End of Life Care: Estimating the Effectiveness of 20 Years of Health System Reform This study will estimate the effectiveness of the last 20 years of health system reforms that align financial incentives and encourage care coordination on End of Life (EOL) care received in this country.
Post-acute care Nursing homes are an integral part of our long-term care delivery system, but they also are a vital location for post-acute care (PAC) services. These studies examine the use of PAC, the quality of PAC, and how that use affects costs, patient outcomes, and value of care.
The Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly (ACTIVE) The Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly (ACTIVE) study is the largest randomize clinical trial to examine whether cognitive training enhanced both cognitive abilities and everyday functioning in normal older adults.
Effects of Informal Care for Persons with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias The current debate about how best to meet the growing demand for patient-centered, high-quality long-term care for persons with ADRD in the least restrictive setting possible has centered almost solely on the direct and indirect costs of each type of care. A crucial missing piece is a comparison of the benefits.