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  • ICD-10: Are you ready?
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Objectives: A comprehensive multilevel intervention was tested to build organizational capacity to create and sustain improvement in quality of…

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There is growing political pressure for nursing homes to implement the electronic medical record (EMR) but there is little…

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There is growing political pressure for nursing homes to implement the electronic medical record (EMR) but there is little…

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Nearly everyone has some life experiences or opinions based on media about nursing homes and the need for quality…

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Marilyn Rantz, professor in the MU Sinclair School of Nursing completed a three-year analysis of the Quality Improvement Program…

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Improvements in Missouri Nursing Homes Using QIPMO Services – Interdisciplinary Center on Aging (2008)

The Quality Improvement Program…

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Field test results are reported for the Observable Indicators of Nursing Home Care Quality Instrument-Assisted Living Version, an instrument…

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The article discusses the initiative to measure the quality improvement efforts in assisted living facilities in the U.S. In…

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This is a methodological article intended to demonstrate the integration of multiple goals, multiple projects with diverse foci, and…

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Funding from NINR enabled large-scale field testing of an instrument to measure the observable multidimensional components of the concept…

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The primary aim of this NINR-NIH-funded field test in 407 nursing homes in 3 states was to complete the…

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Over the past 12 years, members of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Quality Research Team at the University…

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The article focuses on nursing homes costs and quality of care outcomes. Consumers are demanding mechanisms that will allow…

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The purpose of this study was to describe the processes of care, organizational attributes, cost of care, staffing level,…

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We describe the development of a statewide strategy to improve resident outcomes in nursing facilities, and we present some…

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Purpose: The purpose of the study was to determine if simply providing nursing facilities with comparative quality performance information and…

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It is becoming increasingly common for nursing facilities to use Quality Indicators (QI) derived from Minimum Data Set (MDS)…

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An important area of inquiry in quality measurement when using quality indicators (QIs) lies in determining what thresholds indicate…

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An important area of inquiry in quality measurement when using quality indicators (QIs) lies in determining what thresholds indicate…

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In 1994 12.7% of the population was 65 and over, while 10.6% were 85 and over. Expenditures for nursing…

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