Georgetown Professor Tara McMullen Published in Special Edition of Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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Georgetown M.S. in Aging & Health Professor Tara McMullen recently published a special edition of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). She was the primary author on the health and economics paper titled “The IMPACT Act of 2014: Standardizing patient assessment data to support care coordination, quality outcomes, and interoperability.” She was also a co-author on the seven other papers in the special edition, including the following:

  • Standardized assessment of cognitive function, mood, and pain among patients who are unable to communicate
  • Standardized assessment of cognitive function of post-acute care patients
  • Development and testing of a standardized pain interview assessment for use in post-acute care
  • Standardized assessment of depression symptoms in post-acute care: A screening threshold approach
  • Developing standardized patient assessment data elements for Medicare post-acute care assessments
  • Standardized assessment of medication reconciliation in post-acute care
  • Who receives post-acute care? Characteristics of national population and field test sample”