Helena Temkin-Greener, Ph.D., M.S.

Helena Temkin-Greener, Ph.D., M.S.

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Public Health Sciences
265 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-8713
Administrative: (585) 275-2191
Fax: (585) 461-4532

Journal Articles

Showing all 69 journal articles available.

Ye, Z.; Mukamel, DB.; Huang, SS.; LI, Y.; Temkin-Greener, H. "Healthcare-Associated Infections and Nursing Home Policies and Practices: Results from a National Survey." Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2015; 36(7): 759-766.
Cai, X.; Temkin-Greener, H. "Nursing Home Admissions among Medicaid HCBS Enrollees: Evidence of Racial/Ethnic Disparities or Differences?". Medical Care. 2015; .
Li, Y.; Harrington, C.; Mukamel, DB.; Cen, X.; Cai, X.; Temkin-Greener, H. ""Nursing staff sevels in racial/ethnic minority-serving versus majority-serving nursing homes and impact of state Medicaid payments, 2001-2011."". Health Affairs. 2015; .
Mukamel, DB.; Ladd, H.; Li, Y.; Temkin-Greener, H.; Ngo-Metzger, Q. "Have Racial Disparities in Ambulatory Care Sensitive Admissions Abated Over Time?". Medical Care. 2015; .
Li, Y.; Harrington, C.; Mukamel, DB.; Cen, X.; Cai, X.; Temkin-Greener, H. "Nurse staffing levels in racial/ethnic minority-serving versus majority-serving nursing homes and impact of state Medicaid payments, 2001-2011." Health Affairs. 2015; .
McGarry, B. E.; Temkin-Greener, H.; Grabowski, D.C.; Chapman, B.P; Li, Y. "The Impact of Consumer Numeracy on the Purchase of Long-Term Care Insurance. Health Services Research". Health Services Research. 2015; .
Li, Y., Ye, Z., Glance, L., Temkin-Greener, H. "Trends in family rating of experience with care and racial disparities among Maryland nursing homes". Medical Care. 2014; 52(7): 641-648 NIHMSID: NIHMS589453.
Shi, HC, Temkin-Greener H, Votava K, Friedman B. "Medicare Home Health Care Patient Case-Mix Before and After the balanced Budget Act of 1997: Effect on Dual Eligible Beneficiaries , 33:1-19, 2014." Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 2014; 33(1): 58-76.
Segelman M, Szydlowski J, Kinosian B, McNabney M, Raziano D, Eng, C, van Reenen C, Temkin-Greener H. "Hospitalizations in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)". Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2014; 62(2): 320-4.
Zheng, NT.; Mukamel, DB.; Friedman, B.; Caprio, T.; Temkin-Greener, H. "The Effect of Hospice on Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents." JAMDA. 2014; .
Temkin-Greener, H.; Ladwig, S.; Caprio, T.; Norton, S.; Quill, T.; Olsan, T.; Cai, X.,; Mukamel, DB. "Developing Palliative Care Practice Guidelines and Standards for Nursing Home Palliative Care Teams: A Delphi Study." JAMDA. 2014; .
2013 Aug
Mukamel DB, Ladd H, Temkin-Greener H. "Stability of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Do Not Resuscitate Orders among Long-Term Nursing Home Residents." Medical Care. 2013; 51(8): 666-72 PMCID: PMC3714314. Link
2013 Aug
Zhang N, Li Y, Temkin-Greener H. "Prevalence of obesity in new york nursing homes: associations with facility characteristics." The Gerontologist. 2013 Aug; 53(4):567-81. Epub 2013 Mar 11.
Zheng NT, Mukamel DB, Caprio T, Temkin-Greener H. "Hospice Utilization in Nursing Homes: Association with Facility End-of-life Care Practices". Gerontologist. 2013; 53(5): 817-27 PMCID: PMC3858022.
Pesis-Katz I, Phelps CE, Temkin-Greener H, Spector WD, Veazie P, Mukamel DB. "Making Difficult Decisions: The Role of Quality of Care in Selecting a Nursing Home". American Journal of Public Health. 2013; 103(5): e31-e37.
Temkin-Greener H, Zheng NT, Xing J, Mukamel DB. "Site of Death among Nursing Home Residents in the United States: Changing Patterns, 2003-2007". J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2013; 14(10): 741-8 PMCID: PMC3744590. Link
Li Q, Zheng NT, Temkin-Greener H. "Quality of End of Life Care among Long-Term Nursing Home Residents With and Without Dementia". JAGS. 2013; 61(7): 1066-1073. Link
Xing J, Mukamel DB, Temkin-Greener H. "Hospitalizations among Nursing Home Residents in the Last Year of Life: Nursing Home Characteristics and Variation in Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations". Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2013; 61(11): 1900-8 PMCID: PMC3827689. Link
McGarry B, Temkin-Greener H, Li Y. "The Role of Race and Ethnicity in Private Long-Term Care Insurance Ownership". Gerontologist. 2013; : [Epub ahead of print].
Segelman M, Szydlowski J, Kinosian B, McNabney M, Raziano D, Eng, C, van Reenen C, Temkin-Greener H. "Hospitalizations in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2013; .
2012 Jan
Holland ML, Yoo BK, Kitzman H, Chaudron L, Szilagyi PG, Temkin-Greener H. "Mother-child interactions and the associations with child healthcare utilization in low-income urban families." Maternal and child health journal. 2012 Jan; 16(1):83-91.
Temkin-Greener H, Cai S, Zheng NT, Zhao H, Mukamel DB. "Nursing Home Work Environment and the Risk of Pressure Ulcers and Incontinence." HSR: Health Services Research. 2012; 47(3): 1179-1200 PMCID: PMC3290703. Link
Temkin-Greener H, Zheng TN, Mukamel DB. "Rural-Urban Differences in End-of-Life Nursing Home Care: Facility and Environmental Factors." Gerontologist. 2012; 52(3): 335-344 PMCID: PMC3342513. Link
Mukamel DB, Caprio T, Ahn R, Zheng NT, Norton S, Quill T, Temkin-Greener H. "End-of-life quality-of-care measures for nursing homes: place of death and hospice". Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2012; 15(4): 438-46 PMCID: PMC3322517. Link
Cai S, Temkin-Greener H. "Influenza vaccination and its impact on hospitalization events in nursing homes". Journal of the American Medical Association. 2011; 12(7): 493-8 PMCID: PMC3661218. Link
Holland M, Kitzman H, Yoo BK, Chaudron L, Temkin-Greener H. "Self-Efficacy as a Mediator between Maternal Depression and Child Hospitalizations". Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2011; 15(7): 1011-1019. Link
Cai S, Mukamel DB, Veazie P, Katz P, Temkin-Greener H. "Hospitalizations in Nursing Homes: Does Payer Source Matter? Evidence from New York State". Medical Care Research and Review. 2011; 68(5): 559-578 PMCID:PMC3374862. Link
Li Y, Yin J, Cai X, Temkin-Greener H, Mukamel DB. "Association of race and site of care with pressure ulcers in high –risk nursing home residents". Journal of the American Medical Association. 2011; 306(2): 179-186 NIHMSID: NIHMS508483. Link
Zheng NT, Mukamel DB, Caprio T, Cai S, Temkin-Greener H. "Racial disparities in in-hospital death and hospice use among nursing home residents at the end of life". Medical care. 2011; 49(11): 992-8 PMCID: PMC3215761. Link
Cai S; Mukamel DB; Veazie P; Temkin-Greener H. "Validation of the Minimum Data Set in identifying hospitalization events and payment source". Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2011; 12(1): 38-43 PMCID: PMC3052878. Link
Zheng NT, Temkin-Greener H. "End-of-life care in nursing homes: the importance of CNA staff communication". Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2010; 11(7): 494-9 PMCID: PMC2935906. Link
Temkin-Greener H, Zheng NT, Cai S, Zhao H, Mukamel DB. "Nursing home environment and organizational performance: association with deficiency citations". Medical Care. 2010; 48(4): 357-64 PMCID: PMC2925404. Link
Cai S, Mukamel DB, Temkin-Greener H. "Pressure ulcer prevalence among black and white nursing home residents in New York state: evidence of racial disparity?". Medical care. 2010; 48(3): 233-9 PMCID: PMC3313600. Link
2009 Dec
Temkin-Greener H, Zheng NT, Norton SA, Quill T, Ladwig S, Veazie P. "Measuring end-of-life care processes in nursing homes". The Gerontologist. 2009; 49(6): 803-15 PMCID: PMC2775900. Link
2009 Aug
Mukamel DB, Cai S, Temkin-Greener H. "Cost implications of organizing nursing home workforce in teams". Health services research. 2009; 44(4): 1309-25 PMCID: PMC2739030. Link
2009 Apr
Temkin-Greener H, Zheng N, Katz P, Zhao H, Mukamel DB. "Measuring work environment and performance in nursing homes". Medical care. 2009; 47(4): 482-91 PMCID: PMC2663940. Link
2009 Feb
Temkin-Greener H, Cai S, Katz P, Zhao H, Mukamel DB. "Daily practice teams in nursing homes: evidence from New York State". The Gerontologist. 2009; 49(1): 68-80 PMCID: PMC2664618. Link
2008 Oct
Noyes K, Liu H, Temkin-Greener H. "Medicare capitation model, functional status, and multiple comorbidities: model accuracy". The American journal of managed care. 2008; 14(10): 679-90 PMCID: PMC3325490.
Temkin-Greener H, Bajorska A, Mukamel DB. "Variations in Service Use in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)". Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences. 2008; 63(7): 731-738.
Norton SA, Hogan L, Holloway R, Temkin-Greener H, Buckley M, Quill TE. "Proactive Palliative Care in the Medical Intensive Care Unit: Reducing Length of Stay". Critical Care Medicine. 2007; 35(6): 1530-5.
Mukamel DB, Peterson DR, Temkin-Greener H, Delavan R, Gros, D, Kunitz SJ, Williams TF. "Program Characteristics and Enrollee Outcomes in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)". Milbank Quarterly. 2007; 85(3): 499-531 PMCID: PMC2690315.
2006 Apr
Mukamel DB, Temkin-Greener H, Delavan R, Peterson DR, Gross D, Kunitz S, Williams TF. "Team performance and risk-adjusted health outcomes in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)." The Gerontologist. 2006 Apr; 46(2):227-37.
Friedman SM, Steinwachs DM, Temkin-Greener H, Mukamel DB. "Informal caregivers and the risk of nursing home admissions among individuals enrolled in a managed, community-based long-term care program (PACE)". The Gerontologist. 2006; 46(4): 456-63.
Temkin-Greener H, Bajorska A, Mukamel DB. "Disenrollment from an acute/long-term managed care program (PACE)". Medical Care. 2006; 44(1): 31-8.
Noyes K, Liu H, Temkin-Greener H. "Cost of caring for Medicare beneficiaries with Parkinson's disease: impact of the CMS-HCC risk-adjustment model". Disease Management. 2006; 9(6): 339-48.
Temkin-Greener H, Gross D, Mukamel DB. "Advance Care Planning in a Frail Older Population: Patient versus Program Influences". Research on Aging. 2005; 27(6): 659-691.
2004 May
Temkin-Greener H, Gross D, Kunitz SJ, Mukamel D. "Measuring interdisciplinary team performance in a long-term care setting." Medical care. 2004 May; 42(5):472-81.
Temkin-Greener H, Bajorska A, Peterson DR, Kunitz SJ, Gross D, Williams TF, Mukamel DB. "Social Support and Risk-Adjusted Mortality in a Frail, Older Population." Medical Care. 2004; 42(8): 779-88.
Mukamel DB, Peterson DR, Bajorska A, Temkin-Greener H, Kunitz SJ, Gross D, Williams TF. "Variations in risk-adjusted outcomes in a managed acute/long-term care program for frail elderly individuals." International Journal of Quality in Health Care. 2004; 16(4): 293-301.
Gross DL, Temkin-Greener H, Kunitz S, Mukamel DB. "The growing pains of integrated health care for the elderly: lessons from the expansion of PACE". The Milbank Quarterly. 2004; 82(2): 257-82.
2002 Jan
Temkin-Greener H, Mukamel DB. "Predicting place of death in the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE): participant versus program characteristics." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2002 Jan; 50(1):125-35.
Mukamel DB, Bajorska A, Temkin-Greener H. "Health care services utilization at the end of life in a managed care program integrating acute and long-term care." Medical care. 2002 40(12):1136-48.
Temkin-Greener H, Meiners MR, Gruenberg L. "PACE and the Medicare+Choice risk-adjusted payment model." Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing. 2001 38(1):60-72.
Temkin-Greener H, Mukamel DB, Meiners MR. "Long-term care insurance underwriting: understanding eventual claims experience." Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing. 2000 37(4):348-58.
Temkin-Greener H, Meiners M, Fatula JE. "Continuing Care Network: Building a Disability-Based Payment and Delivery Model". Policy and Practice. 1999; 57(3): 38-44.
Mukamel DB, Temkin-Greener H, Clark ML. "Stability of disability among PACE enrollees: financial and programmatic implications." Health care financing review. 1998 19(3):83-100.
1995 Apr
Temkin-Greener H, Meiners MR. "Transitions in long-term care." The Gerontologist. 1995 Apr; 35(2):196-206.
Temkin-Greener H, Naple KJ. "Current Dynamics of Medicaid Spend-Down". Nursing Home Medicine: The Journal of Convalescent and Chronic Care. 1994; 1(1): 12-17.
1993 Aug
Temkin-Greener H, Meiners MR, Petty E, Szydlowski J. "Spending-down to Medicaid in the nursing home and in the community. A longitudinal study from Monroe County, New York." Medical care. 1993 Aug; 31(8):663-79.
Temkin-Greener H, Meiners MR, Petty EA, Szydlowski JS. "The use and cost of health services prior to death: a comparison of the Medicare-only and the Medicare-Medicaid elderly populations." The Milbank quarterly. 1992 70(4):679-701.
1991 Oct
Temkin-Greener H, Winchell M. "Medicaid beneficiaries under managed care: provider choice and satisfaction." Health services research. 1991 Oct; 26(4):509-29.
Temkin-Greener H, Clark KT. "Ethnicity, gender, and utilization of mental health services in a Medicaid population." Social science & medicine. 1988 26(10):989-96.
1986 Aug
Temkin-Greener H. "Medicaid families under managed care. Anticipated behavior." Medical care. 1986 Aug; 24(8):721-32.
Temkin-Greener H, Swedlund AC. "A test of the child replacement hypothesis: nineteenth century Massachusetts." Social biology. 1983 30(2):218-27.
Temkin-Greener H. "Interprofessional perspectives on teamwork in health care: a case study." The Milbank Memorial Fund quarterly. Health and society. 1983 61(4):641-58.
1981 Apr
Temkin-Greener H, Kunitz SJ, Broudy D, Haffner M. "Surgical fertility regulation among women on the Navajo Indian reservation, 1972-1978." American journal of public health. 1981 Apr; 71(4):403-7.
1981 Jan
Kunitz SJ, Temkin-Greener H, Broudy D, Haffner M. "Determinants of hospital utilization and surgery on the Navajo Indian reservation: 1972-1978." Social science & medicine. Medical anthropology. 1981 Jan; 15B(1):71-9.
1978 Mar
Temkin-Greener H, Swedlund AC. "Fertility transition in the Connecticut Valley: 1740-1850." Population studies. 1978 Mar; 32(1):27-41.
Swedlund AC, Temkin H, Meindl RS. "Population Studies in the Connecticut Valley: Prospectus". Journal of Human Evolution. 1976; 5(1): 75-93.


Williams FT and Temkin-Greener H.. "Trends in Dependency and Supportive Care Needs Among Older People.". The Future of Long Term Care: Social and Policy Issues. RH Binstock, L Cluff, and O von Mering. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
Temkin-Greener H and Kunitz SJ.. "Health Care Utilization". Disease Change and the Role of Medicine: The Navajo Experience. Kunitz SJ. : University of California Press, 1983.
Kunitz SJ and Temkin-Greener H.. Changing Patterns of Mortality & Hospitalized Morbidity Navajo Indian Reservatio. : Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Area Indian Health Service, 1980.
Meindl R and Temkin-Greener H.. "Health Risk Related to Family Formation in Nineteenth Century Western Massachusetts.". Ecological Anthropology of the Middle Connecticut River Valley. B. Paynter. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1977.
Swedlund AC, Temkin H, and Meindl RS.. "Population Studies in the Connecticut Valley: Prospectus.". The Demographic Evolution of Human Populations. RH Ward and KM Weiss. London: American Press, 1976.