“Episode 30: Dr. Robert Stall on Systematizing Senior Care”
by Stacey Richter

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Robert StallDr. Stall is an internist and fellowship trained geriatrician (and a MIT graduate in electrical engineering and computer science) who has dedicated his entire professional career to the care of older adults.

His efforts to empower patients, caregivers, and health professionals to provide better care for seniors include medical consultation and direct care, lectures, seminars, “homework” given at visits to his office, mentoring students, acting as a media resource, and providing information on his web site.
Over the years, Dr. Stall has served as both hospital and nursing homes medical director, a member of the UB Medical School Faculty Council, and is proud to have co-founded a the group Building Bridges in WNY, comprised of Muslims, Jews, and others working together for the common good.

Dr. Stall is the owner and CEO of Stall Senior Medical LLC, striving to enhance geriatric care using innovative, practical approaches. Projects to date include seven iPhone apps available in the iTunes stores, two interactive web-based utilities (the comprehensive Senior Health Assessment and Drugs Can Make You Sick!, a personalized medication-symptom analyzer).

In 2014, Dr. Stall assembled a top-notch team of health providers to conduct high-quality home care assessments for the Medicare Advantage patient population.

Stall Senior Medical is expanding services in 2015 to help fill the many senior care gaps in the community. Working under the direction of Dr. Stall and in conjunction with primary care physicians, specialists, caregivers, faith institutions, and service organizations in the community, Dr. Stall’s team is also offering Medicare annual wellness visits, transitional care management home visits to prevent rehospitalization after inpatient hospital or rehab stays, community screening clinics, and primary care services at senior living facilities and patients’ homes.

Dr. Stall may be reached by email drstall@stallseniormedical.com or cell 716-861-1312.

00:00 Robert Stall discusses his beginnings as a provider and winding up as a founder of a business.

1:10 Robert was working as a provider and saw the definite need for improvement and an increase in senior caregiving.
02:30 Robert explains the unfulfilled needs of the 90% of older patients who do not receive senior care.
4:00 Disease vs. Dis-ease
5:00 The solutions that Stall Senior Medical offers.
9:00 What these solutions look like to the patients.
11:00 “The Points of Care” and the issues these have for senior patients.
12:45 One of Robert’s goals for improving the quality of life for his patients and saving costs in healthcare is to reduce the need for at least one of the medications each of his patients takes.
16:30 The welcome and success that Stall Senior Medical efforts have been met with, and the intention for expanding the business going forward.
18:00 What “Aging-In-Place” means–independently-living seniors.
19:00 The difference between Assisted Living and Senior Living.
23:45 Preventative Care, Coordination of Care, and Transitions of Care: What Stall Senior Medical focuses on in their work.
26:40 Robert’s advice for providers who want to improve the care they are giving to older adults.
27:50 You can contact Robert directly on his cell for a pre-visit questionnaire to provide to your patients at 716.861.1312

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