Frederic H Decker

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Outcomes and length of medicare nursing home stays: the role of registered nurses and physical therapists
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:465-74. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Nursing staff and the outcomes of nursing home stays
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20872, USA
    Med Care 44:812-21. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Profit status of home health care agencies and the risk of hospitalization
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Popul Health Manag 14:199-204. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Nursing home performance in resident care in the United States: is it only a matter of for-profit versus not-for-profit?
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 3435, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 3:115-40. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The relationship of education level to the job tenure of nursing home administrators and directors of nursing
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:152-60. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Intrinsic job satisfaction, overall satisfaction, and intention to leave the job among nursing assistants in nursing homes
    Frederic H Decker
    Long Term Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Gerontologist 49:596-610. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The relationship of nursing staff to the hospitalization of nursing home residents
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 3435, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:238-51. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Trends in the prevalence and comorbidities of diabetes mellitus in nursing home residents in the United States: 1995-2004
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Divisions of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:724-30. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Experience and education of home health administrators and nursing home administrators and the relationship to establishment ownership
    Frederic H Decker
    Long Term Care Statistics Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 35:149-69. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Dying in a nursing home: the role of local bed supply in nursing home discharges
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    J Aging Health 20:66-88. 2008

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Outcomes and length of medicare nursing home stays: the role of registered nurses and physical therapists
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Am J Med Qual 23:465-74. 2008
    ..Research on best practices that can amplify effects of nursing home staffing increases on quality seem to be the next step to further quality improvement...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nursing staff and the outcomes of nursing home stays
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20872, USA
    Med Care 44:812-21. 2006
    ..Subjects in studies showing staffing effects may have been primarily short-stay residents and longer stays in studies showing no staffing effects. Outcomes affected by staffing may vary by short and longer stays...
  3. doi request reprint Profit status of home health care agencies and the risk of hospitalization
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
    Popul Health Manag 14:199-204. 2011
    ..Attributes of the CMS hospitalization measure are discussed and implications for future research described...
  4. doi request reprint Nursing home performance in resident care in the United States: is it only a matter of for-profit versus not-for-profit?
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 3435, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 3:115-40. 2008
    ..Understanding the complexity of factors affecting resources expended on resident care may further our understanding of the production of quality in nursing homes, whether in the US or elsewhere...
  5. doi request reprint The relationship of education level to the job tenure of nursing home administrators and directors of nursing
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:152-60. 2009
    ..Few studies, however, have focused on factors associated with the job tenure of NHAs and DONs. One important factor may be education level...
  6. doi request reprint Intrinsic job satisfaction, overall satisfaction, and intention to leave the job among nursing assistants in nursing homes
    Frederic H Decker
    Long Term Care Statistics Branch, Division of Health Care Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Gerontologist 49:596-610. 2009
    ..We examined predictors of intrinsic job satisfaction, overall satisfaction, and intention to leave the job among nursing assistants (NAs)...
  7. doi request reprint The relationship of nursing staff to the hospitalization of nursing home residents
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 3435, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:238-51. 2008
    ..Researchers may have found RN staffing unrelated to hospitalizations because samples were primarily longer-stay residents not admitted from hospitals...
  8. doi request reprint Trends in the prevalence and comorbidities of diabetes mellitus in nursing home residents in the United States: 1995-2004
    Xinzhi Zhang
    Divisions of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:724-30. 2010
    ..To estimate trends in the prevalence and comorbidities of diabetes mellitus (DM) in U.S. nursing homes from 1995 to 2004...
  9. ncbi request reprint Experience and education of home health administrators and nursing home administrators and the relationship to establishment ownership
    Frederic H Decker
    Long Term Care Statistics Branch, National Center for Health Statistics, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 35:149-69. 2012
    ..Results from multivariate analysis suggest that chain for-profits may be the least able to attract experienced administrators. More research on the effects of different levels of experience and education among administrators is needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dying in a nursing home: the role of local bed supply in nursing home discharges
    Frederic H Decker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    J Aging Health 20:66-88. 2008
    ..The relationship of nursing home (NH) discharges due to death to NH bed supply and hospital bed supply was examined...
  11. ncbi request reprint The problem of bias when nursing facility staff administer customer satisfaction surveys
    R Tamara Hodlewsky
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Health Policy and Administration, 1101 McGavran Greenberg Building, CB 7400, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:546-54. 2002
    ..This study was designed to investigate the existence and extent of any bias caused by staff administering customer satisfaction surveys...