Susan C Miller

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medicaid capital reimbursement policy and environmental artifacts of nursing home culture change
    Susan C Miller
    Address correspondence to Susan C Miller, Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice and Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University School of Public Health, 121 South Main Street, Room 618, Providence, RI 02912 E mail
    Gerontologist 54:S76-86. 2014
  2. pmc Influence of hospice on nursing home residents with advanced dementia who received Medicare-skilled nursing facility care near the end of life
    Susan C Miller
    Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2035-41. 2012
  3. pmc Dying in U.S. nursing homes with advanced dementia: how does health care use differ for residents with, versus without, end-of-life Medicare skilled nursing facility care?
    Susan C Miller
    Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:43-50. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Hospice care in nursing homes: is site of care associated with visit volume?
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research and Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1331-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Hospice and palliative care in nursing homes
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University School of Medicine, 2 Stimson Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 20:717-34, vii. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Facility and county effects on racial differences in nursing home quality indicators
    Susan C Miller
    Brown University Medical School, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, 2 Stimson Street, Room 207, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:3046-59. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Nursing home organizational change: the "Culture Change" movement as viewed by long-term care specialists
    Susan C Miller
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, 121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:65S-81S. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Hospice care for patients with dementia: does volume make a difference?
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:283-91. 2008
  9. doi request reprint End-of-life care in U.S. nursing homes: nursing homes with special programs and trained staff for hospice or palliative/end-of-life care
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:866-77. 2008
  10. doi request reprint A model for successful nursing home-hospice partnerships
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:525-33. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Hospice Enrollment and LTC Policy (HELP)
    Susan Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. doi request reprint Medicaid capital reimbursement policy and environmental artifacts of nursing home culture change
    Susan C Miller
    Address correspondence to Susan C Miller, Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice and Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University School of Public Health, 121 South Main Street, Room 618, Providence, RI 02912 E mail
    Gerontologist 54:S76-86. 2014
    ..Purpose of the Study: To examine how Medicaid capital reimbursement policy is associated with nursing homes (NHs) having high proportions of private rooms and small households...
  2. pmc Influence of hospice on nursing home residents with advanced dementia who received Medicare-skilled nursing facility care near the end of life
    Susan C Miller
    Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2035-41. 2012
    ..To examine differences in outcomes according to hospice status of skilled nursing facility (SNF) care recipients...
  3. pmc Dying in U.S. nursing homes with advanced dementia: how does health care use differ for residents with, versus without, end-of-life Medicare skilled nursing facility care?
    Susan C Miller
    Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:43-50. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Hospice care in nursing homes: is site of care associated with visit volume?
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research and Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1331-6. 2004
    ..To determine factors associated with hospice visit volume and to examine whether visit volume differs by nursing home (NH) versus non-NH setting...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hospice and palliative care in nursing homes
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University School of Medicine, 2 Stimson Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 20:717-34, vii. 2004
    ..It is suggested that a stronger physician presence and oversight of physicians knowledgeable in palliative care in nursing homes are needed to improve the quality of end-of-life care in nursing homes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Facility and county effects on racial differences in nursing home quality indicators
    Susan C Miller
    Brown University Medical School, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, 2 Stimson Street, Room 207, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:3046-59. 2006
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Nursing home organizational change: the "Culture Change" movement as viewed by long-term care specialists
    Susan C Miller
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, 121 South Main Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:65S-81S. 2010
    ..Fundamental changes in the regulatory process together with targeted regulatory changes and payment incentives may also be needed...
  8. doi request reprint Hospice care for patients with dementia: does volume make a difference?
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:283-91. 2008
    ..Further study is needed to understand the nonintuitive negative association between higher volume and lower satisfaction. This study emphasizes the need for examination of quality outcomes by profit status...
  9. doi request reprint End-of-life care in U.S. nursing homes: nursing homes with special programs and trained staff for hospice or palliative/end-of-life care
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:866-77. 2008
    ..S. nursing homes. Factors associated with the presence of SPTS for hospice or palliative/end-of-life care were identified...
  10. doi request reprint A model for successful nursing home-hospice partnerships
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:525-33. 2010
    ..Through case studies, this research aimed to characterize the partnerships of successful nursing home-hospice collaborators...
  11. pmc The growth of hospice care in U.S. nursing homes
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02889, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1481-8. 2010
    ..To inform efforts aimed at reducing Medicare hospice expenditures by describing the longitudinal use of hospice care in nursing homes (NHs) and examining how hospice provider growth is associated with use...
  12. pmc Hospice care for persons with dementia: The growth of access in US nursing homes
    Susan C Miller
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 25:666-73. 2010
    ..Persons with dementia often die in nursing homes (NHs); however, concerns exist about their low use of Medicare hospice...
  13. pmc The effect of Medicaid nursing home reimbursement policy on Medicare hospice use in nursing homes
    Susan 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)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Government expenditures at the end of life for short- and long-stay nursing home residents: differences by hospice enrollment status
    Susan 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint The emergence of Medicare hospice care in US nursing homes
    S C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Palliat Med 15:471-80. 2001
    ..Lengths of stay in the programme are similar to those observed in the community and the average length of stay is substantially shorter than previously estimated by an influential government study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the high prevalence of short hospice stays
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:725-36. 2003
    ..In this paper we discuss the possible underlying reasons for the increased probability of short hospice stays and we speculate on what this increase may mean in terms of hospice's ability to provide high-quality end-of-life care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Time to nursing home admission for persons with Alzheimer's disease: the effect of health care system characteristics
    S C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 53:S341-53. 1998
    ..To study the influence of state health care system characteristics on time to nursing home admission (NHA) for persons with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  18. ncbi request reprint How does the timing of hospice referral influence hospice care in the last days of life?
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:798-806. 2003
    ..To determine factors associated with the type of hospice care received in the last days of life and, in particular, how the timing of referral influences the use of continuous hospice home care and inpatient hospice care...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hospice enrollment and hospitalization of dying nursing home patients
    S C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Med 111:38-44. 2001
    ..This study's purpose was to evaluate whether Medicare hospice care provided in nursing homes is associated with lower hospitalization rates...
  21. ncbi request reprint Family perspectives on end-of-life care experiences in nursing homes
    Terrie Wetle
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Gerontologist 45:642-50. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to expand knowledge regarding end-of-life care received in nursing homes through the use of narrative interviews with family members close to the decedents...
  22. pmc Change in end-of-life care for Medicare beneficiaries: site of death, place of care, and health care transitions in 2000, 2005, and 2009
    Joan M Teno
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 121 S Main St, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    JAMA 309:470-7. 2013
    ..A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found that more persons die at home. This has been cited as evidence that persons dying in the United States are using more supportive care...
  23. pmc Driven to tiers: socioeconomic and racial disparities in the quality of nursing home care
    Vincent Mor
    Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Milbank Q 82:227-56. 2004
    ..This article recommends a proactive policy stance to mitigate these consequences of quality competition...
  24. ncbi request reprint Long-term care market competition and nursing home dementia special care units
    Andrea Gruneir
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Med Care 45:739-45. 2007
    ..Dementia special care units (SCUs), which provided NHs a competitive edge in the past, are of interest because they have traditionally served residents who now have other options...
  25. ncbi request reprint End-of-life hospitalization for African American and non-Latino white nursing home residents: variation by race and a facility's racial composition
    Vincent Mor
    Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:58-68. 2005
    ..Hospitalization of nursing home residents at the end of life is common, more so among African Americans. Whether a nursing home's racial mix is associated with hospitalization is unknown...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization of nursing home residents with cognitive impairments: the influence of organizational features and state policies
    Andrea Gruneir
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Box G S120, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Gerontologist 47:447-56. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the effect of specific nursing home features and state Medicaid policies on the risk of hospitalization among cognitively impaired nursing home residents...
  27. pmc Hospice enrollment and evaluation of its causal effect on hospitalization of dying nursing home patients
    Pedro L Gozalo
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Box G ST211, 2 Stimson Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:587-610. 2007
    ....
  28. pmc Hospice effect on government expenditures among nursing home residents
    Pedro L Gozalo
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, 2 Stimson Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:134-53. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of the Medicare hospice benefit on Medicare and Medicaid expenditures by dual-eligible Medicare-Medicaid nursing home (NH) residents...
  29. pmc Hospice use among urban Black and White U.S. nursing home decedents in 2006
    Michael 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...
  30. doi request reprint Vigilant at the end of life: family advocacy in the nursing home
    Renee R Shield
    Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:573-9. 2010
    ..Increasing numbers of Americans die in nursing homes. Little is known about the roles and experiences of family members of persons who die in nursing homes...
  31. doi request reprint Bereaved family members' evaluation of hospice care: what factors influence overall satisfaction with services?
    Ramona L Rhodes
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:365-71. 2008
    ..02, CI=1.92-2.13). These four key processes of care appear to significantly influence an "excellent" rating of overall satisfaction with hospice care...
  32. ncbi request reprint Impact of cognitive function on assessments of nursing home residents' pain
    Ning Wu
    Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Med Care 43:934-9. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the impact of residents' cognitive function on the quality of Minimum Data Set (MDS) pain data using the latent variable approach...
  33. pmc How valid are the responses to nursing home survey questions? Some issues and concerns
    Denise A Tyler
    Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Box G S121 6, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Gerontologist 51:201-11. 2011
    ..Cognitive-based interviews were conducted with 45 participants. We took detailed notes during all interviews, and 2 researchers independently coded these notes for key themes...
  34. pmc The residential history file: studying nursing home residents' long-term care histories(*)
    Orna Intrator
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, PO Box G S121 6, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Health Serv Res 46:120-37. 2011
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Antipsychotic use and the risk of diabetes in nursing home residents with dementia
    Jessica J Jalbert
    Department of Community Health Epidemiology, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 9:153-63. 2011
    ..Growing evidence suggests an association between antipsychotic use and diabetes onset in schizophrenia, but little is known about this association among patients with dementia...
  36. doi request reprint Is dementia special care really special? A new look at an old question
    Andrea Gruneir
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:199-205. 2008
    ..To quantify differences in care provided to nursing home (NH) residents with dementia living on and off dementia special care units (SCUs)...
  37. pmc Medicare hospice care in US nursing homes: a 2006 update
    Samantha Sterns
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA
    Palliat Med 25:337-44. 2011
    ..This research examines 2006 population-based data on persons who died in US nursing homes (NHs) and received hospice in the NH...
  38. ncbi request reprint Late referral to hospice and bereaved family member perception of quality of end-of-life care
    Erica R Schockett
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, and Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:400-7. 2005
    ..These results indicate a need for improved services for shorter-stay hospice patients/families and for physicians to help facilitate earlier hospice admission...
  39. doi request reprint Antipsychotic use and the risk of hip fracture among older adults afflicted with dementia
    Jessica J Jalbert
    Department of Community Health Epidemiology, Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:120-7. 2010
    ..To quantify the association between use of antipsychotic (AP) medications and the risk of hip fracture among older adults residing in a nursing home (NH) and afflicted with dementia...
  40. ncbi request reprint The problem of assessment bias when measuring the hospice effect on nursing home residents' pain
    Ning 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hospice enrollment and pain assessment and management in nursing homes
    Susan C Miller
    Department of Community Health, Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University School of Medicine, 23 Stimson Street, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:791-9. 2003
    ..7; 95% CI 0.9, 7.7; P=0.07). Study results suggest that hospice enrollment improves pain assessment and management for nursing home residents; they also document the need for continued improvement of pain management in nursing homes...
  42. ncbi request reprint Physicians "missing in action": family perspectives on physician and staffing problems in end-of-life care in the nursing home
    Renee R Shield
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1651-7. 2005
    ..To understand the roles of physicians and staff in nursing homes in relation to end-of-life care through narrative interviews with family members close to a decedent...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hospice care in the nursing home: changes in visit volume from enrollment to discharge among longer-stay residents
    Andrea Gruneir
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:478-87. 2006
    ..These patterns of visit volume and configuration confirm that care is most expensive in the earliest and the latest days...
  44. ncbi request reprint The opportunity for collaborative care provision: the presence of nursing home/hospice collaborations in the U.S. states
    Susan C Miller
    Department of Community Health, and Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:537-47. 2004
    ..S. NHs. Findings suggest the rural composition of a state as well as its policies and healthcare market characteristics either foster or discourage NH/hospice collaboration...
  45. pmc Effect of increased nursing home hospice use on nursing assistant staffing
    Denise A Tyler
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:1236-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if changes in nursing home hospice volume were related to changes in certified nursing assistant (CNA) staffing...
  46. doi request reprint The complexity of implementing culture change practices in nursing homes
    Samantha Sterns
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:511-8. 2010
    ..Furthermore, it examines differences in adoption by whether a CC practice is considered less versus more complex, using complexity theory as the theoretical framework for this classification...
  47. ncbi request reprint Nursing home admission for African Americans with Alzheimer's disease
    S C Miller
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M365-9. 1999
    ..Using Consortium To Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD) data, this study provides information on NHA for African Americans...
  48. ncbi request reprint Facility effects on racial differences in nursing home quality of care
    M L Fennell
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Med Qual 15:174-81. 2000
    ..We also briefly describe plans for multilevel modeling to test variation in racial/ethnic disparities in care as a function of nursing home structures and processes and community context...
  49. pmc The role of hospice care in the nursing home setting
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, Brown University School of Medicine, 141 Morris Avenue, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Palliat Med 5:271-7. 2002
    ..Access may be increased to some extent by changing government policies, and conflicting regulations and interpretive guidelines, so they support and encourage the nursing home/hospice collaboration...
  50. doi request reprint Advance care planning decisions of women with cancer: provider recognition and stability of choices
    Don S Dizon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 27:383-95. 2009
    ..Understanding the network of people who serve ACP and support roles may be important as we seek to improve the process of ACP and surrogate decision making...
  51. ncbi request reprint Hospice care for patients with dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:7-16. 2007
    ..These data suggest that the evaluation of hospice care for older patients is generally high, and does not vary with respect to terminal diagnoses...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hospice and nonhospice nursing home residents
    Susan C Miller
    J Palliat Med 6:771. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint Referral and timing of referral to hospice care in nursing homes: the significant role of staff members
    Lisa C Welch
    Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL 62026, USA
    Gerontologist 48:477-84. 2008
    ..Given concerns about end-of-life care for many nursing home (NH) residents, this study sought to understand factors influencing hospice referral or nonreferral as well as timing of referral...
  54. ncbi request reprint Using data to inform future direction and meet community needs: through a unique research partnership
    James Burrill
    Med Health R I 90:377. 2007
  55. ncbi request reprint "Obstacles to palliation and end-of-life care in a long-term care facility"
    Susan C Miller
    Gerontologist 42:576; author reply 576. 2002
  56. pmc The quality of the quality indicator of pain derived from the minimum data set
    Ning Wu
    Health Research and Evaluation, Abt Associates Inc, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:1197-216. 2005
    ..To examine facility variation in data quality of the level of pain documented in the minimum data set (MDS) as a function of level of hospice enrollment in nursing homes (NHs)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Improving access to hospice: the Physician Feedback and Reminders to Improve Access to Hospice (PFRIAH) study
    W Edward Martin
    Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, Pawtucket 02860, USA
    Med Health R I 90:388-90. 2007
  58. ncbi request reprint A national study of the location of death for older persons with dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:299-305. 2005
    ..To describe where older Americans with dementia die and to compare the state health system factors related to the location of dementia-related deaths with those of cancer and all other conditions in this population...
  59. pmc Relationship between state medicaid policies, nursing home racial composition, and the risk of hospitalization for black and white residents
    Andrea Gruneir
    Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, ON M6A 2E1, Canada
    Health Serv Res 43:869-81. 2008
    ..To examine racial differences in the risk of hospitalization for nursing home (NH) residents...

Research Grants1

  1. Hospice Enrollment and LTC Policy (HELP)
    Susan Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....