In episode 6 of SOAP Notes with Dr. Jay LaBine, Jay sits down with Dr. Vincent Mor, professor of health services, policy and practice, to talk about a federal grant obtained by Mor and Brown University to research aging as well as vaccine hesitancy, challenges with senior care, care delivery and access to facility care.
Mor has been the professor of Health Services, policy & practice at Brown University since 1990. In his time at Brown, Mor has been principal investigator of over 40 National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded grants focused on health services and chronically ill persons experience. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation health policy investigator award recipient from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and has held a MERIT award from NIA for his research on organizational related factors to nursing home quality and residents’ outcomes for 10 years.
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Here are the topics covered in this episode:
Looking back on the impact of COVID-19 on nursing homes – 7:10
Nursing home quality metrics – 14:20
The National Institute on Aging’s grant and the work being done at Brown University – 17:16
Understanding and overcoming vaccine hesitancy – 21:17
Challenges with senior care and care delivery – 25:39
Senior care innovation post-pandemic – 31:50
Will in-facility care after discharge still have a place in post-acute care? – 37:30