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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
Assisted Living Disclosure Collaborative (ALDC)New!
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
Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety CultureNew!
On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-term CareUpdated
   Quality of Care Measures for Home and Community-Based Services Under Medicaid
   Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Measure Scan: Project Methodology
Readiness Assessment Tool for Nursing Homes
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

News and Numbers

Date   Title
10/23/08 Hospital Discharges to Home Health, Nursing Homes Increasing

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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 Adults
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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