The trouble with hospitalized seniors Dr. Brian Goldman

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The trouble with hospitalized seniors

Interesting Blog Post by Dr. Brian Goldman, he of “White Coat, Black Art” CBC Radio and  podcast. reporting on a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) uncovers a big gap in health care.

Hospital readmissions are a huge and growing problem in Canada. Researchers from Alberta and Ontario looked at more than 700,000 Ontario patients over the age of 65 with an average age of just over 78 years of age. Read more…