Kathleen Unroe

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Publications

Article

Adherence to Measuring What Matters Items When Caring for Patients With Hematologic Malignancies Versus Solid Tumors

LeBlanc, T. W., Ritchie, C. S., Friedman, F., Bull, J., Kutner, J. S., Johnson, K. S., Kamal, A. H., Aslakson, R. A., Ast, K., Elk, R., Garner, K. K., Gramling, R., Grudzen, C., Lamba, S., Rhodes, R. L., Roeland, E., Schulman-Green, D. & Unroe, K. T., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 52, 6, p. 775-782 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Age Differences in the Association between Body Mass Index Class and Annualized Medicare Expenditures

Clark, D. O., Lane, K. A., Ambuehl, R., Tu, W., Liu, C. J., Unroe, K. & Callahan, C. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 28, 1, p. 165-179 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

An analysis of an older driver evaluation program

Kantor, B., Mauger, L., Richardson, V. E. & Unroe, K. T., Aug 1 2004, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 52, 8, p. 1326-1330 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

An Interim Analysis of an Advance Care Planning Intervention in the Nursing Home Setting

Hickman, S. E., Unroe, K. T., Ersek, M. T., Buente, B., Nazir, A. & Sachs, G. A., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 11, p. 2385-2392 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Assessing Emotional Suffering in Palliative Care: Use of a Structured Note Template to Improve Documentation

Lamba, S., Berlin, A., Goett, R., Ponce, C. B., Holland, B., Walther, S., Aslakson, R. A., Ast, K., Elk, R., Garner, K. K., Gramling, R., Grudzen, C., Kamal, A. H., Lamba, S., LeBlanc, T. W., Rhodes, R. L., Roeland, E., Schulman-Green, D. & Unroe, K. T., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 52, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Associations between published quality ratings of skilled nursing facilities and outcomes of medicare beneficiaries with heart failure

Unroe, K. T., Greiner, M. A., Colón-Emeric, C., Peterson, E. D. & Curtis, L. H., Feb 2012, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 13, 2, p. 188.e1-188.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Care Consistency With Documented Care Preferences: Methodologic Considerations for Implementing the “Measuring What Matters” Quality Indicator

AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group, Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 52, 4, p. 453-458 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Caring for Dying Patients in the Nursing Home: Voices From Frontline Nursing Home Staff

Cagle, J. G., Unroe, K. T., Bunting, M., Bernard, B. L. & Miller, S. C., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 53, 2, p. 198-207 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Caring for mental illness in the United States: A focus on older adults

Klap, R., Unroe, K. T. & Unützer, J., Jan 1 2003, In : American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 11, 5, p. 517-524 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

228 Scopus citations

Comfort Measures Orders and Hospital Transfers: Insights From the OPTIMISTIC Demonstration Project

Unroe, K. T., O'Kelly Phillips, E., Effler, S., Ersek, M. T. & Hickman, S. E., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 58, 4, p. 559-566 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Concordance Between Veterans' Self-Report and Documentation of Surrogate Decision Makers: Implications for Quality Measurement

Garner, K. K., Dubbert, P., Lensing, S., Sullivan, D. H., Aslakson, R. A., Ast, K., Elk, R., Garner, K. K., Gramling, R., Grudzen, C., Kamal, A. H., Lamba, S., LeBlanc, T. W., Rhodes, R. L., Roeland, E., Schulman-Green, D. & Unroe, K. T., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 53, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Concordance of Advance Care Plans With Inpatient Directives in the Electronic Medical Record for Older Patients Admitted From the Emergency Department

and the AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group & AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group, Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 51, 4, p. 647-651 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Conducting Clinical Research in Post-acute and Long-term Nursing Home Care Settings: Regulatory Challenges

The PACRATS Investigators, Jul 2019, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 20, 7, p. 798-803 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of Hospice Use on Costs of Care for Long-Stay Nursing Home Decedents

Unroe, K. T., Sachs, G. A., Dennis, M. E., Hickman, S. E., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C. M., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 4, p. 723-730 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

Feeling Heard and Understood: A Patient-Reported Quality Measure for the Inpatient Palliative Care Setting

Gramling, R., Stanek, S., Ladwig, S., Gajary-Coots, E., Cimino, J., Anderson, W., Norton, S. A., Aslakson, R. A., Ast, K., Elk, R., Garner, K. K., Grudzen, C., Kamal, A. H., Lamba, S., Leblanc, T. W., Rhodes, R. L., Roeland, E., Schulman-Green, D. & Unroe, K. T., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 51, 2, p. 150-154 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Hospice in the Nursing Home: Perspectives of Front Line Nursing Home Staff

Unroe, K. T., Cagle, J. G., Dennis, M. E., Lane, K. A., Callahan, C. M. & Miller, S. C., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 15, 12, p. 881-884 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Hospice Use Among Nursing Home and Non-Nursing Home Patients

Unroe, K. T., Sachs, G. A., Dennis, M. E., Hickman, S. E., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 30, 2, p. 193-198 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Hospice Use Among Nursing Home Patients

Unroe, K. T., Sachs, G. A., Hickman, S. E., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C. M., Apr 2013, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 14, 4, p. 254-259 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Hospital Readmission Penalties: Coming Soon to a Nursing Home Near You!

Carnahan, J. L., Unroe, K. T. & Torke, A. M., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 3, p. 614-618 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Implementation of a heart failure quality initiative in a skilled nursing facility: Lessons learned

Nazir, A., Dennis, M. E. & Unroe, K. T., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of gerontological nursing. 41, 5, p. 26-33 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Inpatient medication reconciliation at admission and discharge: A retrospective cohort study of age and other risk factors for medication discrepancies

Unroe, K. T., Pfeiffenberger, T., Pharm, S. R., Jastrzembski, J., Lokhnygina, Y. & Colón-Emeric, C., Apr 2010, In : American Journal Geriatric Pharmacotherapy. 8, 2, p. 115-126 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Scopus citations

Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act: What do Geriatrics Healthcare Professionals Need to Know About the Quality Payment Program?

Unroe, K. T., Hollmann, P. A., Goldstein, A. C. & Malone, M. L., Apr 2017, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 4, p. 674-679 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Music therapy clinical practice in hospice: Differences between home and nursing home delivery

Liu, X., Burns, D. S., Hilliard, R. E., Stump, T. E. & Unroe, K. T., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Music Therapy. 52, 3, p. 376-393 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Nursing Home Regulations Redefined: Implications for Providers

Unroe, K. T., Ouslander, J. G. & Saliba, D., Jan 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 1, p. 191-194 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Nursing Home Staff Palliative Care Knowledge and Practices: Results of a Large Survey of Frontline Workers

Unroe, K. T., Cagle, J. G., Lane, K. A., Callahan, C. M. & Miller, S. C., Nov 2015, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 50, 5, p. 622-629 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

OPTIMISTIC transition visits: A model to improve hospital to nursing facility transfers

Nazir, A., Unroe, K. T., Buente, B., Sachs, G. & Arling, G., Jul 1 2016, In : Annals of Long-Term Care. 24, 7, p. 31-36 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Patterns of Emergency Department Use Among Long-Stay Nursing Home Residents With Differing Levels of Dementia Severity

LaMantia, M. A., Lane, K. A., Tu, W., Carnahan, J. L., Messina, F. & Unroe, K. T., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 17, 6, p. 541-546 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Prescribing medications to older drivers: Are physician resources adequate?

Unroe, K. T., Kantor, B. & Richardson, V., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Aging and Pharmacotherapy. 13, 1, p. 37-54 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Hospice Care at Home Versus in an Assisted Living Facility or Nursing Home

Unroe, K. T., Stump, T. E., Effler, S., Tu, W. & Callahan, C. M., Apr 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 4, p. 687-692 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Racial differences in hospice use and patterns of care after enrollment in hospice among Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure

Unroe, K. T., Greiner, M. A., Johnson, K. S., Curtis, L. H. & Setoguchi, S., Jun 2012, In : American Heart Journal. 163, 6, p. 987-993.e3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Redesigning systems of care for older adults with Alzheimer's disease

Callahan, C. M., Sachs, G. A., LaMantia, M. A., Unroe, K. T., Arling, G. & Boustani, M. A., Apr 2014, In : Health Affairs. 33, 4, p. 626-632 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Research priorities in geriatric palliative care: Policy initiatives

Unroe, K. T. & Meier, D. E., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 16, 12, p. 1503-1508 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Resource use in the last 6 months of life among medicare beneficiaries with heart failure, 2000-2007

Unroe, K. T., Greiner, M. A., Hernandez, A. F., Whellan, D. J., Kaul, P., Schulman, K. A., Peterson, E. D. & Curtis, L. H., Feb 14 2011, In : Archives of Internal Medicine. 171, 3, p. 196-203 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

117 Scopus citations

Sex and race differences in the relationship between obesity and C-reactive protein

Clark, D. O., Unroe, K. T., Xu, H., Keith, N. R., Callahan, C. M. & Tu, W., Mar 1 2016, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 26, 2, p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Stakeholder Perspectives on the Optimizing Patient Transfers, Impacting Medical Quality, and Improving Symptoms: Transforming Institutional Care (OPTIMISTIC) Project

Ersek, M., Hickman, S. E., Thomas, A. C., Bernard, B. & Unroe, K. T., Nov 3 2018, In : Gerontologist. 58, 6, p. 1177-1187 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Systematic Advance Care Planning and Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations of Nursing Facility Residents

Hickman, S. E., Unroe, K. T., Ersek, M., Stump, T. E., Tu, W., Ott, M. & Sachs, G. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, 8, p. 1649-1655 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The Complexity of Determining Whether a Nursing Home Transfer Is Avoidable at Time of Transfer

Unroe, K. T., Carnahan, J. L., Hickman, S. E., Sachs, G. A., Hass, Z. & Arling, G., May 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 5, p. 895-901 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The experiences of family members in the nursing home to hospital transfer decision

Abrahamson, K., Bernard, B., Magnabosco, L., Nazir, A. & Unroe, K. T., Nov 15 2016, In : BMC Geriatrics. 16, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

The Implementation of Measuring What Matters in Research and Practice: Series Commentary

AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group, Nov 2017, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 54, 5, p. 772-775 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
42 Scopus citations

Transitions in Care in a Nationally Representative Sample of Older Americans with Dementia

Callahan, C. M., Tu, W., Unroe, K. T., LaMantia, M. A., Stump, T. E. & Clark, D. O., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 8, p. 1495-1502 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Variation in Hospice Services by Location of Care: Nursing Home Versus Assisted Living Facility Versus Home

Unroe, K. T., Bernard, B., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C. M., Jul 2017, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 7, p. 1490-1496 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

When Women Rise, We All Rise: American Geriatrics Society Position Statement on Achieving Gender Equity in Geriatrics

Boxer, R., Norman, M., Abadir, P., Beizer, J. L., Dierich, M., Lau, S., Linnebur, S. A., Lundebjerg, N. E., Naik, A. D., Schreiber, R., Unroe, K., Mikhailovich, A. L. & Goldstein, A. C., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, 12, p. 2447-2454 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chapter

Multidisciplinary Models of Care

Unroe, K. T. & Cohen, H. J., Jan 2 2013, Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice. John Wiley and Sons, p. 487-497 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations
Comment/debate

Supporting family decision makers for nursing home residents: A promising approach

Carnahan, J. L., Fowler, N. R. & Unroe, K. T., Jan 1 2017, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 177, 1, p. 32-33 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Editorial

Quality of hospice care for individuals with dementia

Unroe, K. T. & Meier, D. E., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 61, 7, p. 1212-1214 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

11 Scopus citations

The iom report on dying in America: A call to action for nursing homes

Unroe, K. T., Ersek, M. & Cagle, J., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 16, 2, p. 90-92 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

13 Scopus citations