Geriatric Emergency Department (GED) Fact Sheet

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March 15, 2019
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Geriatric ED programs have been shown to increase patient satisfaction. Avoiding unnecessary hospitalizations is in keeping with the “4Ms Framework” of the growing “Age-Friendly Health System” initiative16, specifically “What Matters” to the patient. Older adult patients that received comprehensive geriatric assessment and enhanced transitions of care services reported higher patient satisfaction.