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Appendix 1. Meeting Agenda
Thursday, October 14, 1999
Welcome, meeting overview and goals
Ross H. Arnett, III, Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualit (AHRQ)
Irene Fraser, Ph.D., AHRQ
Larry Bartlett, Ph.D., Health Systems Research, Inc.
Overview of research questions
William D. Spector, Ph.D. - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Overall discussion on gaps in knowledge
Presentation of compiled information on quality indicators
that was provided by participants
William D. Spector, Ph.D.
Discussion to fine tune measures for long-stay nursing home
Continued discussion remeasures for subacute care, assisted living,
and non-elderly disabled in institutions
Remarks by AHRQ Director John Eisenberg, M.D.
Friday, October 15, 1999
Overview of the day's agenda
Presentation of current national institutional long-term care data collection efforts
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, NHC
Jeffrey Rhoades, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey
Frank Eppig, Health Care Financing Administration
National Nursing Home Survey
Genevieve Strahan, National Center for Health Statistics
MDS and OSCAR data
Peter Burdette, Health Care Financing Administration
Strategies for consolidation
Dan Gaylin, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Education - Data integration
Jeffrey Rhoades and William Spector
Discussion of strategies to meet the data needs for national quality
indicators and estimates of cost
How can data integration work and will the data meet policy and
Summary of recommendations and implications for methods of
integrating current national data collection efforts to meet long-term care research and policy needs
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