The UCSF and UNMC Dementia Care Ecosystem: Using Innovative Technologies to Personalize and Deliver Coordinated Dementia Care

Investigator: Bruce L. Miller, MD
Sponsor: Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Location(s): United States


Most dementia care today is crisis-oriented, intermittent and impersonal. The Care Ecosystem is a proactive model that emphasizes coordinated, continuous, and personalized care and aims to improve health and satisfaction for patients and their caregivers. The intervention will also try to reduce avoidable emergency room visits and hospitalizations, and delay entry into a nursing home.