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How Teamwork Could Help Expand the Role of Home Health Care

Interdisciplinary teams can help the home care field play a more significant role in the nation’s health care system, according to participants in a recent workshop sponsored by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). But Dr. Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, warned workshop participants that the success of new home care models would depend largely on the direct care workforce.

McHugh Winner: Bringing Systems Change to the Nursing Home

Elizabeth Tracy, RN, has played a critical role in bringing culture change to the Health Center at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach, FL. The 2014 winner of the Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Care Nursing offers some tips for making and sustaining systems change.

McHugh Finalists: 8 Nurse Leaders Who Deserve Recognition

Each year, a committee convened by the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research reviews nominations for the annual Joan Anne McHugh Award for Leadership in Long-Term Care Nursing. And each year, committee members wish they could present more than one McHugh Award at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting. Meet the 8 finalists for this year's award.

Transitioning from Care to Engagement

Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, addressed LeadingAge members during a General Session at this year’s Annual Meeting in Nashville. Here is a transcript of her talk.

Dr. Robyn Stone Elected to Institute of Medicine

On Oct. 20, Dr. Robyn Stone, senior vice president for research at LeadingAge and executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research, was elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).