Paul G. Shekelle, MD, PhD; Catherine H. MacLean, MD, PhD; Sally C. Morton, PhD; Neil S. Wenger, MD
Acknowledgments: The authors thank the many RAND investigators whose prior work contributed to the development of the quality assessment methods, in particular, Elizabeth McGlynn, PhD, and the members of the Quality Tools Project. They also thank Rena Hasenfeld for developing and implementing the searches for guidelines and quality indicators.
Grant Support: By a contract from Pfizer Inc. to RAND for this project. Dr. Shekelle is a Senior Research Associate of the Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service.
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Current Author Addresses: Dr. Shekelle, MacLean, and Morton: 1700 Main Street, Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138.
Dr. Wenger: Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, Los Angeles, 911 Broxton Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1736.
Shekelle PG, MacLean CH, Morton SC, Wenger NS. Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders: Methods for Developing Quality Indicators. Ann Intern Med. 2001;135:647-652. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-135-8_Part_2-200110161-00003
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2001;135(8_Part_2):647-652.
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