Affiliation: Brown University
- Effect of influenza on functional declinePedro L Gozalo
Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1260-7. 2012..To examine the relationship between influenza and activity of daily living (ADL) decline and other clinical indicators in nursing home (NH) residents...
- End-of-life transitions among nursing home residents with cognitive issuesPedro Gozalo
Brown University Program in Public Health, Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
N Engl J Med 365:1212-21. 2011..Health care transitions in the last months of life can be burdensome and potentially of limited clinical benefit for patients with advanced cognitive and functional impairment...
- The effect of Medicaid nursing home reimbursement policy on Medicare hospice use in nursing homesSusan C Miller
Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Med Care 49:797-802. 2011..To understand how changes in Medicaid nursing home (NH) reimbursement policy and rates affect a NH's approach to end-of-life care (ie, its use of hospice)...
- Feeding tubes and the prevention or healing of pressure ulcersJoan M Teno
Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Arch Intern Med 172:697-701. 2012..Using national data, we set out to determine whether percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes prevent or help heal pressure ulcers in nursing home (NH) residents with advanced cognitive impairment (ACI)...
- Government expenditures at the end of life for short- and long-stay nursing home residents: differences by hospice enrollment statusSusan C Miller
Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02919, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1284-92. 2004..To examine end-of-life government expenditures for short- and long-stay Medicare- and Medicaid-eligible (dual-eligible) nursing home (NH) hospice and nonhospice residents...
- Terminal hospitalizations of nursing home residents: does facility increasing the rate of do not resuscitate orders reduce them?Joan M Teno
The Warren Albert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, RI 02912, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 41:1040-7. 2011..Terminal hospitalizations are costly and often avoidable with appropriate advance care planning...
- The problem of assessment bias when measuring the hospice effect on nursing home residents' painNing Wu
Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 26:998-1009. 2003..These counterintuitive findings suggest that there is differential documentation of pain on the MDS when hospice is involved in care, perhaps because of superior pain assessment by hospice...
- Hospice use among urban Black and White U.S. nursing home decedents in 2006Michael J Lepore
Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Gerontologist 51:251-60. 2011..This study identifies factors associated with hospice use among urban Black and White nursing home (NH) decedents in the United States...
- Prospects for transferring nursing home residents to the communityVincent Mor
Brown University Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1762-71. 2007..States with lower investment in community alternatives had higher proportions of low-care nursing home residents...
- Weighted index explained more variance in physical function than an additively scored functional comorbidity scaleLinda Resnik
Providence VA Medical Center, Department of Community Health, Box G S121 6, Brown University, Providence, RI 02908, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 64:320-30. 2011....
- Continuity in provider and site of care and preventive services receipt in an adult Medicaid population with physical disabilitiesSusan M Allen
Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Disabil Health J 2:180-7. 2009....
- Got volunteers? Association of hospice use of volunteers with bereaved family members' overall rating of the quality of end-of-life careEve M Block
Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 39:502-6. 2010..Volunteers are a key component of hospice, and they are required by Medicare conditions of participation in the United States. Yet, little is known about the impact of volunteers in hospice...
- Access to postacute nursing home care before and after the BBA. Balanced Budget ActJoseph Angelelli
Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:254-64. 2002..However, reduced rates of admission were concentrated in specific types of nursing facilities, suggesting a need to closely monitor the effects of ongoing post-BBA policy updates...
- Does receipt of hospice care in nursing homes improve the management of pain at the end of life?Susan C Miller
Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Box GH 3, Providence, RI 029191
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:507-15. 2002..To compare analgesic management of daily pain for dying nursing home residents enrolled and not enrolled in Medicare hospice...
- Market and Provider Effects on Hospice in Nursing HomesPedro Gozalo; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..