Averting an impending storm: can we reengineer health systems to meet the needs of aging populations?

PLoS Med. 2012;9(7):e1001267. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001267. Epub 2012 Jul 17.


Arlene Bierman discusses new research findings from a randomized trial evaluating community-based nursing interventions in older adults, and and comments on how we need to to re-engineer health systems to provide greater quality of care.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Chronic Disease / mortality*
  • Community Health Nursing / statistics & numerical data*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male