The Highland Newsroom Latest News Highland Hospital Physician Helps Lead Nationwide Planning to Improve Care for Older Adults Hospitalized with Hip FracturesAug 31, 2015Older adults hospitalized with hip fractures recover more successfully when orthopaedic surgeons and geriatricians care for them in collaboration. That’s the premise of an innovative program already in place at Highland Hospital and a similar model will soon be introduced on a nationwide scale.Highland Hospital Nationally Recognized for Gynecologic Cancer Care, Evarts Joint Center and Geriatric Fracture CenterAug 18, 2015Three of Highland Hospital’s programs have received Joint Commission disease-specific recertification by demonstrating continued compliance with patient safety and quality standards. The Evarts Joint Center, Geriatric Fracture Center and Gynecologic Oncology Program have all been recognized by the nation’s main accrediting body in health care. $1.65 Million Grant Earmarked for Nurse Practitioner Residency and Clinical Training Programs to Prepare Clinicians for Health Care ReformJul 29, 2015A $1.65 million grant will help prepare area clinicians to successfully practice in a fully transformed health care delivery system. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded the grant -- $330,000 for 5 years to the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Department of Family Medicine to create and manage the programs.Highland Physicians Publish Article Calling For Geriatricians To Lead Efforts to Increase Healthy AgingJul 14, 2015A majority of studies done on senior citizens focus on frailty, but only a small percentage of older adults are actually frail. In “Failing to focus on healthy aging: A frailty of our discipline?” set to be published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society, Highland Hospital physicians Susan Friedman, M.D., M.P.H., Krupa Shah, M.D., and William Hall, M.D. call on geriatricians nationwide to provide leadership for keeping older adults healthy as opposed to just focusing on care that is provided after people become ill.Highland Hospital Geriatrician Chosen for National Fellowship ProgramJul 09, 2015Krupa Shah, M.D., M.P.H., geriatric hospitalist at Highland Hospital, has been named - an American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Fellow by the American Geriatrics Society’s Board of Directors. Dr. Shah is one of only a handful of AGS fellows in the Rochester area.