Frailty continues to be a hot topic in geriatrics. The American Geriatrics Society defines frailty as “a state of increased vulnerability to stressors due to age-related declines in physiologic reserve across neuromuscular, metabolic, and immune systems.” The end state of frailty is a failure to thrive. How can providers assess frailty? There is no “one” […]
The second three semi-finalists for the iMedicalApps Medicine 2.0 Research award include a data how thousands of patients use a drug adherence app, an entirely iPhone based frailty test, and a new way for health teams to communicate.