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January 27, 2016
Despite the challenges of perennially low funding levels and the lack of federal investment in the development of infrastructure and technology for the aging network, it is showing signs of significant progress in developing relationships with a diverse array of health care organizations.
June 11, 2014
Dignity-driven decision making (DDDM) is beginning to move into wider circulation in the U.S. health care system.
Assessing Care Integration for Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries: A Review of Quality Measures Chosen by States in the Financial Alignment Initiative
March 25, 2014
Caring for the 9 million low-income elderly or disabled adults who are eligible for full benefits under both Medicare and Medicaid can be extremely costly.
March 12, 2014
In this issue of JAMA, Adelman and colleagues describe an older woman who attempted suicide to escape the overwhelming burdens of caring for her ill and debilitated husband.
March 4, 2014
Despite the availability of endorsed quality measures and widespread usage of hospice, hospice quality data are rarely available to consumers.
February 28, 2014
Quality Matters asked Lynn how the U.S. health care system could do a better job of caring for these patients.
December 3, 2013
Many of us – tens of millions, in fact – are on track to live into our 80s and beyond.
November 13, 2013
Those lucky enough to grow old—including millions of Baby Boomers—face a health care system not designed to meet the real needs of very old people for continuity of care, community-based services, access to nutrition and transportation, and help for family caregivers.
July 11, 2012
This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the June 5, 2011 Altarum Health Policy Forum Roundtable titled "Speak Up! Influential Women Give Voice to the Challenges of Elder Care."
April 26, 2012
Combining elements of an informal book club meeting and an intriguing policy seminar, guest authors Muriel Gillick, Susan Jacoby, Joanne Lynn, Francine Russo, and Cheryl Woodson spoke about their work, experiences and the compelling stories that led to publications with profound implications for public policy.
How Much Does the U.S. Spend on Prescription Drugs? A new report from the Altarum Center for Value in Health Care examines how "non-retail" spending is allocated across national health account services categories.