Topics Newsletter
MAGIC's TOPICS in Geriatrics Medicine and Medical Direction Newsletters

December 2017:Gay and Gray: LGBT Older Adults in Long Term Care
By, Marsha Berry, MA, 

October 2017:How Am I Doing? Understanding Postural Health
Sanjay Sarkar, MPT, MS, PhD

August 2017:Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Long-Term Care Use 
By Yinyin Li, PharmD, Joe Litsey, PharmD. CGP, and Anthony R Dehler

June 2017:AMERICAN MEDICAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION (AMDA) ANNUAL CONFERENCE PEARLS
by Emily Downing, MD, Roberta Meyers, MD and Paul Takahashi, MD

April 2017: Fostering Acute and Post-Acute Care Partnerships
by Gayle M. Kvenvold, MSW, President and CEO LeadingAge Minnesota; Rahul Koranne, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Minnesota Hospital Association; Kari Thurlow, JD, Senior Vice of Advocacy, LeadingAge Minnesota

February 2017: Quality Metrics in Post-Acute and Long Term Care: Making the Case
By Patti Cullen, CAE President/CEO, Care Providers of Minnesota

December 2016:A Call to Action: Antibiotic Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities
By Linn Warnke, RN, MPH, Amanda Beaudoin, DVM, PhD, DACVPM and Ruth Lynfield, MD

October 2016:Management of the Nursing Home Resident with Urinary Incontinence:
Rethinking the Approach 
by Jean F. Wyman, PhD, CNP, FGSA, FAAN

August 2016:Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program (SNF QRP):
Requirements for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Reporting Year
By Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

June 2016:Faulty Processes, Not Faulty Humans: The Causes of Human Error
By Jane Pedersen, MD, MS

April 2016:WHY PATIENTS LOOK TO THE LEGAL SYSTEM*
By Mark R. Kosieradzki


February 2016: The Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program
By Tom Arneson, MD, MPH

June 2011: The Role of the Medical Director
By John Mielke, MD