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Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes
The Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes Campaign is a major initiative of the Advancing Excellence in Long-Term Care Collaborative. The Collaborative assists all stakeholders of long-term care. The Campaign helps nursing homes improve the quality of care and quality of life for the more than 1.5 million residents of America’s nursing homes. .
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. As one of 12 agencies within the Department of Health and Human Resources, their mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.
AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is dedicated to excellence in patient care and provides education, advocacy, information and professional development to promote the delivery of quality post-acute and long-term care medicine.
American Federation for Aging Research
The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research.
Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing
Since its start in 1996, the singular mission of the Hartford Institute has been to shape the quality of health care of older adults through excellence in nursing practice.
Center for Disease Control (CDC)
CDC, as the sentinel for the health of people in the United States and throughout the world, strives to protect people’s health and safety, provide reliable health information, and improve health through strong partnerships.
ClinicalTrials.gov provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers.
Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
The primary purpose of the Society is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public.
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
To learn more about patient safety in the US healthcare system, read the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) report, “Crossing the Quality Chasm.”
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG)
The mission of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics is to promote the highest levels of achievement in gerontological research and training worldwide, and to interact with other international, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations in the promotion of gerontological interests globally and on behalf of its member associations. The Association pursues these activities with a view of enhancing the highest quality of life and well being of all people as they experience ageing at individual and societal levels.
JAMDA - Journal of the Medical Directors Association
JAMDA is the official journal of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. JAMDA covers topics such as geriatric medicine, dementia and cognitive impairment, rehabilitation, chronic comorbid conditions, the frail elder, medication management and prescribing issues, multi-resistant organisms and infectious diseases, falls prevention, assisted living risks and challenges, as well as health policy, outcomes evaluation and guidelines for administrators, physicians and staff who work in long-term care and rehabilitation sites. Subscribe to JAMDA or join AMDA-- The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and receive JAMDA as a member benefit.
Michigan State University IRB
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads the federal government in conducting and supporting research on aging and the health and well-being of older people. The Institute seeks to understand the nature of aging and the aging process, and diseases and conditions associated with growing older, in order to extend the healthy, active years of life.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.
National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. In addition, the Library coordinates a 6,000-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States.
Office of Extramural Research (NIH)
Provides the leadership, oversight, tools and guidance needed to administer and manage NIH grants policies and operations. Their resources can offer vital assistance in applying for funding, the first step in reaching your research goals.
PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.