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

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GECDAC Publications 2013 - 2018 (PDF format)


  1. Reese RL, Clement SA, Syeda S, Hawley CE, Gosian JS, Cai S, Jensen LL, Kind AJH, Driver JA. “Coordinated-Transitional Care for Veterans with Heart Failure and Chronic Lung Disease”. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
  2. Temkin-Greener H, Szydlowski J, Intrator O, Olsan T, Karuza J, Cai X, Gao S, Gillespie S.  “Perceived Effectiveness of Home-Based Primary Care Teams in Veterans Health Administration.”  The Gerontologist
  3. Xu H, Intrator O.  “Medicaid Long-Term Care Policies and Rates of Nursing Home Successful Discharge to Community.”  Journal of the American Medical Directors Association!/content/playContent/1-s2.0-S1525861019301872?


  1. Miller EA, Gadbois E, Gidmark S, Intrator O, Rudolph J. “VA Staff Perceptions of Barriers and Facilitators to Home and Community-Based Placement Post-Hospital Discharge. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, 22 Feb. 2018, pp. 1-29.
  2. Cai S, Grubbs A, Makineni R, Kinosian B, Phibbs C, Intrator O. “Evaluation of the Cincinnati VA Medical Center Hospital-In-Home Program.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 66, no. 7, 2018, pp.1392-1398.
  3. Gidwani R, Kinosian B, Scott W, Phibbs C, Intrator O. “Hospice Care of Veterans in Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare: A Risk-Adjusted Analysis.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol.66, no.8, 2018, pp.1508-1514.
  4. Sullivan JL, Shin MH, Adjognon O, Shay K, Harvey K, Intrator O, Yaksic E, Moye J, Solimeo S. “Geriatric Patient-Aligned Care Teams in the Veterans Health Administration: How are They Structured?” Geriatrics, vol.3, no. 3, 2018, doi:10.3390/geriatrics3030046.
  5. Lei L, Cooley S, Phibbs C, Kinosian B, Allman R, Porsteinsson A, Intrator O. “Attributable Cost of Dementia: Demonstrating Pitfalls of Ignoring Multiple Healthcare System Utilization.” Health Services Research, 23 Sep. 2018, doi:10.1111/14756773.13048.
  6. Song W, Intrator O, Lee S, Boockvar K. “Antihypertensive Drug Deintensification and Recurrent Falls in Long-Term Care.” Health Services Research, vol. 53, no.6, 2018, pp.4066-4086. Doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13074.
  7. 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, vol. 40, no. 7, 2018, pp.687-711.
  8. 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, vol. 30, no.2, 2018,pp.93108.
  9. Kinosian, B., Weiland, D., Gu, X., Stallard, E., Phibbs, C., Intrator, O. “Validation of JEN Frailty Index in the National Long-Term Care Survey Community Population: Identifying Functionally Impaired Older Adults from Claims Data.” BMC Health Services Research, vol. 18, no.1, 2018, pp. 908-920.


  1. Blumenthal, J.B., Cai, S., May, C., Brandt, N., Gernat, E., Mordecai, K., Loreck, D., Inscore, A. & Intrator, O. “Dementia Evaluation, Management, and Outreach.” Federal Practicioner, vol. 34, no. 1, 2017, pp.42-48.
  2. Cai, S., Laurel, P., Makineni, R., Marks, M., Kinosian, B., Phibbs, C., & Intrator, O. “Evaluation of A Hospital-in-home Program Implemented Among Veterans.” The American Journal of Managed Care, vol. 23, no. 8, 2017, pp. 482-487.
  3. Miller EA, Gidmark S, Gadbois E, Rudolph J, Intrator O. “Staff Perceptions of Key Factors Guiding Nursing Home Search and Selection within the Veterans Health Administration.” The Gerontologist, vol. 58, no. 4, 2017, pp.226-238. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnx096
  4. 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, vol. 36, no. 2, 2017, pp.63-80.
  5. Miller, S.C., Intrator, O., Scott, W., Shreve, S. T., Phibbs, C. S., Kinosian, B., ... & Edes, T. E. “Increasing Veterans’ Hospice Use: The Veterans Health Administration’s Focus on Improving End-Of-Life Care.” Health Affairs, vol. 36, no.7, 2017, pp. 1274-1282.
  6. Karuza J., Gillespie S., Olsan T., Cai X., Dang S., Intrator O., Li J., Gao S., Kinosian B., Edes T. “National Structural Survey of Veterans Affairs Home Based Primary Care Programs.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 65, no. 12, 2017, pp. 2697-2701.