Research Organizations

LTCI and its staff members have decades of experience working on healthcare and specifically long term care related research projects.  LTCI staff has worked on a number of national research projects including:

  • Design and evaluation of the current or “traditional” long-term care survey process;
  • Design and testing of the Quality Indicator Survey process (QIS);
  • The CMS initiative to reduce avoidable hospitalizations among nursing facility residents; and
  • Development, testing and implementation of the original Quality Indicators (QIs) the precursors of the current Quality Measures (QMs) for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).