Research Projects

Based on the four domains identified by the ElevatingHOME Research Steering Committe (Clinical Care, Economic Impact, Care Structures and Patient Experience), ElevatingHOME is currently involved in the series of research projects listed below. These projects are collaborative efforts in partnership with corporate partners, member agencies, academic researchers and aligned associations. The research designs vary depending on the project, utilizing a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods. 

If you are interested in getting involved or learning more about one of the projects below, contact Danielle Pierotti, RN, PhD, CENP for more information.


The Value Proposition of Home Health Care 
Research Partners: This study is an examination of patients discharged from hospitals with an order for home health care. it will compare cost, mortality and re-admission rates between those patients who received home health care and those who did not.
Home Health Agency Communication with Physicians

​Research Partners: This project will examine communication between home health agency staff and community providers from the perspective of the agency, investigating the barriers and facilitators. This will be a multiphase project, starting with a qualitative process to identify key topics and themes.
Efficacy and Economic Value of Highly Personalized Digital Therapeutic Programs to Support Care and Independent Living at Home                    

​Research Partners: This project explores the use of artificial intelligence to drive highly personalized care interventions to support care recipients and their caregiving network. ElevatingHOME is providing consultation in support of the investigation.

Signature Events

LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Expo
  • October 27-30, 2019
  • San Diego, CA

Virtual Events

Creating a “Best Places to Work” Organization
  • March 26 | 12:00 p.m. ET
All Member Call Global Issues in Medication Management: Implications for Home Health Nurses
  • March 28 | 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Hosted in Partnership with the International Home Care Nurses Organization

Partner Events

Using the 2018 ACC-AHA Multi-Society Guidelines to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke

  • March 22 | 12:00 p.m. ET
  • Hosted by TMF Quality Innovation Network
Patient-Driven Payment Model, Quality and Value: How to Succeed in 2019 and Beyond
  • March 22 | 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Hosted by Great Plains Quality Innovation Network
QPP Power Hour: Opioid Measures
  • March 26 | 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Hosted by Great Plains QIN