5119.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

Learning Objectives: 1) To identify issues related to quality of care in nursing homes. 2) To understand methods of quality assessment in nursing homes. 3) To understand the relationship between costs and quality in nursing homes
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Dana B. Mukamel, PhD
12:30 PMImpact of Race and Ethnicity on Nursing Home Quality
Robert Weech-Maldonado, PhD, James Guwani, MA, Vince Mor, PhD
12:45 PMLessons learned from a quality improvement initiative to reduce nosocomial infections in long term care
Randolph R. Peto, MD, MPH, Kenneth Sands, MD, MPH, Nancy Barsamian, RN, MPH, Laurie Gyscek, RN, Sharon Pero, MSN, CIC
1:00 PMNursing Home Acquired Infections: A National Study
William D. Spector, PhD, Thomas J. Shaffer, MHS, DEB Potter, MS
1:15 PMWhat influences family satisfaction with nursing homes?
Lorenz J. Finison, PhD, Reginald Carter, PhD
1:30 PMNursing Home Costs and Quality of Care: Is There a Tradeoff?
Weech-Maldonado Robert, PhD, Mor Vince, PhD, Shea Dennis, PhD
The following abstracts have been withdrawn by the authors:
Characteristics of nursing facility quality assurance programs associated with self-reported improvements in regulation compliance
Dhaval S. Patel, MPH, Larry W. Lawhorne, MD, CMD
Sponsor:Gerontological Health
Cosponsors:Epidemiology; Health Administration; Medical Care

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA