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Home Care Research Grant

Research Institute for Home Care Research Grant

The Research Institute for Home Care Research Grant is the only grant dedicated solely to the betterment and understanding of care at home. With more than a decade of sponsoring and providing integral education and research on the value of home health care to the U.S. health care system, the Institute, through the grant process, seeks to bring home care research to the forefront and sow the seeds for critical research in the field that will help inform better care for patients now and for the future.

2024 Home Care Dissertation Research Grant Proposals

Thank you for all your submissions! We will be in touch with those candidates who submitted proposals in the coming months.

Funded Home Health Research Grant Projects

Communication and Care Coordination Between Home Health Care Agencies and Clinicians with Providers Who Order and Certify Home Health Care Services

Researchers:
Bruce Leff, MD, Cynthia Boyd, MD, MPH, Orla Sheehan, MD, PhD, Alicia Arbaje, MD, MPH, PhD, Danielle Pierotti, RN, PhD, CENP, Kimberly Carl, RN, Jonathan Norton, BS, Amelie Nkodo, MS, MNSP

In affiliation with Johns Hopkins University

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Home Health Agencies in the Changing Policy Environment

Researchers:
Jingjing Shang, PhD, RN, OCN, FAAN, Patricia Stone, PhD, RN, FAAN, Andrew Dick, PhD, Ashley Chastain, DrPH, MPH

In affiliation with Columbia University School of Nursing and the RAND Corporation

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Identifying the Value and Impact of Home Health Care for People Living with Dementia

Researchers:
Olga Jarrín, PhD, Robert Rosati, PhD, Abner Nyandege, PhD, Tami Videon

In affiliation with Rutgers University and the VNA Health Group

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The Flipped Discharge: Development and Implementation of an Innovative Hospital to Home Intervention for Older Adults at Risk for Institutionalization

Researchers:
Rebecca L. Trotta, PhD, RN

In affiliation with the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania

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Research Briefing

Laying the Groundwork for Studying Impact: Empirically Defining Frontloading Through and Analysis of Home Health Visits, 2008 to 2016

Researchers:
Brant Morefield, PhD, Lisa Tomai, MS

In affiliation with L&M Policy Research, LLC

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Enhancing Quality with Culture-Sensitive, Patient-Center Assessments and Care Planning

Researchers:
R. Kevin Mallinson, PhD, RN, Mary Curry Narayan, MSN, RN, HHCNS-BC, CTN-A

In affiliation with George Mason University

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Challenges and Best Practices in Delivering Family Caregiver Training During Medicare Home Health

Researchers:
Julia Burgdorf, PhD, Alicia Arbaje, MD, MPH, PhD Jennifer Wolff, PhD

Interdisciplinary Deprescribing via Telehealth in Home Health Care

Researchers:
Jinjiao Wang, PhD, RN; Assistant Professor, Jenny Shen, MD

In affiliation with University of Rochester School of Nursing

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Understanding the Perspectives of Key Home Health Stakeholders Towards Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) in the United States

Researchers:
Madeline Sterling, MD, MPH, MS, Christine D. Jones, MD, MS, Tracy M. Mroz, PhD, Lisa M. Kern, MD, MPH, Claire Ankuda, MD, MPH, Alicia Arbaje, MD, MPH, Penny H. Feldman, PhD

In affiliation with Weill Cornell Medicine

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Examining Home Health Care Receipt and Utilization Patterns Among Traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage (MA) Enrollees

Researchers:
Robert Rosati, PhD, Tami Videon, PhD

In affiliation with VNA Health Group

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