Averting an Impending Storm: Can We Reengineer Health Systems to Meet the Needs of Aging Populations?
AbstractThe proportion of elderly in the world population is increasing. Health systems across the globe are ill prepared to meet the needs of aging populations. The needs of the elderly are different from the rest of the population. There is a need to reengineer the health systems so that the health outcomes of the elderly are optimized. [Plos Medicine]. URL:[http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1001267].
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Health Systems; ageing population; aging; chronic illness; dementia; Quality of care; chronic condition; diabetes; older adults; ambulatory primary and specialty care; hospital care; home care; elders; geriatric competencies; workforce; mortality; underinvestment; cost; users; health services;
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