home care services


Summary: Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Home care quality indicators (HCQIs) based on the MDS-HC
    John P Hirdes
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo and Homewood Research Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Gerontologist 44:665-79. 2004
  2. pmc Reliability of the interRAI suite of assessment instruments: a 12-country study of an integrated health information system
    John P Hirdes
    University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:277. 2008
  3. doi What is the impact of home-based HIV counseling and testing on the clinical status of newly enrolled adults in a large HIV care program in Western Kenya?
    Juddy Wachira
    School of Health Physical Education and Recreation, Bloomington, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:275-81. 2012
  4. doi Home telemonitoring for congestive heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 16:68-76. 2010
  5. doi Home telehealth for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health CADTH, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 16:120-7. 2010
  6. doi Feasibility, acceptability and cost of home-based HIV testing in rural Kenya
    Joel Negin
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Trop Med Int Health 14:849-55. 2009
  7. pmc Effect of home-based HIV counselling and testing on stigma and risky sexual behaviours: serial cross-sectional studies in Uganda
    Fred Nuwaha
    School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:17423. 2012
  8. doi High uptake of home-based, district-wide, HIV counseling and testing in Uganda
    Integrated Community Based Initiatives, Kabwohe, Uganda
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:735-41. 2010
  9. ncbi Family perspectives on end-of-life care at the last place of care
    Joan M Teno
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    JAMA 291:88-93. 2004
  10. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a general practice programme of home based exercise to prevent falls in elderly women
    A J Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, Otago Medical School, New Zealand
    BMJ 315:1065-9. 1997

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  1. ncbi Home care quality indicators (HCQIs) based on the MDS-HC
    John P Hirdes
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo and Homewood Research Institute, Ontario, Canada
    Gerontologist 44:665-79. 2004
    ..to develop home care quality indicators (HCQIs) to be used by a variety of audiences including consumers, agencies, regulators, and policy makers to support evidence-based decision making related to the quality of home care services.
  2. pmc Reliability of the interRAI suite of assessment instruments: a 12-country study of an integrated health information system
    John P Hirdes
    University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:277. 2008
    ..This study examined the reliability of the items from five instruments supporting home care, long term care, mental health, palliative care and post-acute care...
  3. doi What is the impact of home-based HIV counseling and testing on the clinical status of newly enrolled adults in a large HIV care program in Western Kenya?
    Juddy Wachira
    School of Health Physical Education and Recreation, Bloomington, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 54:275-81. 2012
  4. doi Home telemonitoring for congestive heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 16:68-76. 2010
    ..More studies of higher methodological quality are required to give more precise information about the potential clinical effectiveness of home telehealth interventions...
  5. doi Home telehealth for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Julie Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health CADTH, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 16:120-7. 2010
    ..21; 95% CI: 0.84 to 1.75). Home telehealth interventions were similar or better than usual care for quality of life and patient satisfaction outcomes...
  6. doi Feasibility, acceptability and cost of home-based HIV testing in rural Kenya
    Joel Negin
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Trop Med Int Health 14:849-55. 2009
    ..To demonstrate the feasibility, acceptability and cost of home-based HIV testing and to examine the applicability of the model to high HIV prevalence settings...
  7. pmc Effect of home-based HIV counselling and testing on stigma and risky sexual behaviours: serial cross-sectional studies in Uganda
    Fred Nuwaha
    School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:17423. 2012
  8. doi High uptake of home-based, district-wide, HIV counseling and testing in Uganda
    Integrated Community Based Initiatives, Kabwohe, Uganda
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:735-41. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that home-based HCT was well-accepted, feasible, and effective in identifying HIV-infected individuals who did not know their HIV status in rural Uganda...
  9. ncbi Family perspectives on end-of-life care at the last place of care
    Joan M Teno
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    JAMA 291:88-93. 2004
    ..Over the past century, nursing homes and hospitals increasingly have become the site of death, yet no national studies have examined the adequacy or quality of end-of-life care in institutional settings compared with deaths at home...
  10. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a general practice programme of home based exercise to prevent falls in elderly women
    A J Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, Otago Medical School, New Zealand
    BMJ 315:1065-9. 1997
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a home exercise programme of strength and balance retraining exercises in reducing falls and injuries in elderly women...
  11. ncbi Minimum data set for home care: a valid instrument to assess frail older people living in the community
    F Landi
    Istituto di Medicina Interna e Geriatria, Centro Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Med Care 38:1184-90. 2000
    ..To facilitate comprehensive assessment, as well as to generate a useful, policy-relevant patient database, standardized, multidimensional, and validated instruments are very helpful...
  12. doi Systematic review of telemedicine services for patients affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    Laura Bartoli
    Department of Management, Economics, and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Telemed J E Health 15:877-83. 2009
    ..The adoption of telemedicine inevitably resulted in the reconfiguration of the existing practices and sociomaterial relationships. These organizational changes must be understood and addressed...
  13. ncbi Multidimensional preventive home visit programs for community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Anke Huss
    Department of Geriatrics, Inselspital University of Bern Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:298-307. 2008
    ..Our objective was to systematically review RCTs examining the effect of home visit programs on mortality, nursing home admissions, and functional status decline...
  14. doi Validation of Resource Utilization Groups version III for Home Care (RUG-III/HC): evidence from a Canadian home care jurisdiction
    Jeffrey W Poss
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Med Care 46:380-7. 2008
    ..The case-mix system Resource Utilization Groups version III for Home Care (RUG-III/HC) was derived using a modest data sample from Michigan, but to date no comprehensive large scale validation has been done...
  15. ncbi Evaluation of a home-based voluntary counselling and testing intervention in rural Uganda
    Brent Wolff
    Medical Research Council, P O 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Health Policy Plan 20:109-16. 2005
  16. doi Outcomes of coordinated and integrated interventions targeting frail elderly people: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Kajsa Eklund
    The Vardal Institute, The Swedish Institute for Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Health Soc Care Community 17:447-58. 2009
    ..This review pinpoints the importance of using valid outcome measurements and describing both the content and implementation of the intervention...
  17. pmc Factors influencing death at home in terminally ill patients with cancer: systematic review
    Barbara Gomes
    The Cicely Saunders Foundation Department of Palliative Care, Policy, and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 332:515-21. 2006
    ..To determine the relative influence of different factors on place of death in patients with cancer...
  18. doi Home telehealth for diabetes management: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    J Polisena
    Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, 600 865 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5S8, Canada
    Diabetes Obes Metab 11:913-30. 2009
    ..The research objective was to systematically review the literature and perform meta-analyses to assess the potential benefits of home telehealth compared with usual care (UC) for patients with diabetes...
  19. doi Comparison of home and clinic-based HIV testing among household members of persons taking antiretroviral therapy in Uganda: results from a randomized trial
    Eric Lugada
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:245-52. 2010
    ..Due to high rates of undiagnosed and untreated HIV infection in Africa, we compared HIV counseling and testing (VCT) uptake among household members of patients receiving antiretroviral therapy...
  20. ncbi A randomized study of a multidisciplinary program to intervene on geriatric syndromes in vulnerable older people who live at home (Dutch EASYcare Study)
    René J F Melis
    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:283-90. 2008
    ..This study compared the effects of this new model to usual care...
  21. ncbi The effectiveness of a community-based program for reducing the incidence of falls in the elderly: a randomized trial
    Lindy Clemson
    School of Occupation and Leisure Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1487-94. 2004
    ..To test whether Stepping On, a multifaceted community-based program using a small-group learning environment, is effective in reducing falls in at-risk people living at home...
  22. pmc A randomised controlled trial of a home based exercise programme to reduce the risk of falling among people with Parkinson's disease
    Ann Ashburn
    Rehabilitation Research Unit, School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Level E, Centre Block, Mailpoint 886, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Rd, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:678-84. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a personalised home programme of exercises and strategies for repeat fallers with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  23. doi Making sure services deliver for people with advanced heart failure: a longitudinal qualitative study of patients, family carers, and health professionals
    Kirsty J Boyd
    Primary Palliative Care Research Group, Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH89DX, UK
    Palliat Med 23:767-76. 2009
    ..We conclude that patients with long-term conditions needing palliative care should be identified and managed using pragmatic criteria that include a proactive shift in care goals...
  24. doi Place of death and palliative care following discharge from paediatric intensive care units
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:1195-8. 2011
    ..To determine where children die following discharge from paediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in Great Britain and to investigate if this varies by discharge to palliative care...
  25. ncbi Rationale and design of a prospective study of the efficacy of a remote monitoring system used in implantable cardioverter defibrillator follow-up: the Lumos-T Reduces Routine Office Device Follow-Up Study (TRUST) study
    Niraj Varma
    Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am Heart J 154:1029-34. 2007
    ..All study patients will have a final office visit 15 months after implant. The results of TRUST may confirm the role of remote monitoring as an intensive surveillance mechanism for device management...
  26. doi Integration of devices into long-term condition management: a synthesis of qualitative studies
    Claire Gately
    Primary Care Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Chronic Illn 4:135-48. 2008
    ..Future research and theory building can be facilitated by the synthesis of existing qualitative studies...
  27. doi The nature of safety problems among Canadian homecare clients: evidence from the RAI-HC reporting system
    Diane M Doran
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Manag 17:165-74. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the nature of patient safety problems among Canadian homecare (HC) clients, using data collected through the RAI-HC((c)) assessment instrument...
  28. ncbi A description of adverse events in home healthcare
    Elizabeth A Madigan
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 25:191-7. 2007
    ..The findings also raise questions regarding the appropriateness of these adverse events and whether there are additional adverse events that warrant monitoring and follow-up evaluation...
  29. doi A non-randomised controlled trial of the Home Independence Program (HIP): an Australian restorative programme for older home-care clients
    Gill Lewin
    Centre for Research on Ageing, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 18:91-9. 2010
  30. doi Interrelationship of oral health status, swallowing function, nutritional status, and cognitive ability with activities of daily living in Japanese elderly people receiving home care services due to physical disabilities
    Michiko Furuta
    Section of Preventive and Public Health Dentistry, Division of Oral Health, Growth and Development, Kyushu University Faculty of Dental Science, Fukuoka, Japan
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 41:173-81. 2013
    ..direct and indirect relationships among oral health status, swallowing function, nutritional status, cognitive ability, and ADL in Japanese elderly people living at home and receiving home care services because of physical disabilities.
  31. doi Use of telehealth by older adults to manage heart failure
    Kathryn H Dansky
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, 114 Henderson Building, University Park, PA 16803, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 1:25-32. 2008
    ..Managers and policy makers responsible for creating and funding programs that support the use of health information technologies by older adults can benefit from these results...
  32. doi A technological life buoy: patient perceptions of the Health Buddy
    Louise M LaFramboise
    Adult Health and Illness Department, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 5330, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 24:216-24. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to discover perceptions about ease of use, efficacy, and difficulties encountered by patients who used an in-home telehealth communication device, the Health Buddy...
  33. pmc Multi-centre cluster randomised trial comparing a community group exercise programme with home based exercise with usual care for people aged 65 and over in primary care: protocol of the ProAct 65+ trial
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Rowland Hill St, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Trials 11:6. 2010
    ..However, physical activity levels are low in the older population and previous studies have demonstrated only modest, short-term improvements in activity levels with intervention...
  34. pmc Technology-enhanced practice for patients with chronic cardiac disease: home implementation and evaluation
    Patricia Flatley Brennan
    University of Wisconsin Madison School of Nursing, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Heart Lung 39:S34-46. 2010
    ..This 3-year field experiment engaged 60 nurses and 282 patients in the design and evaluation of an innovative home-care nursing model, referred to as technology-enhanced practice (TEP)...
  35. ncbi Increasing live donor kidney transplantation: a randomized controlled trial of a home-based educational intervention
    J R Rodrigue
    The Transplant Center and the Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, LMOB 7th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:394-401. 2007
    ..0001) and in willingness to discuss LDKT with others (p < 0.0001), and a decrease in LDKT concerns (p < 0.0001). Results indicate that an HB outreach program is more effective in increasing LDKT rates than CB education alone...
  36. doi Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis: results from the first national population-based survey in France
    V Goulet
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, Saint Maurice 94410, France
    Sex Transm Infect 86:263-70. 2010
    ..Few studies have estimated Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) prevalence in the general population, most prevalence studies being based on people already attending healthcare settings...
  37. doi PEARLS depression treatment for individuals with epilepsy: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul Ciechanowski
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:225-31. 2010
    ..The objective of this randomized controlled trial was to determine the effectiveness of PEARLS, a home-based program for managing depression in adult individuals with epilepsy and clinically significant acute and chronic depression...
  38. ncbi Primary care providers' perceptions of home diabetes telemedicine care in the IDEATel project
    Fred Tudiver
    Department of Family Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
    J Rural Health 23:55-61. 2007
    ..Few telemedicine projects have systematically examined provider satisfaction and attitudes...
  39. doi Reversal of the British trends in place of death: time series analysis 2004-2010
    Barbara Gomes
    King s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, UK
    Palliat Med 26:102-7. 2012
    ..Secular trends towards an institutionalised dying have been reported in Britain and other developed world regions...
  40. ncbi Unmet home care needs among community-dwelling elderly people in Spain
    Angel Otero
    Centro Universitario de Salud Pública, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:234-42. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of home care needs and the factors associated with unmet home care needs among community-dwelling elderly people in Spain...
  41. doi Functional ability and health complaints among older people with a combination of public and informal care vs. public care only
    Staffan Karlsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:136-48. 2008
    ..The results indicate that there is a shift from the substitution to the complementary model and highlights that attention to the family carers is needed...
  42. ncbi Daily living with distress and enrichment: the moral experience of families with ventilator-assisted children at home
    Franco A Carnevale
    Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 117:e48-60. 2006
    The growing shift toward home care services assumes that "being home is good" and that this is the most desirable option...
  43. ncbi Comparative bench study of triggering, pressurization, and cycling between the home ventilator VPAP II and three ICU ventilators
    Didier Tassaux
    Division of Anesthesiology, University Hospital, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 28:1254-61. 2002
    ..To compare triggering, pressurization, and cycling of the home ventilator VPAP II with those of three ICU ventilators (Evita 4, Galileo, and Servo 300)...
  44. pmc A systematic review of different models of home and community care services for older persons
    Lee Fay Low
    Dementia Collaborative Research Centre, School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, AGSM Building, University of NSW, Sydney NSW 2052 Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:93. 2011
    ..The aim of this review is to evaluate the outcomes of case managed, integrated or consumer directed home and community care services for older persons, including those with dementia...
  45. ncbi Preventive home care of frail older people: a review of recent case management studies
    Ingalill Rahm Hallberg
    Department of Nursing Care, Lund University, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 13:112-20. 2004
    ..Perhaps effects would be expected in all three areas and thus these should be included in evaluative studies in addition to measures for family and/or informal caregiver's strain and satisfaction...
  46. doi The Birmingham Rehabilitation Uptake Maximisation study (BRUM): a randomised controlled trial comparing home-based with centre-based cardiac rehabilitation
    K Jolly
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Heart 95:36-42. 2009
    ..To compare the outcomes of home-based (using the Heart Manual) and centre-based cardiac rehabilitation programmes...
  47. doi Place of death in metropolitan regions: metropolitan versus non-metropolitan variation in place of death in Belgium, The Netherlands and England
    Dirk Houttekier
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Health Place 16:132-9. 2010
    ..These findings warrant specific approaches to end-of-life care in metropolitan areas...
  48. doi The effect of community-based support services on clinical efficacy and health-related quality of life in HIV/AIDS patients in resource-limited settings in sub-Saharan Africa
    Inoussa Kabore
    Family Health International FHI, Arlington, Virginia 22031, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:581-94. 2010
    ..This report discusses the feasibility of effective ART in a large number of patients in resource-limited settings and the added value of concomitant community-based supportive care services...
  49. doi Where people die (1974--2030): past trends, future projections and implications for care
    Barbara Gomes
    Cicely Saunders International Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, UK
    Palliat Med 22:33-41. 2008
    ..We analysed past trends in place of death (1974-2003) and projected likely trends to 2030 in England and Wales and from these need for care...
  50. doi Understanding factors that inhibit or promote the utilization of telecare in chronic lung disease
    Frances S Mair
    Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Chronic Illn 4:110-7. 2008
  51. pmc High accuracy of home-based community rapid HIV testing in rural Malawi
    Anna M Molesworth
    Karonga Prevention Study, Karonga District, Malawi
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:625-30. 2010
    ..To assess the performance of rapid HIV antibody tests when used as part of a home-based community wide counseling and testing strategy in northern Malawi...
  52. ncbi Transitions between care settings at the end of life in belgium
    Lieve Van den Block
    JAMA 298:1638-9. 2007
  53. ncbi How much is enough? Perspectives of care recipients and professionals on the sufficiency of in-home care
    N Morrow-Howell
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontologist 41:723-32. 2001
    ..The authors compared the perspectives of care recipients and professionals on one aspect of the broad concept of quality of care in home care-the sufficiency of the amount of care provided by informal and formal caregivers...
  54. doi Which patients with cancer die at home? A study of six European countries using death certificate data
    Joachim Cohen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Clin Oncol 28:2267-73. 2010
    ..This study examines the proportion of cancer deaths occurring at home in six European countries in relation to illness and to demographic and health care factors...
  55. ncbi A systematic review of the literature on home monitoring for patients with heart failure
    Andres Martinez
    Departamento de Teoria de la Senal y Comunicaciones, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    J Telemed Telecare 12:234-41. 2006
  56. pmc Effects of a supervised home-based aerobic and progressive resistance training regimen in women infected with human immunodeficiency virus: a randomized trial
    Sara E Dolan
    Program in Nutritional Metabolism and Neuroendocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1225-31. 2006
    ..Women infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) increasingly demonstrate abnormalities in fat distribution and metabolism; however, the effects of a home-based exercise regimen in this group have not been investigated...
  57. ncbi Effectiveness of assistive technology and environmental interventions in maintaining independence and reducing home care costs for the frail elderly. A randomized controlled trial
    W C Mann
    Engineering Research Center on Aging, University at Buffalo, NY, USA
    Arch Fam Med 8:210-7. 1999
    ..Home environmental interventions (EIs) and assistive technology (AT) devices have the potential to increase independence for community-based frail elderly persons, but their effectiveness has not been demonstrated...
  58. pmc Interdisciplinary cooperation of GPs in palliative care at home: a nationwide survey in The Netherlands
    Sander D Borgsteede
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 25:226-31. 2007
    ..To investigate the occurrence and predictors of interdisciplinary cooperation of GPs with other caregivers in palliative care at home...
  59. doi Supporting the dementia family caregiver: the effect of home care intervention on general well-being
    Birgitte Schoenmakers
    Academic Centre of General Practice, Catholic University Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33 blok J Box 7001, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Aging Ment Health 14:44-56. 2010
    ..In this meta-analytic review, a quantitative analysis of the effect of the different types of professional dementia home care interventions was made...
  60. ncbi The effectiveness and efficiency of home-based nursing health promotion for older people: a review of the literature
    Maureen Markle-Reid
    McMaster University and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Health Research Personnel Development Fund
    Med Care Res Rev 63:531-69. 2006
    ..Findings also indicate the need for a theoretical foundation, increased emphasis on health-promotion strategies, and more research using a more complete economic evaluation to establish efficiency...
  61. pmc Randomised controlled trial of an occupational therapy intervention to increase outdoor mobility after stroke
    P A Logan
    University of Nottingham, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD
    BMJ 329:1372-5. 2004
    ..To evaluate an occupational therapy intervention to improve outdoor mobility after stroke...
  62. doi Staff attrition among community health workers in home-based care programmes for people living with HIV and AIDS in western Kenya
    Charles Omondi Olang'o
    Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Policy 97:232-7. 2010
    ..This paper examines trends and underlying causes of attrition among volunteer community health workers in home-based care for people living with HIV and AIDS in western Kenya...
  63. doi The use of telecare for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: implications for management
    Khim Horton
    Centre for Research in Nursing and Midwifery Education, Division of Health and Social Care, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Surrey, UK
    J Nurs Manag 16:173-80. 2008
    ..To evaluate the telecare service offered by Home Care teams to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  64. ncbi Where people die: a multilevel approach to understanding influences on site of death in America
    Andrea Gruneir
    Brown University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 64:351-78. 2007
    ..These results reinforce the importance of both social and structural characteristics in shaping the end-of-life experience...
  65. pmc Effect of a restorative model of posthospital home care on hospital readmissions
    Mary E Tinetti
    Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1521-6. 2012
    ..To compare readmissions of Medicare recipients of usual home care and a matched group of recipients of a restorative model of home care...
  66. doi Goal setting as a feature of homecare services for older people: does it make a difference?
    John Parsons
    School of Nursing, The University of Auckland, ECOM House Ferncroft St Grafton, Auckland 1150, New Zealand
    Age Ageing 41:24-9. 2012
  67. ncbi Whom do preventive home visits help?
    Andreas Stuck
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:561-3. 2008
  68. ncbi Community-based treatment of late life depression an expert panel-informed literature review
    John T Frederick
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:222-49. 2007
    ..To present findings from an expert panel-informed literature review on community-based treatment of late-life depression...
  69. ncbi Recommendations for treating depression in community-based older adults
    Lesley E Steinman
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:175-81. 2007
    ..To present recommendations for community-based treatment of late-life depression to public health and aging networks...
  70. ncbi Does supplementary prenatal nursing and home visitation support improve resource use in a universal health care system? A randomized controlled trial in Canada
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Canada
    Birth 33:183-94. 2006
    ..The objective of this randomized controlled trial was to examine the impact of supplementary prenatal care on resource use among a community-based population of pregnant women...
  71. pmc Health-related quality of life and physical recovery after a critical illness: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of a home-based physical rehabilitation program
    Doug Elliott
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology, Sydney, 15 Broadway, Ultimo, 2007, Australia
    Crit Care 15:R142. 2011
    ..This study was designed to test the effect of an individualised eight-week home-based physical rehabilitation program on recovery...
  72. pmc Telemonitoring in patients with heart failure
    Sarwat I Chaudhry
    Section of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2301-9. 2010
    ..Small studies suggest that telemonitoring may improve heart-failure outcomes, but its effect in a large trial has not been established...
  73. doi The impact of telehome care on health status and quality of life among patients with diabetes in a primary care setting in Poland
    Maria Magdalena Bujnowska-Fedak
    Department of Family Medicine, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland
    Telemed J E Health 17:153-63. 2011
    ..Telehome care has been proposed as a solution to the challenges of providing effective and affordable care for patients with diabetes...
  74. doi Self-care among persons using advanced medical technology at home
    Angelika Fex
    Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, University West, Trollhattan, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 18:2809-17. 2009
    ..This study aimed to describe lived experiences of self-care among persons using advanced medical technology at home...
  75. pmc Effects of intensive home visiting programs for older people with poor health status: a systematic review
    Ans Bouman
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Peter Debyeplein 1, 6229 HA Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:74. 2008
    ..The objective of this review was to assess the effectiveness of intensive home visiting programs targeting older people with poor health or otherwise with functional impairments...
  76. doi The effect of a designated tool on person-centred goal identification and service planning among older people receiving homecare in New Zealand
    John G M Parsons
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Health Soc Care Community 20:653-62. 2012
  77. pmc Who is the key worker in palliative home care?
    Trine Brogaard
    Research Unit for General Practice and Department of Family Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Bartholins Alle 2, Aarhus, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 29:150-6. 2011
    ..Furthermore, it aimed to explore the level of agreement on this issue between study participants...
  78. doi Telehealth: the promise of new care delivery models
    Stuart M Speedie
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Telemed J E Health 14:964-7. 2008
    ..Change is inherently risky but we must have the courage to assume the risk in order to create telehealth-driven innovations that lead to better and more cost-effective medical care for all...
  79. doi Home nursing and home help for dementia patients: Predictors for utilization and expected quality from a family caregiver's point of view
    Elmar Graessel
    Erlangen University Hospital, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:233-8. 2011
  80. pmc Effects of general practitioner training and family support services on the care of home-dwelling dementia patients--results of a controlled cluster-randomized study
    Carolin Donath
    Psychiatric University Clinic Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:314. 2010
    ..More than 90% of dementia patients are cared for by their general practitioners, who are decisively involved in the diagnosis, therapy and recommendation of support services...
  81. doi Understanding factors that influence success of home- and community-based services in keeping older adults in community settings
    Ya Mei Chen
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Aging Health 22:267-91. 2010
  82. ncbi Low-technology heart failure care in home health: improving patient outcomes
    Christina Quinn
    Byrdine F Lewis School of Nursing, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 24:533-40. 2006
    ..Patient outcomes included decreased rehospitalization, decreased symptoms of HF, and increased quality of life...
  83. doi Long-term outcomes from the PEARLS randomized trial for the treatment of depression in patients with epilepsy
    Naomi Chaytor
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 20:545-9. 2011
    ..The PEARLS program significantly reduces depressive symptoms in adults with epilepsy, and this effect is maintained for 18 months after baseline and for more than 1 year after completion of home visits...
  84. ncbi Home care nursing in Japan: a challenge for providing good care at home
    Sachiyo Murashima
    Department of Community Health Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Public Health Nurs 19:94-103. 2002
    ..In addition, four issues of home care in Japan are described related to home care for older persons, high-tech home care, terminal care, and home care for psychiatric patients...
  85. ncbi A palliative-care intervention and death at home: a cluster randomised trial
    M S Jordhøy
    Unit of Applied Clinical Research, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Kreftbygget, University Hospital of Trondheim
    Lancet 356:888-93. 2000
    ..We did a cluster randomised trial to assess the intervention's effectiveness compared with conventional care..
  86. ncbi Towards new scopes: sensor-enhanced regional health information systems - part 1: architectural challenges
    O J Bott
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Technical University of Braunschweig, Mühlenpfordtstrasse 23, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
    Methods Inf Med 46:476-83. 2007
    ..To analyze utilization of sensor technology in telemonitoring and home care and to discuss concepts and challenges of sensor-enhanced regional health information systems (rHIS)...
  87. ncbi The cost-effectiveness of noninstitutional long-term care services: review and synthesis of the most recent evidence
    David C Grabowski
    Harvard Medical School, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 63:3-28. 2006
  88. ncbi Home care decision support using an Arden engine--merging smart home and vital signs data
    Michael Marschollek
    Peter L Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig Institute of Technology and Hannover Medical School, Germany
    Stud Health Technol Inform 146:483-7. 2009
    ..g. vital signs sensors and home environmental sensors, need to be combined and analyzed together. Furthermore, a standardized decision support approach is necessary...
  89. doi Perspectives of personal support workers and ventilator-users on training needs
    Dina Brooks
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 71:244-50. 2008
    ..As part of a larger qualitative study exploring relationships between ventilator-users and PSWs, this project explored training experiences and needs of PSWs from the perspectives of both groups...
  90. ncbi Home-based HIV counselling and testing in western Kenya
    S Kimaiyo
    Moi University School of Medicine, Eldoret, Kenya
    East Afr Med J 87:100-8. 2010
    ..However, there is almost no evidence that large-scale, door-to-door testing is even feasible in settings with both limited resources and significant stigma around HIV and AIDS...
  91. doi Enabling independence: restorative approaches to home care provision for frail older adults
    Bridget Ryburn
    Lincoln Centre for Research on Ageing, Australian Institute for Primary Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 17:225-34. 2009
    ..quality of life and functional status and reduced costs associated with a reduction in the ongoing use of home care services postintervention...
  92. ncbi Home telemonitoring for respiratory conditions: a systematic review
    Mirou Jaana
    Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Am J Manag Care 15:313-20. 2009
  93. doi Long-term home ventilation of children in Italy: a national survey
    F Racca
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, San Giovanni Battista Molinette Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Pediatr Pulmonol 46:566-72. 2011
    ..However, the profile of this growing population, the quality and adequacy of home care, and patients' needs still require thorough assessment...
  94. ncbi Symptoms in patients receiving palliative care: a study on patient-physician encounters in general practice
    Sander D Borgsteede
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 21:417-23. 2007
    ..To face these complex challenges in patients receiving palliative care at home, GPs have to be trained as well as supported by specialized palliative care consultants...
  95. ncbi Effectiveness of a lifestyle physical activity versus a structured exercise intervention in older adults
    Evelien Van Roie
    Dept of Biomedical Kinesiology, Leuven Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium
    J Aging Phys Act 18:335-52. 2010
    ..Consequently, interventions aiming at reducing cardiovascular risks among sedentary elderly should focus on long-term changes in physical activity behavior...
  96. ncbi On being dependent on home mechanical ventilation: depictions of patients' experiences over time
    Berit Lindahl
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Sweden
    Qual Health Res 16:881-901. 2006
    ..Ignorance and negative attitudes on the part of professionals working and/or managing care in the patients' homes are interpreted as causing suffering and intensifying a closed-in mode of being...
  97. pmc Why does the provision of home mechanical ventilation vary so widely?
    Knut Dybwik
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology, Nordland Hospital, Bodø, Norway
    Chron Respir Dis 7:67-73. 2010
    ..Data describing regional differences in the prevalence of HMV within countries is lacking. Further research is needed to identify these differences to ensure equality of provision of HMV...
  98. doi Nurses as guests or professionals in home health care
    Stina Oresland
    Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 15:371-83. 2008
    ..An ethics of care and an ethics of justice were present in these positions, both of which create diverse ethical appeals, that is, implicit demands to perform according to a guest or to a professional norm...
  99. pmc Systematic review of home telemonitoring for chronic diseases: the evidence base
    Guy Paré
    HEC Montreal, 3000 Chemin de la Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:269-77. 2007
    ..This study presents a systematic review of the nature and magnitude of outcomes associated with telemonitoring of four types of chronic illnesses: pulmonary conditions, diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular diseases...
  100. ncbi Individual patient data meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of community occupational therapy for stroke patients
    M F Walker
    University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Stroke 35:2226-32. 2004
    ..Trials of occupational therapy for stroke patients living in the community have varied in their findings. It is unclear why these discrepancies have occurred...
  101. doi Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:1936-44. 2008
    ..Therefore the project for advancing the health of newborns and mothers (Projahnmo) implemented a community-based intervention package through government and non-government organisation infrastructures to reduce neonatal mortality...

Research Grants78

    CLAIRE L MURPHY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..2005). Elucidation of age-related changes in brain response to appetitive chemosensory stimuli may suggest avenues to modulate food intake and obesity in middle age, and metabolic disease and cognitive impairment in older adults. ..
  2. Mechanisms of Pleural Fibrosis in Empyema
    Kamal A Mohammed; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Currently there are no effective treatments for pleural fibrosis therefore the findings from these studies will move towards development of potential therapeutics against empyema and help to better manage empyema patients. ..
  3. Optimal Prevention and Control of Periodontal Disease: The Periodontal Pocket Irr
    Thomas E Van Dyke; Fiscal Year: 2011
  4. Effects of Alcohol on Stem Cells in the Adult Brain
    Michael W Miller; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Such data are of key importance for our understanding of other neurodegenerative diseases (e.g., Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases) and for the developmental of therapeutic strategies to address these diseases. ..
  5. System for Tracking and Managing Pain (STAMP)
    Wendy A Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2012
  6. Effects of Non-Exercise Activity on Cognitive Function in the Elderly
    Teresa J Buracchio; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Veterans with dementia make greater use of inpatient services, VA-operated nursing homes, and VA sponsored home care services. Early interventions to delay or treat cognitive impairment will reduce costs and improve the quality of ..
  7. Personality and Health Services Use and Expenditures of Older Persons
    Bruce Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Age-Dependent Regulation of Muscle Stem Cell Homeostasis
    Bradley B Olwin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Sridhar Madala; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. Genetic Discovery and Application in a Clinical Setting Continuing a Partnership
    Eric B Larson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Methods to use these results in clinical care will be guided by focus groups of patients and caregivers in the patient-centered Group Health system. ..
  11. Activity and Exercise Monitoring System (AEMS)
    MARK A FAUCI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We propose developing a system of software and hardware that will promote the low-cost delivery of these types of programs, as well as provide an important future research platform. ..
  12. Comparative effectiveness of home care environments for diverse elders'outcomes
    Olga Jarrín; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Development of Personalized Assistive Technology to Improve Dementia Care at Home
    CHANTAL M F E KERSSENS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..up the network and customer service capabilities, expanding our market distribution system to include home care services providers and other companies that work with PWD, and expanding the functionality of the mobile tablet to ..
  14. Oral Health Status and its Correlates in Adults with Developmental Disabilities
    JOHN PATRICK contact MORGAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
  15. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in Latin America
    Nancy A Carney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We further hypothesize that outcome will be significantly associated with level of resources, and with medical management. ..
  16. Mobile Technologies Assisting Patients &Family Caregivers in Healthy Living
    Carol E Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
  17. Intelligent Sensor System for Early Illness Alerts in Senior Housing
    Marilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This application will be of interest to both NINR and NIA. ..
  18. HealthCare Manager: A Remote Medication and Personal Health Plan Support System
    Daniel K Davies; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A prototype system will be developed in Phase I and tested with 32 subjects by AbleLink's project partner, the Westchester Institute on Human Development. ..
  19. Understanding Access to Hospice Care
    MELISSA DIANE ALDRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..e., inpatient care for patients unable to remain at home).51 More than 95% of hospice care reimbursed by Medicare is for routine home care.35 ..
  20. Center for Health Insurance Reform, Cardiovascular Outcomes, and Disparities
    Nancy R Kressin; Fiscal Year: 2013
  21. HealthCare Manager: Remote Medication and Health Plan Support System-Phase II
    Daniel K Davies; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This relates to the mission of NIH by providing a support tool that will enable seniors to perform personal health care tasks more consistently and accurately, thus promoting individual health and quality of life. ..
  22. The Role of Social and Behavioral Factors on Disaster Planning in Home Care
    Robyn R M Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Information from this study will serve to inform important policy strategies that will lead to a reduction in risk of adverse disaster-related outcomes in this vulnerable population. ..
  23. Evaluating Pay for Performance and its Design: Evidence from Nursing Homes
    Rachel M Werner; Fiscal Year: 2012
  24. Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Among Seniors and Their Family Caregivers
    Melissa Andrea Simon; Fiscal Year: 2012
  25. Comparative Analysis of Surgical Treatment Options for Localized Prostate Cancer
    James A Eastham; Fiscal Year: 2010
  26. Atrial fibrillation, functional decline, and arrhythmia detection in older adults
    Jared W Magnani; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Key mentoring in geriatric research and AF and integration in the Boston Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center will enhance the proposed investigations. 9/27/2012 ..
  27. Intranasal Glutathione in Parkinson's Disease
    LAURIE KATHERN MISCHLEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finding innovative treatments that halt disease progression are of paramount importance to public health. ..
  28. Advancing Long -Term Care Research by Linking HRS and LTC Focus
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Healthcare Associated Infections in Home Health Care
    Jingjing Shang; Fiscal Year: 2013
  30. Organizational Factors and the Delivery of Nursing Home Care
    DAVID GEORGE STEVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Research aims included in the first, generally-focused area are largely descriptive and will inform research into the other, more applied topics. ..
  31. Promoting Seniors'Health with Home Care Aides: A Pilot
    Naoko Muramatsu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This study will provide information necessary to design a future study to test the program's effectiveness. ..
  32. Tumorigenic moisturizing creams: mechanisms and active constituents
    Allan H Conney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..3. Evaluate the tumor-promoting activity of topical applications of sodium lauryl sulfate, mineral oil and petrolatum in UVB-pretreated high-risk mice. ..
  33. Heart Failure Group Appointments: Rehospitalization Prevention Clinical Trial
    Carol E Smith; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The group clinic appointments with discussion sessions support and engage patients in self-management (checklist diaries/symptom reporting algorithms), strengthen their HF home management and reduce overall re- hospitalization rates. ..
  34. Brief Intervention to Improve QOL &Couple Functioning after Prostate Surgery
    Michael A Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2012
  35. Moral Hazard and Long-Term Care Insurance
    RITA TAMARA KONETZKA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Understanding Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Outcomes of Medicare Home Health C
    JOAN DAVITT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The elimination of racial/ethnic health disparities holds the greatest promise to improve the overall health status of our society, while at the same time directly benefiting vulnerable populations. ..
  37. Partnership to Improve Workplace Safety for In-Home Care Workers
    NANCY E GLASS; Fiscal Year: 2012
  38. Transitional Care Medication Safety and Medical Liability: Closing the Chasm
    CINDY LOU CORBETT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Subsequently, developed risk management strategies can be tested, replicated and disseminated to improve medication safety for patients;patient outcomes will be improved and lower overall health care costs will be realized. ..
  39. Towards Effective and Efficient Adoption of Health IT in Home Health Care
    Günes Koru; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Framework approach, suited to this research project for its inductive and deductive capabilities, will be used as the qualitative research methodology. ..
  40. Nursing Home Care Research and Capacity-Building in China
    NING JACKIE contact ZHANG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In return, developed countries, such as the U.S., can learn from China's culture of family and community support of the elderly and family-oriented nursing homes. This project will promote both of these goals. ..
  41. Training for Providers of an Evidence-Based AD Family Caregiver Intervention
    JOHN V HOBDAY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..8 million family caregivers delivering nearly 75% of the home care for those with AD (Alzheimer's Association, p. 15) as well as potentially saving the health care system hundreds of millions of dollars. ..
  42. Developing a Toolkit of Person-Centered Care Quality for Assisted Living
    Sheryl Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2012
  43. Individualized Feedback Effectiveness in Heart Failure Home Telemonitoring
    KIMBERLY DENISE SHEA; Fiscal Year: 2011
  44. An RCT of an Educational Video to Improve Nursing Home Care in End-Stage Dementia
    Angelo Volandes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This work could have significant clinical and policy implications for the millions of Americans dying with ths disease by promoting care that is more consistent with their preferences and that is less burdensome and costly. ..
  45. Barriers and Facilitators to Implementation and Adoption of EHR in Home Care
    Paulina S Sockolow; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The research will also stimulate more effective EHR home care studies by strengthening the research approach and increasing the knowledge-base regarding EHR implementation and adoption. ..
  46. Pain & Pain Management in a Medicaid Waiver Program
    BETH BYMA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research addresses two National Nursing Research Agenda (NNRA) research priorities: long-term care for older adults and symptom management for pain. ..
  47. Evaluating Sequential Strategies to Reduce Readmission in a Diverse Population
    Dennis Ross-Degnan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For our third aim, we will analyze the costs and cost-effectiveness of the Patient Navigator intervention (Tier 3) relative to the Tier 2 intervention for high-risk patients. ..
  48. Understanding Processes of Care and Patient Safety Outcomes in Nursing Homes: An
    KALI ST MARIE THOMAS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Therefore, it is important to understand the relationship of patient safety culture, processes of care, and patient safety outcomes. ..
  49. Cost-Sharing, Use, and Outcomes of Post-Acute Care in Medicare Advantage Plans
    Amal N Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2013
  50. Survivorship Education for Quality Cancer Care
    Marcia Grant; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A national group of leading experts have enthusiastically agreed to be faculty. ..
  51. Substance use in foster care youth: Relations among maltreatment, use, and coping
    Joy Gabrielli; Fiscal Year: 2013
  52. A Brain-based Approach to Enhancing Executive Control Functions in Healthy Aging
    MARK D'ESPOSITO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The aim of this project is to investigate the neural mechanisms underlying age-related cognitive decline and to develop interventions and biomarkers to evaluate the efficacy of these interventions. ..
  53. Training for Providers of an Evidence-Based AD Family Caregiver Intervention
    Mary Sherman Mittelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition to its strong present commercial potential, this IBME may be also useful as a template for future training of providers of caregiving support to persons with chronic diseases other than ADRD. ..
  54. Predicting Care Coordination Needs of Frail Older Adults from Longitudinal Data
    Tae Youn Kim; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Finally, findings can be used to inform health care consumers about nurse care coordination for frail older adults living in the community. ..
  55. Improving The Quality Of Advanced Cancer Care With Disease Management
    Barbara Daly; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..remain after controlling for the influence of demographic, clinical and organizational covariates? (5) To what extent are differences in patient and caregiver outcomes achieved through improvements in collaboration and problem solving? ..
  56. Impacts of nursing home competition &state policies on disparities in quality
    Yue Li; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The information generated by this project will contribute to the knowledge regarding the ways with which major nursing home policies impact equity of care. ..
  57. Goals of Care: A Nursing Home Trial of Decision Support for Advanced Dementia
    Laura C Hanson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To permit dissemination, the intervention design is pragmatic and well integrated with nursing home interdisciplinary care. ..
  58. Post Hospital Transition Care Among Patients
    Charles W Given; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..linked with Medicaid claim and encounter data and the Minimum Data Set information for both home and nursing home care services for the period of 01/01/2008 through 12/31/2011...
  59. Improving Medication Management Practices and Care Transitions through Technology
    Penny H Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The relationships between costs and effectiveness of care delivered under the respective interventions will be described, as will the implications of these relationships for home care policy and program initiatives. ..
  60. Transitional Telehealth Home Care: REACH
    BARBARA S MEDOFF-COOPER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Pamela Whitten; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Most importantly, this research may serve as an important contributor to policy makers as home health care legislation evolves. ..
    Kate Lapane; Fiscal Year: 2001
    Sarah Myers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    James Talcott; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..All patients entered into the study will be treated with broad spectrum antibiotics intravenously until neutropenia has resolved. ..
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This training project is designed to improve end of life care in home care by training an estimated 1800 home care professionals and home health aides and to establish a model education program for further dissemination. ..
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The proposed study will provide policymakers with information vital for informed decisions on how best to preserve budget integrity while improving end of life care in NHs. ..
  67. A Chronic Grief Intervention for Alzheimer's Cargivers
    Olimpia Paun; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will develop a group- based chronic grief management intervention to improve spouse caregiver grief and depression after their loved one is placed in a nursing home. ..
  68. Managing Chronic Illness: Telemonitoring vs Telephone
    Kathryn Bowles; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings regarding health outcomes and advantages and disadvantages of the two interventions will guide the design of a larger clinical trial to compare telemonitoring to telephone disease management. ..
    PENELOPE LANTZ; Fiscal Year: 2007
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    Richard Fortinsky; Fiscal Year: 2006
    Nurses in clinical and administrative positions play critical roles in the design and delivery of home care services to Medicare patients...
  71. Technology to Improve Medication Safety in Nursing Homes
    Jill Scott Cawiezell; Fiscal Year: 2004
  72. Blood Exposure and Primary Prevention in the Home Care *
    JANE LIPSCOMP; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  73. Nurse Staffing & Nursing Care Quality in Nursing Homes
    THOMAS WAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Our findings will demonstrate the importance of nurse staffing and drive the development of operational strategies to improve the structural and process aspects of nursing home quality. ..
  74. Medicaid Payment and Risk Adjusted Nursing Home Quality
    David Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Madeline Schmitt; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Exploratory analysis of differences of team type and discipline employ one-way and repeated measures ANOVA. Finally, the relationship between QTF and patient care outcomes in HBHC teams is explored...
  76. Novel Home Care Device for High-Risk Diabetic Patients
    Kevin Higgins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Care will be taken to follow all IRB and patient privacy regulations. ..
  77. Telephone CBT For Depressed African-American Dementia Caregivers
    Robert L Glueckauf; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..e., face-to-face or telephone) for a future, large-scale clinical trial comparing the effects and cost- effectiveness of CB intervention versus routine care for AA dementia CGs with depression. ..
  78. Task Design, Motivation and Nursing Home Care Quality
    Victoria Parker; Fiscal Year: 2002