Month: June 2010

Elizabeth Ayello PhD, RN Blogs on MDS 3.0 sDTI Coding

Another guest post by Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, MAPWCA, FAAN. I was pleased with the response to my first guest post on Dr. Levine’s healthcare blog.  One question in particular regarding suspected deep tissue injury (sDTI), written by Laura DiGiulio CWOCN, particularly deserves

  30.06.2010

Aging and Invisibility

My aging related art was recently covered in a post written by Paula Span in the New York Times blog, The New Old Age.  It was gratifying to spend time with this outstanding journalist and share my images, many of which are finally being shown after

  26.06.2010

Geriatrics, Humanistic Medicine, & Art

I recently served as keynote speaker at the American Medical Directors Association annual meeting in Long Beach, California.  The reason AMDA picked me was my photos of aging, which you can view on my online portfolio.  The title of my talk was Geriatrics, Humanistic Medicine, &

  14.06.2010

Essentials Of MDS 3.0 Section M: Skin Conditions

This article was published in  Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 23(6):273-284, June 2010. This is a CME (Continuing Medical Education) article published in the June issue of Advances in Skin & Wound Care.  It gives the basics of revised MDS 3.0 specifically regarding the section

  13.06.2010

Long Term Care Preparing for MDS 3.0

Guest Post by Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, MAPWCA, FAAN. Are you ready for the changes in MDS 3.0, Section M: Skin Condition? Having just developed the slide materials and provided the instruction on this for the CMS “Train the Trainer” programs in April

  7.06.2010

Another Cover Photo on The Gerontologist

The June, 2010 cover of The Gerontologist features one of my many images of aging.  I have been photographing human aging for the past twenty years, and this magazine has been publishing my work as cover art since 1996.   Links to more Gerontologist covers as well as

  1.06.2010

Dr. Jeffrey M. Levine has authored numerous articles on topics related to healthcare of the elderly. These include medical history, prevention and treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers, elder neglect and abuse, and physical restraints. He has also edited a book on legal and regulatory aspects of nursing homes.