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Geriatrics and Extended Care Data and Analysis Center (GECDAC) - Publications


Cai, S., Grubbs, A., Makineni, R., Kinosian, B., Phibbs, C. and Intrator, O. (2018). An Evaluation of the Cincinnati VA Medical Center Hospital-In-Home Program. To appear in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.


Blumenthal, J.B., Cai, S., May, C., Brandt, N., Gernat, E., Mordecai, K., Loreck, D., Inscore, A. & Intrator, O (2014). Dementia evaluation, management, and outreach. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, 10(4), P207.

Cai, S., Laurel, P., Makineni, R., Marks, M., Kinosian, B., Phibbs, C., & Intrator, O. (2016). Evaluation of A Hospital-in-home Program Implemented Among Veterans. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64, S5-S6.

Miller EA, Gidmark S, Gadbois E, Rudolph J, Intrator O. Staff Perceptions of Key Factors Guiding Nursing Home Selection within the Veterans Health Administration. The Gerontologist, Jun 21. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnx096. [Epub ahead of print], 2017.

Miller EA, Gidmark S, Gadbois E, Rudolph J, Intrator O. Nursing Home Referral within the Veterans Health Administration: Practice Variation by Payment Source and Facility Type. Research on Aging, published online: September 13, 2017

Miller EA, Intrator O, Gadbois E, Gidmark S, Rudolph J. VA Staff Perceptions of the Role of the Extended Care Referral Process in Home and Community-Based Services Versus Nursing Home Use Posthospital Discharge. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 36(2):63-80, 2017.

Miller, S.C., Intrator, O., Scott, W., Shreve, S. T., Phibbs, C. S., Kinosian, B., ... & Edes, T. E. (2017). Increasing Veterans’ Hospice Use: The Veterans Health Administration’s Focus On Improving End-Of-Life Care. Health Affairs, 36(7), 1274-1282.

Thomas K., Cote D., Makineni R., Intrator O., Kinosian B., Phibbs C. & Allen S (2017). Change in VA Community Living Centers 2004-2011: Shifting Long-Term Care to the Community. Journal of aging & social policy, 1-16.

Karuza J., Gillespie S., Olsan T., Cai X., Dang S., Intrator O., Li J., Gao S., Kinosian B., Edes T (2017). National Structural Survey of Veterans Affairs Home Based Primary Care Programs. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 65(12), 2697-2701.


Sales, A. E., Ersek, M., Intrator, O. K., Levy, C., Carpenter, J. G., Hogikyan, R., Kales HC, Landis-Lewis Z, Olsan T, Miller SC, Montagnini M, Periyakoil VS, Reder S. (2016). Implementing goals of care conversations with veterans in VA long-term care setting: a mixed methods protocol. Implementation Science, 11(1), 132.


Caspi, E. (2015). Aggressive behaviors between residents with dementia in an assisted living residence. Dementia, 14(4), 528-546.

Gadbois, E. A., Miller, E. A., Tyler, D., & Intrator, O. (2015). Trends in state regulation of nurse practitioners and physician assistants, 2001 to 2010. Medical Care Research and Review, 72(2), 200-219.

McDonald, L., Hitzig, S.L., Pillemer, K.A., Lachs, M.S., Beaulieu, M., Brownell, P., Burnes, D., Caspi, E., Mont, J.D., Gadsby, R. & Goergen, T (2015). Developing a research agenda on resident-to-resident aggression: Recommendations from a consensus conference. Journal of elder abuse & neglect, 27(2), 146-167.

Caspi, E. (2015). Policy recommendation: The National Center for Prevention of Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Dementia. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16(6), 532.

Miller, E. A., Gadbois, E., Gidmark, S., & Intrator, O. (2015). Purchasing nursing home care within the Veterans Health Administration: lessons for nursing home recruitment, contracting, and oversight. Journal of Health Administration Education, 32(2), 165-197.


Anderson, N.D., Damianakis, T., Kröger, E., Wagner, L.M., Dawson, D.R., Binns, M.A., Bernstein, S., Caspi, E. and Cook, S.L. (2014). The benefits associated with volunteering among seniors: a critical review and recommendations for future research. Psychological bulletin, 140(6), 1505.

Caspi, E. (2014). Wayfinding difficulties among elders with dementia in an assisted living residence. Dementia, 13(4), 429-450.

Caspi, E. (2014). Does self-neglect occur among older adults with dementia when unsupervised in assisted living? An exploratory, observational study. Journal of elder abuse & neglect, 26(2), 123-149.

Thomas, K. S., Rahman, M., Mor, V., & Intrator, O. (2014). Influence of hospital and nursing home quality on hospital readmissions. The American journal of managed care, 20(11), e523.


Caspi, E. (2013). Time for Change: Persons With Dementia and “Behavioral Expressions,” Not “Behavior Symptoms”. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 14(10), 768-769.

Caspi, E. (2013). MDS 3.0: A giant step forward, but what about items on resident-to-resident aggression?. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 14(8), 624-625.