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Carol Benner to Serve as Interim Director of Advancing Excellence in Long-Term Care Collaborative

Carol Benner will serve as interim executive director of the Advancing Excellence in Long-Term Care Collaborative (AELTCC), a collection of stakeholders and nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving quality standards in nursing homes and other providers of aging services, while it conducts a search to replace Doug Pace, who stepped down from the position on August 14, 2015, to join the Alzheimer’s Association.

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.