The interRAI bibliography contains over 1,500 research articles which employ data from interRAI assessment systems as they are used around the world. The articles date from 1978, come from a variety of disciplines and cover a wide range of topics, with implications for policy-makers and for individual health care providers alike.

Selected publications:

  1. Reliability of the interRAI suite of assessment instruments: a 12-country study of an integrated health information system
  2. The interRAI Suite of Mental Health Assessment Instruments: An Integrated System for the Continuum of Care
  3. Standardizing assessment of elderly people in acute care: the interRAI Acute Care instrument
  4. Hearing the Voice of the Resident in Long-Term Care Facilities-An Internationally Based Approach to Assessing Quality of Life
  5. Using interRAI assessment systems to measure and maintain quality of long-term care
  6. The calculation of quality indicators for long term care facilities in 8 countries (SHELTER project)
  7. Effects of multidisciplinary integrated care on quality of care in residential care facilities for elderly people: a cluster randomized trial
  8. Effectiveness of a Technology-Enhanced Integrated Care Model for Frail Older People: A Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial in Nursing Homes
  9. Development and Psychometric Properties of an Assessment for Persons With Intellectual Disability—The interRAI ID
  10. The interRAI Pediatric Home Care (PEDS HC) Assessment: Evaluating the Long-term Community-Based Service and Support Needs of Children Facing Special Healthcare Challenges

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