AGEM Author Spotlight Oct 2022
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Published Work by AGEM Member: Ari Friedman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine
The combined effects of physical frailty and cognitive impairment on emergency department- versus direct-admission hospitalizations
Ari B. Friedman is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, is Core Faculty at the Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research, and is a Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. His research investigates the unscheduled care system (primary care clinics, urgent care and retail clinics, telemedicine, and emergency departments)'s impact on access to care, finances, and health outcomes particularly for older adults.