Document Type

Research Report

Publication Date

6-2003

Abstract

Health services research has contributed to health policy and service developments that have led to major improvements in the quality of long-term care in the United States. This policy brief highlights a few areas in which publicly and privately funded research has informed the long-term care field.

Comments

This publication by Francis Caro is one of a series of three briefs that identify how research has improved long-term care service delivery and policy in the past and how it might continue to do so in the future. Each brief is based on key themes that emerged from a 2002 conference on building the field of long-term care, which was sponsored by AARP, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Retirement Research Foundation, and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

 
 

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