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The plus of 65+

D'Avolio, Deborah A. PhD, APRN-BC; Heike, Mary Ellen MMHS,RN; Burke, Debra MBA, MSN; Gallivan, Theresa MSN

doi: 10.1097/01.NUMA.0000403277.19626.01

The introduction of a 65plus program at one facility helped create system changes to improve the care of older adults.

At Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass., Deborah A. D'Avolio is a geriatric specialist for the 65plus program, a nurse scientist at the Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research, and an associate professor at Northeastern University School of Nursing; Mary Ellen Heike was a senior project manager, Department of Nursing, and is presently a director at CVS Caremark, Minute Clinic; Debra Burke is an associate chief nurse, Women and Children, Mental Health, and Community Health Nursing; and Theresa Gallivan is an associate chief nurse.

The introduction of a 65plus program at one facility helped createsystem changes to improve the care ofolder adults.

The authors disclose that they have no significant relationship with or financial interest in any commercial companies that pertain to this article.

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