Howard Gleckman, Contributor

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Name: Howard Gleckman, Contributor
Date registered: October 27, 2016
URL: http://www.forbes.com/healthcare/

Latest posts

  1. Compassion Isn’t Enough For Family Caregivers. They Need Training Too — January 14, 2020
  2. Urging Doctors and Health Systems To Recognize The Importance Of Social Supports To Patients — October 2, 2019
  3. Psychedelics and Seniors: Can Drugs Such As Marijuana And Psilocybin Improve Their Quality Of Life? — September 18, 2019
  4. Are We Nearing The End Of Medicare’s Three-Day Rule That Makes Patients Pay For Skilled Nursing Care? — August 19, 2019
  5. Medicare For All Has Nothing To Do With Medicare. Call It Something Else — July 31, 2019

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Compassion Isn’t Enough For Family Caregivers. They Need Training Too

Family caregivers need more than love and compassion. They need to be trained, and a new study shows they rarely are

Urging Doctors and Health Systems To Recognize The Importance Of Social Supports To Patients

The Influential National Academy of Sciences urges doctors and health systems to increase their focus on the social needs of their patients.

Psychedelics and Seniors: Can Drugs Such As Marijuana And Psilocybin Improve Their Quality Of Life?

Is marijuana good for seniors? We don’t know, and that’s a problem.

Are We Nearing The End Of Medicare’s Three-Day Rule That Makes Patients Pay For Skilled Nursing Care?

Is Medicare’s dreaded three-day rule coming to an end?

Medicare For All Has Nothing To Do With Medicare. Call It Something Else

Medicare for All is universal public insurance, but it is not Medicare. Bernie Sanders should call it something else.

Working Too Hard For A Good Death: Has Competitive Dying Become A Thing?

We all want a good death. But are we trying too hard to achieve an often-impossible goal?

Too Many Older Adults Are Falling, Endangering Themselves And Costing Billions

Too many seniors are falling. The medical system is starting to pay attention but it needs to do more.

Washington State’s Public Long-Term Care Program Is On The Verge Of Becoming Law

Washington State is on the verge of passing the nation’s first universal public long-term care insurance program. How would it work?

Drugs Are Keeping Seniors Healthy, And Hurting Them

We are living in the age of prescription drugs. They can turn once-fatal diseases into manageable, chronic conditions. But especially for older adults, many of whom take five or more medications each day, they can cause illness or even death.

Is Washington State About To Okay Public Long-Term Care Insurance?

Washington State is debating the nation’s first public long-term care insurance program. It could be a game-changer.

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