Performance Improvement 1999. Geriatric Services

02/01/1999

TITLE: Concurrent Evaluation of the Elders Clinic, a Multidisciplinary Geriatric Assessment Clinic at the Zuni-Ramah Service Unit

ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study is to describe the epidemiologic surveillance capacity of the Indian Health Design Team Indian Health Service (IHS) Provider of Health Care/Tribal Provider of Health Care/Urban Indian Program Provider of Health Care (I/T/U) system. It will also make recommendations as to how the clinical capacity could be improved to better meet the needs of the IHS and its stakeholders. This study is of increasing importance as fewer Federal resources will be available to conduct epidemiologic surveillance.

AGENCY SPONSOR: Indian Health Service

FEDERAL CONTACT: Morgeau, Gary

PHONE NUMBER: 505-248-5665

PIC ID: 6741

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: Indian Health Service, Rockville MD

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 12/1/98
 

TITLE: American Indian Family Caregivers and the Provision of Long-Term Care

ABSTRACT: This project is intended to help develop economically feasible and culturally acceptable long-term care modalities to support Native American families in delivering care to frail elders.

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Public Health, Staff Office of Planning, Evaluation and Research

FEDERAL CONTACT: Frank Marion

PHONE NUMBER: 301-443-4700

PIC ID: 5940

PERFORMER ORGANIZATION: Indian Health Service, Rockville MD

PROJECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 9/20/99