWomen event on December 6, 2019. Watch and listen to her talk below. Dr. Gurkar is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, and a Principal...
Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine Set for March 5-7, 2020
The Annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine conference, which will be held March 5-7, 2020, at the Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, is expected to attract about 400 attendees. This year’s event will feature a wide array of expert speakers who will present the...
Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine Set for April 25-27, 2019
Early registration at a reduced rate for the annual Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine continues through March 21, 2019. The conference, which will be held April 25-27, 2019, at the Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, is expected to attract about 400...
Curavi Acquires TripleCare, Prepares to Rapidly Expand Telemedicine Services
Curavi Health Inc. has acquired TripleCare, a New York-based provider of telemedicine services for skilled nursing facilities. The acquisition positions Curavi, a wholly owned subsidiary of UPMC Enterprises, for rapid growth. Together, the combined entity will serve nearly 100 facilities across 14 states.
Pitt, UPMC Plan $200 Million Immunotherapy Center, World-Class Innovation Hub in Bloomfield
The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC are partnering to create a UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center (ITTC), which will be based in a world-class innovation hub to be developed in Bloomfield. UPMC has made an initial $200 million, three-year funding...
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