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Joan Teno

Joan Teno

Professor of Health Services, Policy, & Practice and Professor of Medicine

Department: Community Health

Phone: +1 401 863 9627

Email: Joan_Teno@Brown.EDU

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2 Stimson Street, Providence, RI - 401-863-9628

Research Summary

Measuring and evaluating interventions to improve the quality of medical care for seriously ill and dying patients. Understanding how to measure and improve the quality of frail, older and dying persons.

Past or Present Projects Available:

Bereaved family member perceptions of the timing of hospice referal and its association with satisfaction with hospice services; Characteristics of hospices with higher rate of feeding tube insertion for persons with severe dementia; Changes in satisfaction for cancer patients with the quality of hospice care; Assuring Quality of Care in Hospice: Caregiver Self-Efficacy and its Relationship to Perceived Quality of Care