R L Kane

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The effect of Evercare on hospital use
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1427-34. 2003
  2. doi Does home- and community-based care affect nursing home use?
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 25:146-60. 2013
  3. doi The association between geriatric syndromes and survival
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:896-904. 2012
  4. pmc Predicting nursing home admission in the U.S: a meta-analysis
    Joseph E Gaugler
    Center on Aging, Center for Gerontological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 55455 USA
    BMC Geriatr 7:13. 2007
  5. ncbi The effects of a variant of the program for all-inclusive care of the elderly on hospital utilization and outcomes
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:276-83. 2006
  6. ncbi Patterns of utilization for the Minnesota senior health options program
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2039-44. 2004
  7. ncbi Using resident reports of quality of life to distinguish among nursing homes
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 44:624-32. 2004
  8. ncbi A structured review of the effect of economic incentives on consumers' preventive behavior
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:327-52. 2004
  9. ncbi Helping people make better long-term-care decisions
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, D 351 Mayo Memorial Building, Box 197, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 47:244-7. 2007
  10. ncbi Robine and Michel's "Looking forward to a general theory on population aging": commentary
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, MMC 197, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M608; author reply M616-20. 2004

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  1. ncbi The effect of Evercare on hospital use
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1427-34. 2003
    ..To examine the use of hospital and related medical care services of a novel managed care program using nurse practitioners (NPs) and directed specifically at long-stay nursing home residents...
  2. doi Does home- and community-based care affect nursing home use?
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 25:146-60. 2013
    ..Efforts to promote substitution of HCBS for institutional care will require more proactive strategies such as diversion...
  3. doi The association between geriatric syndromes and survival
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:896-904. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Predicting nursing home admission in the U.S: a meta-analysis
    Joseph E Gaugler
    Center on Aging, Center for Gerontological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 55455 USA
    BMC Geriatr 7:13. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to generate pooled empirical associations for sociodemographic, functional, cognitive, service use, and informal support indicators that predict nursing home admission among older adults in the U.S...
  5. ncbi The effects of a variant of the program for all-inclusive care of the elderly on hospital utilization and outcomes
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:276-83. 2006
    ..To compare the effects of the Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP) on hospital, emergency department (ED), and nursing home utilization with those of traditional care...
  6. ncbi Patterns of utilization for the Minnesota senior health options program
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2039-44. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi Using resident reports of quality of life to distinguish among nursing homes
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 44:624-32. 2004
    ..We used measures created to assess the quality of life (QOL) of nursing home residents to distinguish among nursing facilities...
  8. ncbi A structured review of the effect of economic incentives on consumers' preventive behavior
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:327-52. 2004
    ..Small incentives can produce finite changes, but it is not clear what size of incentive is needed to yield a major sustained effect...
  9. ncbi Helping people make better long-term-care decisions
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, D 351 Mayo Memorial Building, Box 197, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 47:244-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe an innovative online system to support long-term-care decision making...
  10. ncbi Robine and Michel's "Looking forward to a general theory on population aging": commentary
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, MMC 197, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M608; author reply M616-20. 2004
  11. ncbi Disparities in total knee replacements: a review
    Robert L Kane
    The Minnesota Evidence Based Practice Center, University of Minnesota Clinical Outcomes Research Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:562-7. 2007
  12. ncbi Does disparity in the way disabled older adults are treated imply ageism?
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 197, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 47:271-9. 2007
    ..Increased competition for finite resources may motivate a closer examination of commonalities across disabilities in an effort to achieve greater equity...
  13. ncbi Effect of an innovative medicare managed care program on the quality of care for nursing home residents
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 44:95-103. 2004
    ..Four aspects of quality were assessed: mortality, preventable hospitalizations, quality indicators derived from the Minimum Data Set, and change in functioning...
  14. ncbi The contribution of geriatric health services research to successful aging
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health and Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 197, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:460-2. 2003
    ..It can provide useful insights into what kinds of new approaches have proven successful and how to implement and sustain these changes. However, many of these lessons from health services research have been ignored in practice to date...
  15. ncbi Isolating the effect of alcoholism treatment on medical care use
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:758-65. 2004
    ..This study seeks to refine the analysis of the effects of alcoholism treatment on subsequent use of medical care by examining components of the latter...
  16. ncbi A quality-based payment strategy for nursing home care in Minnesota
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 197, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 47:108-15. 2007
    ..Although the nursing home industry has announced general support for the new approach, it has lobbied the legislature to delay its implementation, claiming concerns about operational details...
  17. ncbi Nursing home staff's perceived ability to influence quality of life
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 21:248-55. 2006
    ..Perceptions of ability to influence QoL were correlated with attitudes about nursing homes. These perceptions may be helpful in retaining such staff...
  18. ncbi Rating the importance of nursing home residents' quality of life
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2076-82. 2005
    ..To assess how various stakeholders involved with nursing home care rate the importance of various quality-of-life (QoL) items for hypothetical residents with varying types of impairment...
  19. ncbi Changing the face of long-term care
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 17:1-18. 2005
    ..Good care must be seen as making a difference; that difference can be in function or in quality of life; it may be as subtle as slowing decline, but it must be made apparent to be appreciated...
  20. ncbi Proxy sources for information on nursing home residents' quality of life
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware St SE, D351 Mayo MMC 197, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S318-S325. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi Variations on a theme called PACE
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 197, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:689-93. 2006
    ..This study contrasts the effects on hospital utilization of PACE and a more liberal variant, the Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP)...
  22. ncbi The functional outcomes of total knee arthroplasty
    Robert L Kane
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Minneapolis, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1719-24. 2005
    ..In this review, we examined the available literature on total knee arthroplasty to assess the evidence regarding factors associated with better functional outcomes...
  23. ncbi The quality of care under a managed-care program for dual eligibles
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 197, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 45:496-504. 2005
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  24. ncbi Estimating the patient care costs of teaching in a teaching hospital
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota Clinical Outcomes Research Center, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Med 118:767-72. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi Who recommends long-term care matters
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, D351 Mayo MMC 197, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 46:474-82. 2006
    ..Making good consumer decisions requires having good information. This study compared long-term-care recommendations among various types of health professionals...
  26. ncbi Visual Analog Scale pain reporting was standardized
    Robert L Kane
    Clinical Outcomes Research Center, University of Minnesota, D351 Mayo MMC 197, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:618-23. 2005
    ..We created a method for normalizing VAS pain reporting to control for the variation between different populations due to the differences in subjective perception or objective evaluation of pain...
  27. ncbi The challenge of explaining why quality improvement has not done better
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA E mail
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:8-10. 2007
  28. ncbi Reporting in randomized clinical trials improved after adoption of the CONSORT statement
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota Clinical Outcomes Research Center, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:241-9. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi Improving health care for assisted living residents
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 197, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 47:100-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article is to explore how medical care is delivered to older people in assisted living (AL) settings and to suggest ways for improving it...
  30. doi We've looked at care from both sides now: the effects of alternative evaluation strategies on study conclusions
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University ofMinnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 21:246-55. 2009
    ..A variety of factors can influence the apparent effects of programmatic interventions. Evaluations must take relevant confounding variables into account...
  31. ncbi Outcomes of managed care of dually eligible older persons
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 43:165-74. 2003
    ..To assess changes in various functional and satisfaction measures between older persons enrolled in Minnesota Senior Health Options (MSHO), a managed care program for older persons eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid...
  32. doi Finding the right level of posthospital care: "We didn't realize there was any other option for him"
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    JAMA 305:284-93. 2011
    ..It suggests the need for evaluating each patient's care goals, family circumstances and resources, and clinical status to determine if more aggressive medical care might improve an individual's clinical trajectory...
  33. doi The impact of surgery, radiation, and systemic treatment on outcomes in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 729, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:130-3. 2010
    ..Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is associated with low rates of mortality. Outcomes are generally assessed in terms of recurrence...
  34. ncbi The Minnesota Senior Health Options program: an early effort at integrating care for the dually eligible
    R L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M559-66. 2001
    ..This study reports the initial results of the first such program...
  35. ncbi The association of registered nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Med Care 45:1195-204. 2007
    ..To examine the association between registered nurse (RN) staffing and patient outcomes in acute care hospitals...
  36. ncbi Efforts to standardize the reporting of pain
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, University of Minnesota Clinical Outcomes Research Center, 420 Delaware Street SE Mayo Mail Code 197, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:105-10. 2002
    ..None of the adjustments proved to be a substantial improvement over the unstandardized approach. The best adjuster was the approach that used the average of the greater pain scores...
  37. doi Reimagining nursing homes: the art of the possible
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 22:321-33. 2010
    ..We need innovative solutions that can offer reasonable service while recognizing the value of acceptable risk taking. Modest personal care should not come at the price of surrendering one's autonomy...
  38. ncbi Consumer responses to the Wisconsin Partnership Program for Elderly Persons: a variation on the PACE Model
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M250-8. 2002
    ..Case management is provided by a team of nurse, social worker, and nurse practitioner. The latter is charged with communicating with the client's primary physician...
  39. ncbi Nursing home residents covered by Medicare risk contracts: early findings from the EverCare evaluation project
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:719-27. 2002
    ..To compare levels of unmet need, satisfaction with medical care, and the use of advance directives...
  40. ncbi Consumer reactions to the Wisconsin Partnership Program and its parent, the Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE)
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 42:314-20. 2002
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  41. ncbi Clinical challenges in the care of frail older persons
    Robert L Kane
    Minnesota Chair in Long term Care and Aging, Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:300-6. 2002
    ..The barriers to implementation include both a general reluctance to change and negative financial incentives to implement what has been shown to be effective...
  42. ncbi The effect of alcoholism treatment on medical care use
    Robert L Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Med Care 42:395-402. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi Geriatrics as a paradigm for good chronic care
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 197, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis MN 55455, USA
    Age Ageing 31:331-2. 2002
  44. doi What can improve chronic disease care?
    Robert L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2338-45. 2009
    ..The case for cost-effectiveness is even less strong. New strategies may be indicated, including more-proactive monitoring of clinical courses and assessing patients' readiness to participate actively in their own care...
  45. ncbi The future history of geriatrics: geriatrics at the crossroads
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M803-5. 2002
  46. ncbi Adding values: an experiment in systematic attention to values and preferences of community long-term care clients
    R A Kane
    Department of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 54:S109-19. 1999
    ..We tested the effects of providing case managers with tools to assess and respond to client values and preferences on their subsequent knowledge of clients' values and their practices in arranging long-term care...
  47. ncbi Effects of using consumer and expert ratings of an activities of daily living scale on predicting functional outcomes of postacute care
    Q Chen
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:334-42. 2001
    ..This study suggests that the choice of weights for ADL items is important...
  48. pmc Outcome trajectories for assisted living and nursing facility residents in Oregon
    J R Frytak
    Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation, United Health Group, Minneapolis, MN 55440-1459, USA
    Health Serv Res 36:91-111. 2001
    ..For psychological well-being, residents experienced no change on average. CONCLUSIONS: The lack of difference in growth trajectories for ADLs, pain and discomfort, and psychological well-being between the two settings was noteworthy...
  49. ncbi Assessment in long-term care
    R L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:659-86. 2000
    ..These data are important both for weighting the individual components of an assessment and for directly addressing preferences about the care and lifestyle available...
  50. ncbi Peer review of the quality of care. Reliability and sources of variability for outcome and process assessments
    M A Smith
    Division of Health Services Research, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    JAMA 278:1573-8. 1997
    ..Peer assessments have traditionally been used to judge the quality of care, but a major drawback has been poor interrater reliability...
  51. pmc Geographic variation in the use of post-acute care
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:667-82. 2002
    ..To assess the extent and consistency of geographic differences in the use of post-acute care (PAC), and the stability of this pattern of variation...
  52. pmc Quality assurance for a program of comprehensive care for older persons
    R L Kane
    School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455
    Health Care Financ Rev 14:89-110. 1993
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  53. ncbi Differences in valuation of functional status components among consumers and professionals in Europe and the United States
    R L Kane
    University of Minnesota Clinical Outcomes Research Center, Minneapolis, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 51:657-66. 1998
    ..As function is increasingly used as a clinical outcome, agreement is needed on how to weight the components. The differences uncovered in this study suggest a need for more dialogue about what ends are truly sought by various parties...
  54. ncbi Complications and short-term outcomes associated with total hip arthroplasty in teaching and community hospitals
    Roby Thompson
    Academic Health Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Arthroplasty 17:32-40. 2002
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  55. ncbi How EverCare nurse practitioners spend their time
    R L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1530-4. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: NPs' activities are varied. Much of their time is spent communicating with vital parties, an important function that supports the physicians' primary care role and should enhance families' satisfaction with care...
  56. ncbi Ninety-day mortality after intertrochanteric hip fracture: does provider volume matter?
    Mary L Forte
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:799-806. 2010
    ..This study examined the association between surgeon and hospital volumes of procedures performed for the treatment of intertrochanteric hip fractures in Medicare beneficiaries and inpatient through ninety-day postoperative mortality...
  57. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors of fecal incontinence in community-dwelling men
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Rev Gastroenterol Disord 9:E97-110. 2009
    ..Cognitive impairment, poor general health, surgery, and radiation for prostate cancer were associated with incontinence in community-dwelling men. No effective interventions are known at the present time...
  58. ncbi Medicare expenditures associated with Alzheimer disease
    R L Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 14:187-95. 2000
    ..In some years, dementia was associated with higher adjusted expenditures for community living persons, whereas nursing home residents with Alzheimer disease have lower Medicare expenditures...
  59. doi Association of medication attitudes with non-persistence and non-compliance with medication to prevent fractures
    J T Schousboe
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Osteoporos Int 21:1899-909. 2010
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  60. ncbi Does scoliosis have a psychological impact and does gender make a difference?
    W K Payne
    Twin Cities Scoliosis Spine Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:1380-4. 1997
    ..Collected on more than 75,000 school age adolescents, with established validity and reliability, a secondary analysis of adolescents with scoliosis was performed as compared with a normative peer group...
  61. ncbi What older people want from long-term care, and how they can get it
    R L Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 20:114-27. 2001
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  62. ncbi Innovative healthcare for chronically ill older persons: results of a national survey
    C Boult
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, USA
    Am J Manag Care 5:1162-72. 1999
    ..To describe the origin, scope, operations, funding, and outcomes of innovative healthcare programs for chronically ill older persons...
  63. ncbi A systematic review of tools used to assess the quality of observational studies that examine incidence or prevalence and risk factors for diseases
    Tatyana Shamliyan
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1061-70. 2010
    ..To create a comprehensive evaluation of checklists and scales used to evaluate observational studies that examine incidence or prevalence and risk factors for diseases...
  64. pmc Families and assisted living
    Joseph E Gaugler
    Center on Aging, Center for Gerontological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 6 150 Weaver Densford Hall, 1331, 308 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 47:83-99. 2007
    ..This article examines family involvement in AL, including family structures of residents, types of involvement from family members living outside the AL facility, and outcomes for these family members...
  65. ncbi Assisted living literature through May 2004: taking stock
    Rosalie A Kane
    Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, D527 Mayo Building, 420 Delaware SE, MMC 197, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Gerontologist 47:125-40. 2007
    ..This article assesses the state of research on assisted living (AL) from 1989 to May 2004...
  66. doi Geographic variation in device use for intertrochanteric hip fractures
    Mary L Forte
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, MMC 197, D351 Mayo, 420 Delaware Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:691-9. 2008
    ..We assessed the degree of geographic variation in use of intramedullary nailing for intertrochanteric femoral fractures among Medicare beneficiaries between 2000 and 2002...
  67. ncbi Antiviral therapy for adults with chronic hepatitis B: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:111-24. 2009
    ..Chronic hepatitis B infection can lead to liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma, and death...
  68. doi Ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: a systematic review of incidence, treatment, and outcomes
    Beth A Virnig
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, A365 Mayo MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:170-8. 2010
    ....
  69. doi Barriers to physical and mental condition integrated service delivery
    Roger G Kathol
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:511-8. 2010
    ..Integrating specialty mental health into primary care improves outcomes for patients with common disorders, such as depression...
  70. doi The effects of incident and persistent behavioral problems on change in caregiver burden and nursing home admission of persons with dementia
    Joseph E Gaugler
    Adult and Gerontology Health Cooperative, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Med Care 48:875-83. 2010
    ..The individual contributions of behavior problems to key and related outcomes in dementia, such as nursing home admission (NHA) or caregiver burden, remain unclear...
  71. pmc Quality of systematic reviews of observational nontherapeutic studies
    Tatyana Shamliyan
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D351 Mayo MMC 197, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A133. 2010
    ..High-quality epidemiologic research is essential in reducing chronic diseases. We analyzed the quality of systematic reviews of observational nontherapeutic studies...
  72. doi Ductal carcinoma in situ: risk factors and impact of screening
    Beth A Virnig
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, A365 Mayo MMC 729, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:113-6. 2010
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  73. doi Association between patient and tumor characteristics with clinical outcomes in women with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Tatyana Shamliyan
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, D330 5 Mayo MMC 729, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:121-9. 2010
    ..Future research should address composite prediction indices among race groups for all outcomes...
  74. ncbi Assessing the effectiveness of postacute care rehabilitation
    Robert L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1500-4. 2007
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  75. ncbi Resilience and transitions from dementia caregiving
    Joseph E Gaugler
    School of Nursing, The University of Minnesota, 6 150 Weaver Densford Hall, 1331, 308 Harvard Street S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:P38-44. 2007
    ..The findings suggest the need for researchers to capture the heterogeneity of caregiver resilience when examining the longitudinal implications of informal long-term care and delivering clinical interventions...
  76. pmc Systematic review of the literature on comparative effectiveness of antiviral treatments for chronic hepatitis B infection
    Tatyana A Shamliyan
    Division of Health Policy and Management, Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 420 Delaware Street SE, D330 5 Mayo MMC 729, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:326-39. 2011
    ..To evaluate the comparative effectiveness of antiviral drugs in adults with chronic hepatitis B monoinfection for evidence-based decision-making...
  77. ncbi Predictors of institutionalization in Latinos with dementia
    Joseph E Gaugler
    Center on Aging, Center for Gerontological Nursing, School of Nursing, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 21:139-55. 2006
    ..The findings emphasize the need to explore time to institutionalization across racial and ethnic contexts, and suggest future variables to consider when analyzing nursing home placement in diverse situations...
  78. ncbi Unmet care needs and key outcomes in dementia
    Joseph E Gaugler
    School of Nursing, Center on Aging, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2098-105. 2005
    ..To determine how unmet needs for activity of daily living tasks influenced nursing home placement, death, or loss to follow-up in dementia...
  79. doi Predictors of patients' perceived need for medication to prevent fracture
    John T Schousboe
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55416, USA
    Med Care 49:273-80. 2011
    ..Adherence with medications to prevent fractures is suboptimal. Patients' perceived need for medication is an important predictor of medication-use behavior...
  80. doi Does integrated care improve treatment for depression? A systematic review
    Mary Butler
    Minnesota Evidence based Practice Center, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 34:113-25. 2011
    ..Integrated care appears to improve depression management in primary care patients, but questions remain about its specific form and implementation...
  81. ncbi Use of proxy respondents and accuracy of minimum data set assessments of activities of daily living
    Terry Y Lum
    University of Minnesota School of Social Work, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:654-9. 2005
    ..To investigate this issue, the authors studied the accuracy of functional assessments by comparing the MDS and interview data collected in two evaluation studies...
  82. doi The impact of sentinel lymph node biopsy and magnetic resonance imaging on important outcomes among patients with ductal carcinoma in situ
    Todd M Tuttle
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 2010:117-20. 2010
    ..Although MRI may identify occult multicentric or contralateral breast cancer in some patients, it may also lead to unnecessary biopsies and overtreatment...
  83. ncbi Alcoholism treatment episodes validly defined using mental health care utilization records
    Melanie M Wall
    Division of Biostatistics, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Mail Code 303, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:373-80. 2004
    ..We propose a method for defining and empirically validating episodes of alcoholism treatment from health care utilization records...
  84. ncbi Quality of life measures for nursing home residents
    Rosalie A Kane
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:240-8. 2003
    ..Quality of life (QOL) is a goal for nursing home residents, but measures are needed to tap this phenomenon...
  85. ncbi Clinical outcomes of PTCA in chronic renal failure: a case-control study for comorbid features and evaluation of dialysis dependence
    R W Asinger
    Cardiology Division 865A, Hennepin County Medical Center, 701 Park Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 13:21-8. 2001
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  86. ncbi Scaling the heights of quality of life
    R L Kane
    University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0374, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:1079-80. 2001
    ..Measuring always involves abstracting reality. Measuring an abstraction like quality of life is a daunting task. Numerous conceptual and methodological issues must be addressed, but the challenges should not deter the journey...
  87. ncbi Cognitive impairment in hemodialysis patients is common
    A M Murray
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Neurology 67:216-23. 2006
    ..Hemodialysis patients are at high risk for cognitive impairment due to their older age and high prevalence of stroke and cardiovascular risk factors...
  88. ncbi A randomized clinical trial of outpatient geriatric evaluation and management
    C Boult
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:351-9. 2001
    ..Mortality, use of most health services, and total Medicare payments did not differ significantly between the two groups. The intervention cost $1,350 per person. CONCLUSION: Targeted outpatient GEM slows functional decline...
  89. ncbi Potential for bone turnover markers to cost-effectively identify and select post-menopausal osteopenic women at high risk of fracture for bisphosphonate therapy
    J T Schousboe
    Division of Health Services Research and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:201-10. 2007
    ..Measurement of bone turnover may cost-effectively identify a subset of women with T-score >-2.5 for whom anti-resorptive drug therapy is cost-effective...
  90. pmc Predicting nursing facility residents' quality of life using external indicators
    Howard B Degenholtz
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:335-56. 2006
    ..There is considerable interest in determining whether it is possible to develop indicators of QOL that are more convenient and less expensive than direct, in-person interviews with residents...
  91. ncbi Rural-urban differences in medical care for nursing home residents with severe dementia at the end of life
    Charles E Gessert
    Division of Education and Research, SMDC Health System, Duluth, Minnesota 55805, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1199-205. 2006
    ..To identify factors associated with the use of selected medical services near the end of life in cognitively impaired residents of rural and urban nursing homes...
  92. ncbi Primary care outcomes in patients treated by nurse practitioners or physicians: two-year follow-up
    Elizabeth R Lenz
    Ohio State University, OH, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:332-51. 2004
    ..The results are consistent with the 6-month findings and with a growing body of evidence that the quality of primary care delivered by nurse practitioners is equivalent to that by physicians...
  93. ncbi Losing Neverland: creating a better world to age in
    Robert L Kane
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 6:353-6. 2005
  94. ncbi Using scripted video to assess interdisciplinary team effectiveness training outcomes
    Kathryn Hyer
    Training Academy on Aging, Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 24:75-91. 2003
    ..The results reported here include an analysis of 740 trainees' baseline responses from the multi-site educational programs to determine the construct validity of the new measure...
  95. ncbi Professionals with Personal Experience in Chronic Care (PPECC)
    Robert L Kane
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M867. 2003
  96. ncbi Older adults' satisfaction with integrated capitated health and long-term care
    Adam Atherly
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Gerontologist 44:348-57. 2004
    ..Because many older persons are unable to respond to surveys, separate instruments were developed for individuals and for their families...
  97. pmc Nursing effort and quality of care for nursing home residents
    Greg Arling
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, HITS Building Room 2000, 410 West 10 Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Gerontologist 47:672-82. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between nursing home staffing level, care received by individual residents, and resident quality-related care processes and functional outcomes...
  98. ncbi Professionals with personal experience in chronic care
    Robert L Kane
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1322. 2003
  99. pmc Strengthening research to improve the practice and management of long-term care
    Penny Hollander Feldman
    VNSNY Center for Home Care Policy and Research, USA
    Milbank Q 81:179-220, 171. 2003
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  100. pmc The causes of racial and ethnic differences in influenza vaccination rates among elderly Medicare beneficiaries
    Paul L Hebert
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Health Policy, New York, NY, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:517-37. 2005
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  101. ncbi The longitudinal effects of early behavior problems in the dementia caregiving career
    Joseph E Gaugler
    Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0086, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:100-16. 2005
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Research Grants3

  1. Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities
    Robert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..
  2. Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care Facilities
    Robert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..