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To examine racial and site-of-care disparities in all-cause and potentially avoidable 30-day rehospitalization rates among a national cohort of Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) residents.
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Name: Medical care
To investigate differences in facility characteristics, patient characteristics, and outcomes between skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) that participated in Medicare's voluntary Bundled Payments for C...
This research aimed to understand the experiences of patients transitioning from hospitals to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) by eliciting views from patients and hospital and skilled nursing facili...
Individuals discharged from the hospital to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) experience high rates of unplanned hospital readmission, indicating opportunity for improvement in transitional care.
Postacute care (PAC) is a major driver of the rising health care costs in the United States (US). There is limited evidence on the causal effect of skilled nursing facility (SNF) use on readmission af...
(1) To examine the impact of specific services [skilled nursing (SN), physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), and home health aide (HA)] in Medicare-certified home health care (HHC) on subse...
This study seeks to improve rehabilitation methods for restoring physical function with skilled nursing facility care. More specifically, this study is designed to evaluate the effectivene...
The purpose of the study is to see if a commercially available hearing assistance device called the PockeTalker has an effect on performance on cognitive (memory and thinking) tests among ...
The OASIS Collaborative is an organizational intervention aimed at reducing unnecessary antibiotic use in skilled nursing facilities. The first target of intervention is the tasks carried ...
The problem of rehospitalizations in the US is well documented but poorly understood. Although Medicare compares the rates of rehospitalization across the country, we have found no compari...
To reduce Cancer health care disparities that exists among minority Medicare beneficiaries and to demonstrate cost effectiveness of patient navigation in reducing the burden of cancer.
Extended care facilities which provide skilled nursing care or rehabilitation services for inpatients on a daily basis.
A nursing specialty in which skilled nursing care is provided to patients in their homes by registered or licensed practical NURSES. Home health nursing differs from HOME NURSING in that home health nurses are licensed professionals, while home nursing involves non-professional caregivers.
Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between socioeconomic and /or geographically defined population groups.
Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in an organized facility, institution, or agency.
The practice of nursing by a registered or licensed nurse to care for a specific patient in a health facility or in the home.