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Appendix 1. Meeting Agenda

Thursday, October 14, 1999

10:00 a.m.
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.

10:20 a.m.
Overview of research questions
William D. Spector, Ph.D. - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Overall discussion on gaps in knowledge

Lunch

1:00 p.m.
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 residents

Break

2:45 p.m.
Continued discussion remeasures for subacute care, assisted living, and non-elderly disabled in institutions

4:30 p.m.
Remarks by AHRQ Director John Eisenberg, M.D.

5:00 p.m.
Adjournment

Friday, October 15, 1999

8:45 a.m.
Overview of the day's agenda

9:00 a.m.
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

10:00 a.m.
Strategies for consolidation
Dan Gaylin, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Education - Data integration
Jeffrey Rhoades and William Spector

Break

10:45 a.m.
Discussion of strategies to meet the data needs for national quality indicators and estimates of cost

Lunch

1:00 p.m.
How can data integration work and will the data meet policy and research needs?

Break

2:30 p.m.
Summary of recommendations and implications for methods of integrating current national data collection efforts to meet long-term care research and policy needs

3:00 p.m.
Adjournment

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