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Financial considerations of hospital-based palliative care

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  • Report

2016

Palliative care is an interdisciplinary care philosophy addressing patient and family needs and goals without providing a cure for the underlying disease. Palliative care can be successfully provided alongside curative care, which does focus on...

Visualization of categorical longitudinal and times series data

Publication

  • Report

2016

Plotting growth curves is a powerful graphical approach used in exploratory data analysis for continuous longitudinal data. However, plotting growth curves for multiple participants rapidly becomes uninterpretable with categorical data....

Care continuity in a patient-centered medical home setting

Publication

  • Report

2016

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a health system innovation aimed to improve cost, quality, and health outcomes. Research shows that Medicare beneficiaries at practices with PCMH recognition have lower Medicare costs than those at...

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