The effect of geriatrics evaluation and management on nursing home use and health care costs: results from a randomized trial.

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BACKGROUND The Geriatric Evaluation and Management study was developed to assess the impact of a comprehensive geriatric assessment service on the care of the elderly. OBJECTIVES We sought to evaluate the cost and clinical impact of inpatient units and outpatient clinics for geriatric evaluation and management. RESEARCH DESIGN We undertook a prospective… (More)

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@article{Phibbs2006TheEO, title={The effect of geriatrics evaluation and management on nursing home use and health care costs: results from a randomized trial.}, author={Ciaran S Phibbs and J E C Holty and Mary Kane Goldstein and Alan M. Garber and Yajie Wang and John R. Feussner and Harvey J. Cohen}, journal={Medical care}, year={2006}, volume={44 1}, pages={91-5} }