The baby boomers are aging – by 2030, the population over 65 will more than double to over 70 million people in the U.S. A great majority of these older persons are in California. Geriatric patients consume a disproportionate share of healthcare resources. Estimates from the U.S. suggest that 50% of healthcare costs are attributed to 5% of the population characterized as high-risk, high-need patients. Health care providers and health care organizations must implement
 
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