Age Friendly Healthcare Delivery: The 4Ms

Age Friendly Healthcare Delivery: The 4Ms - #93

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The 4Ms in improving the complex care of older adults are: What Matters Most, Mentation, Mobility, and Medication.

Older patients in both community and healthcare settings.

Integrate geriatric-specific principles into the care of older patients to maximize quality of life and care.

1.    List the “4Ms” and the objective of each measure.
2.    Identify one tool for use with each “M”.
3.    Identify a clinical scenario that lends itself to utilizing part of the 4M model.
 

1.    Institute for Healthcare Improvement.  Age-Friendly Health Systems: Guide to Using the 4Ms in the Care of Older Adults.  July 2020.   http://www.ihi.org/Engage/Initiatives/Age-Friendly-Health-Systems/Documents/IHIAgeFriendlyHealthSystems_GuidetoUsing4MsCare.pdf
2.    American Geriatrics Society.  American Geriatrics Society 2019 Updated AGS Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults.  JAGS 00:1-21, 2019.
 

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Steven Denson MD, Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

Kathryn Denson MD, Professor, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

Edmund Duthie Jr. MD, Professor, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

Deborah Simpson PhD, Academic Affairs Education Director, Advocate Aurora Health; Professor [Clinical Adjunct] Family Medicine & Community Health at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin