Statewide strategy to improve quality of care in nursing facilities.

  title={Statewide strategy to improve quality of care in nursing facilities.},
  author={Marilyn J. Rantz and Amy A. Vogelsmeier and Pam Manion and De Minner and Betty Markway and Vicki S. Conn and Myra Aud and David R. Mehr},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  volume={43 2},
PURPOSE We describe the development of a statewide strategy to improve resident outcomes in nursing facilities, and we present some evaluative data from this strategy. DESIGN AND METHODS Key components of the strategy include (a) a partnership between the state agency responsible for the nursing home survey and certification and the school of nursing in an academic health sciences center; and (b) on-site clinical expert technical assistance and support to facilities throughout the state… CONTINUE READING

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