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Mistrust in Physicians does not Explain Black-white Disparities in Primary Care and Emergency Department Utilization: The Importance of Socialization During the Jim Crow era.
Black under-utilize PC services compared to whites, net of predisposing, need, and enabling factors, but this is especially apparent among blacks who were raised in the U.S. south during the Jim Crow era and continue to reside in the South. Expand
The devastating aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita brought to national attention the importance of emergency preparedness for long-term care facilities. Although most facilities have anExpand
A Comparison of Emergency Preparedness Policies by Long-Term Care Setting Type in Ohio: Assisted Living Settings Lag Behind Nursing Homes in Key Areas
SNFs were more prepared than large ALs in some key areas, most notably being more likely to have a backup generator and 7 days of pharmacy stocks and generator fuel. Expand
Are Ohio's Nursing Homes Ready for an Emergency?
Research Brief | November 2015 Background On any given day in Ohio’s nursing homes, there are nearly 78,000 residents receiving care. Most of these residents need hands-on help with their dailyExpand
State Variability in Emergency Department Visits among Assisted Living Residents With Dementia
Abstract Emergency department (ED) visits are associated with poor outcomes; however, state variation in ED use among assisted living (AL) residents is not well understood. Using 2017 Medicare data,Expand
The Impact of State Nursing Home Bed Relocation Policy in Ohio
In an effort to slow the growth of nursing home (NH) use, and to develop a more balanced system of long-term services, Ohio, like many other states, enacted Certificate of Need (CON) legislation toExpand
Serious Mental Illness and Dementia in Assisted Living
Abstract Little is known about trends in the prevalence of serious mental illness (SMI) and Alzheimer’s disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) in assisted living (AL). We summarize changes in theExpand
The Impact of Changes in Direct Care Staffing Policies and Outcomes for Assisted Living Residents With Dementia
Abstract We identified a cohort of 410,413 Medicare beneficiaries residing in 10,623 large (25+bed) assisted living (AL) communities between 2007 and 2017. We conducted linear probability models withExpand