Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Disability and Aging

Data Presentation: Managing and Using Home and Community-Based Services Data for Quality Improvement


Presenting numbers and patterns is a critical component of data analysis. Once analyses have been completed, the next step involves sharing key findings with staff and stakeholders and using findings as a basis for decision-making. There are a number of ways to present data and the challenge is in constructing an effective visual. This paper provides an overview of the most frequently used formats and includes tips on how to select among the different types.

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April 2, 2006

Dementia in Maine

Dementia in Maine

As the oldest state in the nation, Maine faces the impending impact of Alzheimer’s disease on its social systems, community resources, and its health and long term care systems. This report provides a baseline picture of the current use of services by people with and without dementia in Maine. Learn more in Dementia in Maine: Characteristics, Care, and Cost Across Settings.

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Report on Maine's Older Adults

With the aging of Maine’s population and its status as the oldest state in the nation, the use of long term services continues to be a critical public policy issue in the state and nationally. Learn more in Older Adults and Adults With Disabilities: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, 2012 Edition.

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Long Term Service and Support Needs

Chartbook: Children and Adults with Long Term Service and Support Needs

This report - part of a series on MaineCare members who are dually eligible for MaineCare and Medicare Services - analyzes the characteristics, use, and expenditure patterns of sub-populations of long term service users. Learn more in Children and Adults With Long Term Services and Support Needs: MaineCare and Medicare Expenditures and Utilization, State Fiscal Year 2010.

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