Jeffrey M. Levine MD | Geriatric Specialist | Wound Care | Pressure Ulcers - News on Dr. Levine's medical and consulting practice, and reflections on our healthcare system.

Archive for March, 2011

15 Years of Covers on The Gerontologist

This video explores my photographic work that has appeared on the cover of The Gerontologist (TG) over the past 15 years.  The Gerontologist is published by Oxford University Press, and is the flagship journal of the Gerontological Society of America, and is devoted to multidisciplinary research and education in all aspects of aging. I started publishing photos on TG back in 1996.  The subjects include friends, teachers, …Read More

Free Online Training for MDS 3.0 Section M: Skin Condition

  This is the video of the pressure ulcer assessment and coding training session for MDS 3.0 Section M: Skin Condition that I delivered in Las Vegas on August 10, 2010.  It was posted online by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on January 20, 2011.  This lecture was part of the CMS sponsored introduction to MDS 3.0 that was free to any facility or provider who …Read More

Pressure Ulcer Guide Exhibited in Las Vegas at NPUAP

I just got back from the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Biennial Meeting in Las Vegas, where my Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers was exhibited and given its debut in digital format.  The guide was authored by myself and Elizabeth Ayello PhD, RN, and has sold over 30,000 copies internationally.  The book is published by New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) Healthcare Business Solutions, and their …Read More