The VNSNY Center for Home Care Policy & Research advances the national knowledge base underpinning home- and community-based services by conducting scientifically rigorous research and supporting informed decision making by providers, policymakers, and consumers.
To conduct objective research that advances knowledge promoting the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care in the home and community, and supports informed decision making by policy makers, managers, practitioners, and consumers of home- and community-based services.
Our work at the Center for Home Care Policy & Research culminates in:
Our current research projects fall into three focus areas:
Led by our Vice President & Director of Research, Dr. Kathy Bowles, RN, PhD, FACMI, FAAN, vanAmeringen Chair in Nursing Excellence & Professor of Nursing at University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, our staff includes preeminent scientists and researchers, many of whom have worked for and continue to collaborate with world-class research institutions, including the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Columbia University Schools of Nursing and Public Health, New York University, and the Harvard Medical School.
The Center for Home Care Policy & Research was established by VNSNY in 1993 under the direction of Dr. Penny Feldman.