Characteristics of the SAGE database: a new resource for research on outcomes in long-term care. SAGE (Systematic Assessment of Geriatric drug use via Epidemiology) Study Group

Roberto Bernabei, Giovanni Gambassi, Antonio Sgadari, Francesco Luigi Landi, K Lapane, C Gatsonis, L Lipsitz, V. Mor

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Abstract

Because there is a lack of databases specific to long-term care, standardized assessments of nursing home residents are seen as a potential new resource for studying an important but neglected population. We describe the design and principal population characteristics of the first integrated database combining detailed clinical information and administrative claims data.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)M25-M25-33
JournalJOURNALS OF GERONTOLOGY SERIES A-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND MEDICAL SCIENCES
Volume54
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Keywords

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Databases as Topic
  • Diagnosis
  • Female
  • Frail Elderly
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Heart Diseases
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Information Systems
  • Long-Term Care
  • Male
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Records Systems, Computerized
  • Medicare
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Nursing Homes
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations
  • Polypharmacy
  • Process Assessment (Health Care)
  • Quality of Health Care
  • United States

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