The Center’s portfolio of scholarly activities is supported by 3 streams of funding: 1.) the Roger C. Lipitz Center endowment, 2.) Departmental support of faculty teaching and service activities, and 3.) private foundation and governmental agency funding of investigator-initiated research studies. Our research portfolio encompasses four sets of activities as follows:
- Domain #1: Sustain and enhance the National Health and Aging Trends Study and its linked National Study of Caregiving as a platform for research.
- Domain #2: Conduct policy analyses of system change to support improved care delivery for persons with complex health needs and disabilities and their families.
- Domain #3: Conduct economic analyses related to reform of financing services for people with complex care needs including Medicare and Medicaid reform, long-term care insurance, and provider payment incentives for integrated care.
- Domain #4: Interventional research related to behavioral and systems-change improvements in care delivery and effects on outcomes that matter for individuals, families, and society.