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    • Alzheimer’s Special Care Units: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease in Residential Care and Assisted Living Facilities 

      Edwards, Rachel Bess (2016-05-10)
      Residential Care and Assisted Living Facilities (RC/AL) are rapidly becoming one of the most popular long-term supports and services (LTSS) care modalities, particularly for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or ...
    • Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Services, Cost, and Changes 

      Lin, Szu-Hsuan (2015-07-21)
      With every generation living longer than the last, and the baby boomer generation (one of the largest generations in US history) starting to reach age 65, the demographics of the United States (U.S.) is aging. Older adults ...
    • Environmental Factors and Hospital Utilization for Pediatric Asthma in South Texas: Air Pollution, Hospital Length of Stay, and Readmissions 

      Baek, Juha (2020-06-24)
      Hospital length of stay (LOS) has been identified as a proxy measure of healthcare expenditures and cost of care in the United States. Hospital readmission is one of the most important asthma-related health outcomes to ...
    • Modeling Second Order Impacts of Healthcare Innovation 

      Edwardson, Nicholas (2014-08-13)
      Any single health service organization today is likely engaged in dozens of concurrent, often times unrelated change initiatives. Each of these change initiatives is likely supported by evidence that demonstrates the ...
    • Rural Healthy People 2020 

      Bolin, Jane; Bellamy, Gail; Ferdinand, Alva O.; Kash, Bita; Helduser, Janet W. (Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, Southwest Rural Health Research Center, 2015)
      Rural Healthy People 2020 (RHP2020) is a result of the work of several researchers, graduate assistants, dedicated project staff, and the guidance of our national RHP2020 Expert Advisory Board. Over a decade ago, the ...
    • Rural Healthy People 2020 Volume 2 

      Bolin, Jane; Bellamy, Gail; Ferdinand, Alva O.; Kash, Bita; Helduser, Janet W. (Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, 2015)
      Rural health challenges are complex, reflecting both significant disparities across rural populations residing in the United States and unique regional, political, and social differences that influence how we craft ...