Research & Publications +
Leff B, Burton JR. Acute medical care in the home. Editorial in: J Am Geriatr Soc. 44:603-5, 1996.
Leff B, Burton L, Bynum JW, Harper M, Greenough WB, Steinwachs D, Burton JR. Prospective evaluation of clinical criteria to select older persons with acute medical illness for care in a hypothetical home hospital. J Am Geriatr Soc. 45(9):1066-73, 1997.
Leff B, Burton L, Guido S, Greenough WB, Steinwachs D, Burton JR. Home hospital program: a pilot study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 47:697-702, 1999.
Leff B, Burton JR. The future history of home care. J Geront (medical sciences). 56A:M603-8, 2001.
Leff B, Burton L, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl J, Inouye SK, Greenough WB, Guido S, Langston CA, Frick KD, Steinwachs D, Burton JR. Hospital At Home: Feasibility and Outcomes of a Program to Provide Hospital-Level Care at Home for Acutely Ill Older Patients. Ann Intern Med. 143:798-808, 2005.
Leff B, Burton L, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl J, Clark R, Greenough WB, Guido S, Steinwachs D, Burton JR. Satisfaction with Hospital at Home Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 54:1355-1363, 2006.
Boyd CM, Shadmi E, Leff B, Brager R, Dunbar L, Wolff JL, Boult C. Guided Care for Multi-Morbid Older Adults. The Gerontologist, 47:697-704, 2007.
25. Weiss CO, Boyd CM, Yu Q, Wolff J, Leff B. A portrait of prevalent major chronic disease multimorbidity among older adults in the United States. JAMA 298:1160-1162, 2007.
Leff B, Burton L, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl J, Koehn D, Clark R, Greenough WB, Guido S, Steinwachs D, Burton JR. Comparison of stress experienced by family members of patients treated in Hospital At Home with that of those receiving traditional acute hospital care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(1):117-23.
Leff B, Finucane TE. Gizmo idolatry. JAMA, 299:1830-32, 2008.
Ricauda NA, Tibaldi V, Leff B, Scarafiotti C, Zanocchi M, Ciccone G, Molaschi M. Substitutive hospital at home versus inpatient care for elderly patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective randomized controlled trial. J Am Geriatr Soc, 56:493-500, 2008.
Boult C, Reider L, Frey K, Leff B, Boyd CM, Wolff J, Wegner S, Marsteller J, Karm L, Scharfstein D. The early effects of guided care on the quality of health care for mulit-morbid older persons: a cluster-randomized trial. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 63:321-7, 2008.
Wolff JL, Meadow A, Weiss CO, Boyd CM, Leff B. Medicare home health patients transitions through post-acute care settings. Medical Care. 2008;46(11):1188-1193.
Siu AL, Spragens LH, Inouye SK, Morrison RS, Leff B. The ironic business case for chronic care in the acute care setting. Health Aff (Millwood). 28:113-25, 2009.
Frick K, Burton L, Clark R, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl J, Greenough WB, Steinwachs D, Leff B. Substitutive Hospital at Home for older persons: effects on costs. Am J Manag Care. 15:49-56, 2009.
Burton LC, Skinner EA, Ushcer-Pines L, Lieberman R, Leff B, Clark B, Lemke K, Yu Q, Weiner JP. Health of Medicare Advantage plan enrollees at 1 year after Hurricane Katrina. Am J Manag Care. 15:13-22, 2009.
Leff B. Defining and disseminating the hospital at home model. Editorial in: CMAJ. 2009 180:156-7, 2009
Leff B, Burton L, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl J, Guido S, Greenough WB, Steinwachs D. Comparison of functional outcomes associated with hospital at home care and traditional acute hospital care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(2):273-8.
Marsteller JA, Burton LC, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl J, Guido S, Greenough WB, Steinwachs D, Leff B. Health care provider evaluation of a substitutive model of hospital at home care. Medical Care, 47(9):979-85, 2009.
Leff B, Reider L, Frick K, Scharfstein D, Boyd C, Frey K, Karm L, Boult C. The early effects of Guided Care on multimorbid older patients use and cost of health services: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Man Care, 5(8):555-9, 2009.
Wolff JL, Meadow A, Boyd CM, Weiss CO, Leff B. Physician evaluation and management of Medicare home health patients. Medical Care, 47 (11):1147-55, 2009.
Boult C, Green AF, Boult LB, Pacala JT, Snyder C, Leff B. Successful models of chronic care for older adults with chronic conditions: evidence for the Institute of Medicines Retooling for an Aging America report. J Am Geriatr Soc, In press.