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 for additional information.

Current Opportunities

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Home Care Nursing Research Award, sponsored by the International Home Care Nurses Organization (IHCNO). Applications must be received by September 30, 2019. Click here for additional details.
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.