Improving Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

Purpose of Project

Use nursing home resident assessment data and linked OSCAR data to develop predictive models of nursing home quality. Explore the feasibility of alternative aggregate measures of quality. Develop dissemination tools to advance knowledge of nursing home quality indicators and their utility for quality assurance and quality improvement activities.

Project Duration: Ongoing

Primary Personnel

Principal Investigator: David Zimmerman
Project Director and Contact Person: Sara Karon

Sponsoring Agency

The Commonwealth Fund