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August 2016

Monthly Archive (Generations)

08.16.2016
By Timothy P. McNeill, Aaron Shirley, Erin Shirley Orey, Mohammed Shahbazi, Sandra C. Hayes, and Lorie Ramsey In recent years, improving health outcomes and reducing healthcare expenditures for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries has become increasingly imperative. Several initiatives in the... Read More
08.16.2016
By Willy Marcos Valencia, Lisset Oropesa-Gonzalez, Christie-Michele Hogue, and Hermes Jose Florez The epidemic of type 2 diabetes is a major health and social problem, affecting more than 29 million people in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC... Read More
08.08.2016
By Nancy R. Hooyman To address escalating health and long-termcare costs, the locus of care for older adults and persons with disabilities is shifting from institutional to community-based settings. The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) goals to reduce care costs through decreased hospital... Read More
08.08.2016
By Alberto Palloni and James Yonker Over the past twenty years or so, patterns of mortality and health conditions in the U.S. population have developed two strong, disturbing traits. First, compared to other high-income countries, U.S. mortality and health status rank as... Read More

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