Shaping Long-Term Care in America Project is a website from the Shaping Long-Term Care in America Project being conducted at the Brown University Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research and supported, in part, by the NIA. provides users with research abstracts and publications and allows users to create their own tables and maps to gather information by state, county, or facility, including information on facility characteristics, geo-coded facility locations, resident characteristics, market characteristics, and state long-term care policies.

 Here is the current list of publications that used data from

1: Goldberg EM, Keohane LM, Mor V, Trivedi AN, Jung HY, Rahman M. Preferred
Provider Relationships Between Medicare Advantage Plans and Skilled Nursing
Facilities Reduce Switching Out of Plans: An Observational Analysis. Inquiry.
2018 Jan-Dec;55:46958018797412. PMID: 30175669; PMCID: PMC6122232.
Project 3
2: Li Q, Rahman M, Gozalo P, Keohane LM, Gold MR, Trivedi AN. Regional
Variations: The Use Of Hospitals, Home Health, And Skilled Nursing In Traditional
Medicare And Medicare Advantage. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 Aug;37(8):1274-1281.
PMID: 30080454.
Project 3
3: Rahman M, Gadbois EA, Tyler DA, Mor V. Hospital-Skilled Nursing Facility
Collaboration: A Mixed-Methods Approach to Understanding the Effect of Linkage
Strategies. Health Serv Res. 2018 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30079445.
Core B and Project 1
4: McHugh JP, Zinn J, Shield RR, Tyler DA, Gadbois EA, Soni S, Mor V. Strategy
and risk sharing in hospital-postacute care integration. Health Care Manage Rev. 
2018 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30045098.
Core B
5: Teno JM, Gozalo P, Trivedi AN, Bunker J, Lima J, Ogarek J, Mor V. Site of
Death, Place of Care, and Health Care Transitions Among US Medicare
Beneficiaries, 2000-2015. JAMA. 2018 Jul 17;320(3):264-271. PMID: 29946682; PMCID: PMC6076888.
Project 2
6: Kosar CM, Thomas KS, Gozalo PL, Mor V. Higher Level of Obesity Is Associated
with Intensive Personal Care Assistance in the Nursing Home. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 
2018 Jun 20. pii: S1525-8610(18)30230-5. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29935981.
Core C
7: Lueckel SN, Teno JM, Stephen AH, Benoit E, Kheirbek T, Adams CA Jr, Cioffi WG,
Thomas KS. Population of Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury in Skilled Nursing 
Facilities: A Decade of Change. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2018 May 31. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29863612.
Project 2
8: Rivera-Hernandez M, Kumar A, Epstein-Lubow G, Thomas KS. Disparities in
Nursing Home Use and Quality Among African American, Hispanic, and White Medicare
Residents With Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias. J Aging Health. 2018
Apr 1:898264318767778. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 29717902; PMCID: PMC6167186.
9: Rivera-Hernandez M, Rahman M, Mukamel DB, Mor V, Trivedi AN. Quality of
Post-Acute Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities That Disproportionately Serve Black
and Hispanic Patients. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29697778.
10: Baier RR, Mitchell SL, Jutkowitz E, Mor V. Identifying and Supporting
Nonpharmacological Dementia Interventions Ready for Pragmatic Trials: Results
From an Expert Workshop. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Jul;19(7):560-562. PMID: 29656839; PMCID: PMC6019575.
11: Zhang T, Zullo AR, Shireman TI, Lee Y, Mor V, Liu Q, McConeghy KW, Daiello L,
Kiel DP, Berry SD. Epidemiology of hip fracture in nursing home residents with
multiple sclerosis. Disabil Health J. 2018 Oct;11(4):591-597. PMID: 29598927; PMCID: PMC6150858.