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Dr. Robyn Stone Appointed to Institute of Medicine Board on Health Sciences Policy

Dr. Robyn Stone, senior vice president for research at LeadingAge and executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, has accepted an invitation by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to serve as a member on its Board on Health Sciences Policy, which oversees a number of activities focused on encouraging and sustaining biomedical and clinical research programs designed to improve public health.

Electronic Health Record Selection Tools Updated by LeadingAge CAST

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) has updated its electronic health record (EHR) portfolio with enhanced selection tools as well as 6 new case studies for 2015. 

LeadingAge to Assess Effects of Person-Centered Care in Parker Nursing Home Project

The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research (CFAR) is partnering with the Francis E. Parker Memorial Home on an extensive new study -- the Parker Nursing Home Project -- to assess the effects of person-centered care on nursing home residents.

Telehealth Resources Help LTPAC Providers Reduce Hospital Readmissions

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) has updated its telehealth selection portfolio with 6 new products added to the online selection tool and product matrix, in addition to a new interactive guide.

Center for Applied Research Awarded Grant to Evaluate Kansas Culture Change Project

The Retirement Research Foundation has awarded LeadingAge’s Center for Applied Research (CFAR) a $149,776 grant to evaluate Kansas’ Medicaid pay-for-performance incentive to facilitate the adoption of “culture change” in the state’s 340 nursing homes. The 18-month CFAR project, which begins July 15, will be one of a very few large-scale analyses of the potential benefits of adopting culture change.