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Nursing home ownership trends and their impacts on quality of care: a study using detailed ownership data from Texas.
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PMID:  23256557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The role of ownership in the provision of nursing home care has long been a challenging issue for policy makers and researchers. Although much of the focus historically has been on differences between for-profit and not-for-profit facilities, this simple distinction has become less useful in recent years as companies have employed more complicated ownership and management structures. Using detailed ownership data from the state of Texas, we describe the evolution of nursing home corporate structures from 2000 to 2007, analyze the effect of these structures on quality of care and staffing in nursing homes, and discuss the policy implications of these changes.
David G Stevenson; Jeffrey S Bramson; David C Grabowski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of aging & social policy     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1545-0821     ISO Abbreviation:  J Aging Soc Policy     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8914669     Medline TA:  J Aging Soc Policy     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  30-47     Citation Subset:  T    
a Department of Health Care Policy , Harvard Medical School , Boston , Massachusetts , USA.
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