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Kathleen Unroe

Revolutionizing How Nursing Homes Care For The Sick

DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Indiana researchers hope that providing nursing homes with additional federal funding and in-house clinicians will significantly reduce the number of unnecessary hospitalizations vulnerable residents face. Researchers with the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Center for Aging Research are testing whether providing nursing homes with increased Medicare payments will reduce disruptive and […]

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Editorial Calls For Better End Of Life Care In Nursing Homes

A new editorial published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association calls for bold action to improve the care and support provided to seriously ill nursing home patients and their families. Author Dr. Kathleen Unroe, an Indiana University Center for Aging Research investigator, focuses on applying key recommendations from the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) widely circulated report, Dying in […]

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