Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report SECTION 1. OVERVIEW OF ADULT DAY SERVICES REGULATIONS This section provides a brief overview of states' approaches to regulating ADS providers in key areas and highlights similarities and differences among them.
Pew Research Center (2006). More Americans Discussing -- and Planning -- End-of-Life Treatment . Available at http://people-press.org/reports/display.php3?PageID=1029.
Advance Care Planning and Public Engagement. II. Managing Our Miracles and the Emergence of a Social Consensus
The management of the effective use of penicillin in the early 1940s is often described as one of the most important moments in the history of medicine. 14 This turning point in medical treatment provided physicians the capacity to intervene routinely in the “natural process” by eradicating lethal infection. The effect was to elevate the “
Myra J. Christopher and John G. Carney Center for Practical Bioethics
Predictors of Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave among Home Health Workers: An Analysis of the National Home Health Aide Survey. Overview of Job Satisfaction and Turnover Research
Most of the empirical research in the literature review examining job satisfaction and turnover intentions/turnover comes from nursing home studies with few that have looked at direct care workers across settings and fewer specifically examining the home care environment.
Medicaid and Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Individuals: Emerging Practices From the Field. 5.3. What Services Do They Qualify For?
Depending on the state, public mental health services may include a wide range of services that vary in intensity and duration, from medications and medication management at an outpatient clinic (low intensity, varying duration depending on need), through crisis stabilization (very intense but usually lasting a few days at most), and inpatient hos
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Alzheimer's Disease: A Literature Review. Evidence of Racial and Ethnic Disparities
Prevalence, Incidence, and Diagnosis
CHIPRA increased CHIP funding and gave states new flexibility to expand eligibility and increase participation rates among eligible children. CHIPRA authorized states to use Express Lane Eligibility (ELE), under which state CHIP or Medicaid agencies can use another public program’s eligibility findings to make them eligible for health coverage
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Organizational Conditions Required for Research Combining Multiple Data Sources
Because of the previously mentioned limitations with using data from a single organization’s EHR for research, the ability to combine EHR data with other electronic data sources is often needed to strengthen study results, particularly for small populations. Combining EHR data across institutions can allow for a larger sample size to increase th
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Appendix to Part I
Table I.1. Key Informant Interviews Pre-Interviews (to identify target populations) Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Discussion/Conclusion
This report has focused on need for health information data about small populations and the challenges that meeting that need has posed for researchers. To explore these challenges we considered populations defined by four types of characteristics―sexual orientation and behavior, geography, race and ethnicity, and a health-related condition—th
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Data issues regarding rural health
Rural areas are covered in federal surveys by the U.S.
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Coverage of Asian-American subpopulations in federal data collection
The best information about Asian-American subpopulations comes from the U.S. Census, but little information is collected there about health and health care. The Current Population Survey and American Community Survey (ACS) do collect information on health insurance that can be broken down by subpopulation. The ACS also collects information on disa
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Data collection problems
Even if members of small populations are included in the sample, challenges remain in collecting information through a survey questionnaire. These challenges include: Unit Nonresponse
The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S.
Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2001 . Indicator 4: Rates of Participation in Means-tested Assistance Programs
Figure IND 4. Participation Rates in the AFDC/TANF, Food Stamp and SSI Programs: Selected Years
Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2001 . Indicator 3: Rates of Receipt of Means-tested Assistance
Figure IND 3a. Percentage of the Total Population Receiving AFDC/TANF, by Age: 1970-1999
Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2001 . Chapter II: Indicators of Dependence
Following the format of the previous annual reports to Congress, Chapter II presents summary data related to indicators of dependence. These indicators differ from other welfare statistics because of their emphasis on welfare dependence, rather than simple welfare receipt. As discussed in Chapter I , the Advisory Board on Welfare Indicators s
The Food Stamp Program (FSP), administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, is the largest food assistance program in the country, reaching more poor individuals over the course of a year than any other public assistance program. Unlike many other public assistance programs, FSP has few categorical requi
Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2003. Table FSP 6.Food Stamp Recipiency Rates by State, Selected Fiscal Years [In percent]
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