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Dr. Eric De Jonge Honored with the DCHA Distinguished Service Award
K. Eric De Jonge, MD, director of Geriatrics, and co-founder of the Medical House Call Program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is the 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA).

New Data Shows Home-Based Primary Care Lowers Medicare Costs for High-Risk Elders
MedStar Washington Hospital Center geriatricians found that when medical care for frail elders with advanced illness shifts to the home, total Medicare costs were reduced by 17 percent during a two-year period.

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Offers New Fellowship Program in Geriatric Medicine
The population of elder Americans aged 65 and older is growing faster than ever, and they are living longer than ever. To better serve the healthcare needs of this patient group, MedStar Washington Hospital Center is offering a fellowship training program in Geriatrics.

Dr. Namirah Jamshed Named House Call Educator of the Year
The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) has named Namirah Jamshed, MD, the 2014 House Call Educator of the Year.