AHRQ Grant HS021891: Related Publication Summaries

Improving Nursing Home Compare To Meet the Needs of Minority Populations

"Minority voices offer insight to enhance value of Nursing Home Compare report cards."

Gaudet Hefele J, Acevedo A, Nsiah-Jefferson L, and others. Based on AHRQ grant HS21891.
Academy Health. Slides available at:
http://www.academyhealth.org/files/2014/tuesday/hefele.pdf (267.75 KB)

The researchers report on a qualitative focus group study asking racial and ethnic minorities about the types of information they want and need when facing a nursing home placement decision, and specifically about their response to Nursing Home Compare (NHC) report cards. Participants believe that the NHC is helpful in meeting consumer information needs are receptive to seeing stratified/disparity measures.


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