John A. Capitman

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Although many long-term care (LTC) programs assume that the disabilities of their frail elderly participants are stable in nature, there has been suggestive evidence to the contrary. This study tests stability of disability among social/health maintenance organization (S/HMO) members who were judged eligible for admission into a nursing home. Identified(More)
Case management has developed as an administrative service for controlling costs and improving the quality of health and social service delivery. Long-term care case management combined with service expansion has been examined in some detail with varied results. Less research has focused on case management for users of high-cost medical care. This overview(More)
Changes in demographics and in the operating environments of acute care hospitals have resulted in the development of new geriatric service products. Presented in this article is a framework for describing the variety of new services in terms of sponsor goals and core activities. Five broad types of geriatric service developments are described: geriatric(More)
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