American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

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Forester BP, et al. Enhancing clinical care and collaboration with aging patients: Geriatric psychiatry and new models of care. Presented at: American Psychiatric Association annual meeting; May 21-25, 2022; New Orleans.

Disclosures: Forester reports funding from the National Institute of Aging; being a principal investigator for Biogen, Eisai Inc. and Eli Lilly and Co.; as well as a consultant for CVS Health and Patina Health.
June 08, 2022
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VIDEO: Better screening for cognitive issues needed

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Forester BP, et al. Enhancing clinical care and collaboration with aging patients: Geriatric psychiatry and new models of care. Presented at: American Psychiatric Association annual meeting; May 21-25, 2022; New Orleans.

Disclosures: Forester reports funding from the National Institute of Aging; being a principal investigator for Biogen, Eisai Inc. and Eli Lilly and Co.; as well as a consultant for CVS Health and Patina Health.
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NEW ORLEANS – Clinicians need to do a better job screening for mild cognitive impairment, Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc, said at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting.

“There are a number of models of care that have been developed in the past 2 decades that have been shown to not only reduce overall medical expenditures — such as emergency room visits and health care costs associated with hospitalizations — but are also shown to improve quality of life of the individual with dementia,” Forester said.