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Advance Care Planning: Preferences for Care at the End of Life
AHCPR Research on Long-term Care: 1990-96
AHRQ-Funded Projects in Long-term Care Research, FY 2003
AHRQ-Funded Grants in Long-term Care Research, FY 2001
The Characteristics of Long-term Care Users: AHRQ Research Report
Development of Electronic Transition Tools for Home Health Care
Emergency Preparedness Atlas: U.S. Nursing Home and Hospital Facilities
Environmental Scan of Instruments to Inform Consumer Choice in Assisted Living Facilities
Evaluation of AHRQ's Partnerships for Quality Program: Summaries of PFQ Grantee Activities:
   Improving Care for the Dying: Transforming Patients' Wishes into the Reality of High-Quality Palliative Care
   Long Term Care Quality Improvement Partnership
   Partnership for Achieving Quality Homecare
   Real-time Optimal Care Plans for Nursing Home Quality Improvement
Improving the Health Care of Older Americans
Nursing Homes in Public Health Emergencies: Special Needs and Potential Roles
Nursing Home Residents with Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-term Care
Quality of Care Measures for Home and Community-Based Services Under Medicaid
Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Measure Scan: Project Methodology
Residential Care and Assisted Living: State Oversight Practices and State Information Available to Consumers

Research Activities: Online Newsletter
Summarizes study findings relating to long-term care

Press Releases

Date   Title
7/19/07 New AHRQ Resources Can Help States and Local Communities With Disaster Planning and Response Involving Nursing Homes

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Comparative Effectiveness Reviews

Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 12:
Comparative Effectiveness of Treatments to Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis

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Evidence Reports/Technical Reviews

Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 161:
Prevention of Fecal and Urinary Incontinence in AdultsNew
Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 110:
End-of-Life Care and Outcomes
Technical Review No. 9:
Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies, Volume 7—Care Coordination

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Meetings & Conferences

Home Health Measures
Technical Expert Panel Meeting, October 2002
Future Directions for Community-based Long-term Care Health Services Research
Expert Meeting Summary, June 2000
Future Directions for Residential Long-term Care Health Services Research
Expert Meeting Summary, October 1999

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User Liaison Program Workshop Summaries

Beyond Olmstead: Community-Based Services for All People with Disabilities
Workshop Brief, July 2001
Building a High-Quality Long-term Care Paraprofessional Workforce
Workshop Brief, February 2001
Designing Healthcare Systems that Work for People with Chronic Illnesses and Disabilities
Workshop Brief, December 1999
Expanding Long-term Care Choices for the Elderly
Workshop Brief, September 2000
Improving Long-term Care for American Indians in Region VIII
Workshop Brief, July 2003
Managed Care and Persons with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses
Workshop Brief, November 1997
Rural Health Care: Challenges & Opportunities, Session on Long-term CareWorkshop Brief, March 2000
State Long-term Care Programs: Balancing Cost, Quality, and Access
Workshop Brief, May 2002

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