Edward Mortimore

Edward Mortimore
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services | CMS · Centers for Clinical Standards and Quality

PhD

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May 2008 - present
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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  • Managing Director

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Since 1998, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has maintained a website, Nursing Home Compare, which provides detailed quality information about every certified nursing home in the country. In December 2008, CMS greatly enhanced the usability of the website by adding an easy-to-understand 5-star rating. Each nursing home rece...
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To study the association between amount of social contact and mortality after hip fracture in elderly participants. Prospective cohort. Community residents of Baltimore, Maryland. Six hundred seventy-four elderly participants. Amount of telephone and direct personal contact between participants and their relatives and friends and mortality up to 2...
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This study examined the construct validity of two cognitive scales from the federally mandated Minimum Data Set (MDS) of the nursing home Resident Assessment Instrument. A cross-sectional comparisons of the MDS measures, with scales provided by the resident, a proxy person, and nursing staff. Subjects residing in 59 nursing homes (NHs) in Maryland...
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Currently, 1.6 million elderly and disabled people receive care in about 17,000 nursing homes across the United States. In 1987, Congress passed major nursing home reforms that defined the role of the State survey and certification process in determining the compliance of nursing homes with Federal standards. In 1998, the President announced new st...
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Objective: To determine whether high nursing home hospitalization rates for selected conditions reflected registered nurse (RN) staffing-related issues. Design: Semistructured telephone interviews. Setting: Nineteen nursing homes with high hospitalization rates and low staffing ratios. Participants: Physicians/nurse practitioners (n = 17), hospital...
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Typescript. Thesis research directed by the School of Medicine. Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Maryland, Baltimore, 2003. Vita. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 145-158).

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