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[NEW] GERI 2022-09-01: Text-mining of psychosocial information from patients' clinical notes improved prediction of readmission risk

GERI 2022-05-001: Older adults in an Integrated Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of Primary Care in Singapore reported better satisfaction of needs and self-management of health


Healthy ageing in the
COVID-19 era

GERI's Executive Director Associate Professor Ding Yew Yoong observed that healthy ageing among older adults, as the COVID-19 era has demonstrated, calls for targeted and holistic efforts to strengthen both intrinsic capacity and extrinsic environments—key to preventing functional decline among older Singaporeans.

Patient-Centred Medical Home (PCMH) show benefits for older adults with complex needs

A six-month study on the PCMH discovered that older adults who were cared for by a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals such as doctors, registered nurses, programme coordinators and care managers, appeared to be more engaged in managing their health and were more proactive in being healthier.

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