Interprofessional Views on Geriatric Rehabilitation and HealthRoles, Responsibilities, and Implications of Health Care Practitioners Providing Interprofessional Collaborative Practice to the Geriatric PopulationO'Rourke, Beth OTD, OTR/L, BCPR; Widenhoefer, Tricia PT, MSPT, CBIS; Reimer, Nila PhD, RN; Vazquez, Emilio MD, FAAFP; Wolpert, Chantelle PhD, MBA, GCAuthor Information Huntington University, Fort Wayne, Indiana (Dr O'Rourke); Trine University, Angola, Indiana (Ms Widenhoefer); Indiana University Fort Wayne, Indiana (Dr Reimer); and Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences, Trine University, Angola, Indiana (Drs Vazquez and Wolpert). Correspondence: Beth O'Rourke, OTD, OTR/L, BCPR, Huntington University, 1819 Carew St, Fort Wayne, IN 46805 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Dr Beth O'Rourke is a peer reviewer for the journal Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation.The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation: July/September 2018 - Volume 34 - Issue 3 - p 165-170 doi: 10.1097/TGR.0000000000000189 Buy Metrics Abstract Health care providers are facing escalating growth within the number of geriatric patients as well as increased medical complexity and soaring health care costs. There is a movement in place refocusing efforts to provide new models of health care concentrated on treating individual complexities of the aging populations as a team. Research shows interprofessional collaboration improves patient outcomes, patient safety, and staff morale while decreasing hospital admissions, length of hospital stays, and staff turnover. The purpose of this article is to show research supporting the implementation and benefits of interprofessional collaborative practice use in geriatric health care settings. © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.