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Member Research and Reports

Nursing Home and Home Health Care Costs and Outcomes Investigated by UAB

Dr. Justin Blackburn, assistant professor in the department of health care organization and policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham – in collaboration with department colleagues Dr. Julie Locher, professor, and Dr. Meredith Kilgore, professor and chair – recently compared acute care outcomes and costs among nursing home residents with community-dwelling home health recipients.