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Health Care Comes Home: The Human Factors

Brief
January 1, 2011

This report provides a broad overview of the state of home care in the U.S. It examines emerging trends and technologies in the field, and discusses how ”human factors” can influence home care. The report also includes a section on the development of certification programs and/or uniform training standards for paid home health aides.

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Key Takeaways

Home health care can be informed by many issues encompassed by the field of human factors research and practice.
Human factors can help improve health care in the home in four primary areas.
Federal leadership and data can help provide care appropriate to each recipient and reduce caregiver burden.
 
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