On-Demand Webinar

Aging in place: Integrating fall risk assessment to ward off frailty

Recorded on October 26, 2021

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Watch the recording of the Florida Association of Health Plans webinar on Aging in place: Integrating fall risk assessment and prevention to ward off frailty that took place on October 26. The presenters were Dr. George Mayzell, President of Empowered Health Care, and Krithika Srivats, VP Clinical Practice and New Solutions, Sagility.

Key takeaways from this webinar:

  • Functional ramifications of frailty
  • How to help people “Age in Place” by addressing the physical attributes of falls prevention, physical/medical considerations, along with the psychosocial and caregiver issues
  • The importance of offering a comprehensive approach in falls prevention to commit to improved health outcomes and reduce claims related to falls

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Dr. George Mayzell
Empowered Health Care

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George Mayzell, M.D. is a board-certified internist and geriatrician, having received his medical degree from The Rutgers News Jersey Medical School, and his MBA from Jacksonville University. In addition to more than 10 years of practice experience, Dr. Mayzell has held senior leadership positions for the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, and Florida Blue (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida).

Dr. Mayzell is currently the president of Empowered Health Care which specializes in population health, care management redesign, clinical integration, and physician leadership. He is the past Chief Clinical Officer of Vizient Southeast and past Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer and Chief Clinical Integration Officer for AMITA Health, an integrated health system serving communities in western and northwestern suburban Chicago. Dr. Mayzell has co-authored several books including “Leveraging Lean in Healthcare” and “Physician Alignment, as well as a recent book on Population Health.

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Krithika Srivats
VP, Clinical Practice and New Solutions,

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Krithika is the VP Clinical Practice and New Solutions for Sagility, an Sagility Company, having served in the role for over 11 years.

She is an accomplished, driven and results-oriented healthcare professional with 25+ years of diverse experience in patient care, strategic disease management in the field of Alzheimer’s and related dementias, and healthcare technology and integrated solutions in medical management and population health management. She brings a unique perspective to product strategy and strategic planning for healthcare organizations resulting in high quality care outcomes.

As an occupational therapist, Krithika believes in holistic person-centric care which is reflected in all facets of her approach to solutions and issue resolution.

She is a visionary in her approach to problem solving some of healthcare’s thorniest issues combining her evangelical spirit for improving the lives of others with evidence-based practices.

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