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Name: Home Address: Brant E. Fries, Ph.D. 3577 Delhi Overlook Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103 (734) 662-2123 Institute of Gerontology University of Michigan 300 North Ingalls, Room 933 NW Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2007 USA Tel: (734) 936-2107 Fax: (734) 936-2116 and Department of Health Management and Policy School of Public Health University of Michigan 1420 Washington Heights, Room M3224 Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029 USA Tel: (734) 936-1211 [email protected] November 27, 1946 ­ Brooklyn, New York, USA United States

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E-Mail Address: Birthdate and Place Citizenship: EDUCATION July 1972 ­ June 1973 September 1967 ­ June 1972

Columbia University, Postdoctoral Fellowship Center for Community Health Systems; to study operations research problems in health care delivery. Cornell University; Ph.D., Operations Research Minor subjects: applied probability and statistics mathematics. Thesis: Optimal Ordering Policy for a Perishable Commodity with Fixed Lifetime Cornell University; M.S., Operations Research Columbia College; B.A., Major: Mathematics

February 1971 September 1963 ­ June 1967 WORK EXPERIENCE September 1985 ­ present

Professor (1993-), Associate Professor (1985-1993) and Head, Track in Long Term Care Administration and Policy (1985-), Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan. Courses include: long term care policy, quantitative methods in health systems, health care policy and administration Research Professor (2004-) (School of Medicine, University of Michigan), Senior Research Scientist (1997-2004), Research Scientist (1993-1997), Associate Research Scientist (1985-1993), Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan. Involved with projects on long-term care policy, case-mix measurement and payment in long term care, assessment of elderly and disabled persons.

September 1985Present

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August 1988 present October 1989 present November 2002 October 2010 September 1982 August 1985

Chief, Health Systems Research: Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor Core Director: Methodology, Data Management and Analysis Core, Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (formerly: Geriatric Research and Training Center, 1989-1994), University of Michigan. Adjunct Professor of Health Studies & Gerontology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Associate Professor, School of Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Teaching in undergraduate and MBA business programs, and Ph.D. (Operations Research and Statistics) programs. Courses included: analytic methods, health care policy and management, quantitative methods in health systems, management information systems, statistical analysis for management. Associate Professor, School of Organization and Management, Yale University. Teaching in the Health Care Management (MPPM) and Operations Research (Ph.D.) programs. Courses included: health policy and management, applications of operations research techniques, planning national health care systems, data analysis, data base management, and computing and management. Assistant Professor and Coordinator for program computers and quantitative decision making (Biostatistics), School of Public Health, Columbia University. Teaching responsibility for courses in operations research and simulation techniques. Assistant Professor (Health Administration), School of Public Health, Columbia University. Teaching responsibility for required courses in the application of systems analysis and operations research to health care delivery systems in MPH and joint MPH/MBA program with Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. Professional Research Staff, Center for Community Health Systems, Columbia University. Involved in projects on clinic scheduling and system design for emergency and primary care delivery. Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Organization and Management, Yale University. Research Associate and Visiting Fellow, Center Health Studies, Yale University. Collaborated on grant to examine the use of DRGs in budgeting for patient services. Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, Columbia University. Instructor, School of Engineering, Cornell University.

July 1978 June 1982

July 1976 June 1978

August 1973 June 1978

August 1973 June 1978 January 1977 May 1978 September 1975 December 1976 Fall 1973 Spring 1971;Summers 1969, 1970

OTHER TEACHING Faculty member, Yale University Executive Education Program in Health Management (five programs, 19791982). Faculty member, Columbia School of Business Health Care Management Program, Arden House, 1977.

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PUBLICATIONS BOOKS (19 books, plus translations and foreign editions) Hirdes JP, Curti-Telegdi N, Mathias K, Perlman CM, Saarela T, Kolbeinsson H, Valdimarsdottir R, Morris JN, Fries BE et al. interRAI Mental Health Clinical Assessment Protocols (CAPs) for Use with Community and Hospital-Based Mental Health Assessment Instruments. Version 9.1. (Washington, DC: interRAI), 2011 (ISBN: 978-1-936065-49-3). Canada: Hirdes JP, Curti-Telegdi N, Mathias K, Perlman CM, Saarela T, Kolbeinsson H, Valdimarsdottir R, Morris JN, Fries BE et al. interRAI Mental Health Clinical Assessment Protocols (CAPs) for Use with Community and Hospital-Based Mental Health Assessment Instruments. Version 9.1. Canadian Edition (Washington, DC: interRAI), 2011 (ISBN: 978-1936065-63-9). Gray L., Ariño-Blasco S, Berg K, Bernabei R, Carpenter I, Finne-Soveri H, Fries BE et al. interRAI Acute Care (AC) Assessment Form and User's Manual. Version 9.1. (Washington DC: interRAI) 2010 (ISBN:978-1936065-20-2). Hirdes JP, Curtin-Telegdi N, Poss JW, Gray L, Berg KO, Stolee P, Costa AP, Morris JN, Björkgren M, Declercq A, Finne-Soveri H, Fries BE, et al. interRAI Contact Assessment (CA) Form and User's Manual: A Screening Level Assessment for Emergency Department and Intake from Community/Hospital. Version 9.2. (Washington DC: interRAI), 2010 (ISBN:978-1-936065-31-8). Smith TF, Steel K, Fries B et al. interRAI Palliative Care (PC) Assessment Form and User's Manual. Version 9.1. (Washington DC: interRAI) 2010 (ISBN:978-1-936065-28-8). Morris JN, Berg K, Björkgren M, Declercq A, Finne-Soveri H, Fries BE et al. interRAI Community Health (CHA) Assessment Form and Manual. (Washington DC: interRAI), 2010 (ISBN:978-1-936065-17-2). Morris JN, Berg K, Björkgren M, Finne-Soveri H, Fries BE et al. Clinical Assessment Protocols (CAPs) for Use with Community and Long-Term Care Assessment Instrument. (Washington DC: interRAI), 2010 (ISBN #9781-936065-15-8). Hirdes JP, Curtin-Telegdi N, Morris JN, Fries BE et al. interRAI Mental Health (MH) Assessment Form and User's Manual for In-patient Psychiatry. Version 9.1. (Washington, DC: interRAI), 2010 (ISBN #978-1-93606509-7). Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. interRAI Home Care (HC) Assessment Form and User's Manual (Washington DC: interRAI), 2009 (ISBN#978-1-936065-00-4). Dutch: Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. interRAI Thuiszorg (HC) Beoordelingsformulier en Gebruikershandboek (Washington DC: interRAI), 2009 (ISBN#978-1-936065-12-7). Spanish: Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. Formulario de Váloración interRAI de Atención Domicilliaria (HC) y Manual del Usuario (Washing DC: interRAI), 2010 (ISBN#978-1-936065-035). Singapore: Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. interRAI Home Care (HC) Assessment Form and User's Manual (Washington DC: interRAI), 2009 (ISBN#978-1-936065-41-7). Estonian: interRAI Koduhooldus (KO) Hindamisvorm ja käsiraamat. Versioon 9.1, Eestikeelne väljaanne (Washington DC: interRAI), 2011 (ISBN#978-1-936065-43-1) Morris JN, Belleville-Taylor P, Fries BE, Hawes C, Murphy K, Mor V, Nonemaker S, Phillips CD. interRAI LongTerm Care Facilities (LTCF) Assessment Form and User's Manual. Version 9.1 (Washington DC: interRAI), 2009. (ISBN#978-1-936065-06-6). Singapore Edition, 2011 (ISBN#978-1-936965-58-1) Australian Edition, 2011 (ISBN#978-1-936065-60-8) Canadian Edition, 2011 (ISBN#978-1-936065-45-5).

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Hirdes JP, Pérez E, Curtin-Telegdi N, Prendergast P, Morris JN, Ikegami N, Fries BR, Phillips C, Rabinowitz T. Ontario Mental Health Reporting System (OMHRS) Resource Manual (Modules #1 (Clinical Coding), #2 (Technical Specifications and Data Submission), and #3 (Mental Health Assessment Protocols (MHAPs))). (Ottawa: CIHI), 2008. (ISBN#978-1-55465-241-9, #978-1-55465-243-3, and #978-1-55465-245-7). Morris JN, Belleville-Taylor P, Berg K, Björkgren M, Frijters D, Fries BE, et al. interRAI Clinical Assessment Protocols (CAPs) ­ For Use With interRAI's Community and Long-Term Care Assessment Instruments. (Ottawa, CIHI, 2008). (ISBN# 978-1-55465-385-0). Fries BE, Fahey CJ (Ed.) Implementing the Resident Assessment Instrument: Case Studies of Policymaking for Long-Term Care in Eight Countries. (New York: Milbank Memorial Fund) 2003. 5 Nov. 2003 http://www.milbank.org/reports/interRAI/ResidentAssessment_Mech2.pdf (peer reviewed). Hirdes JP, Pérez E, Curtin-Telegdi N, Prendergast P, Morris JN, Ikegami N, Fries BR, Phillips C, Rabinowitz T. Resident Assessment Instrument-Mental Health for Inpatient Adult Psychiatry: Training Manual and Resource Guide (Toronto: Ontario Joint Policy and Planning Committee), 2003. Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. RAI-Home Care (RAI-HC) Assessment Manual for Version 2.0 (Marblehead, MA: Opus Communications) 2000. Published translations of above book: Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. RAI-HC Assessment Manual Version 2.0 (Seoul, Korean Medical Consulting Co), 2000 (in Korean). Morris JN, Bertnabei R, Ikegami N et al. Assessment für die häusliche Versorgung und Pflege, translated by Garms-Homolová V (Bern: Hans Huber), 2002 (in German) Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. MDS Home Care Assessment Instrument for Community Care: User's Manual (York, Great Britain: InterRAI UK) 2002. Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. RAI-Home Care (RAI-HC) Manual - Canadian Version (Ottawa: Canadian Institute for Health Information), 2002. Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. RAI-domicile version 2.0: Méthode d'évaluation pour les clients des services à domicile. Guide d'utilisation (Paris: Le École Nationale de la Santé Publique), 2003 (in French). Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. SAP Ability Assessment for Older People: The MDS User Manual. (London: The Stationery Office ), 2003 (in British English). Morris JN, Ikegami N, Fries BE et al. RAI-Home Care Assessment Manual, Version 2.0. (Taipei, Taiwan: National Health Research Institute), 2004 (in Taiwan Chinese). Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. RAI-Home Care (RAI-HC) Assessment Manual (Boston, HRCA), 1996 (unpublished technical report). Published translations of above book: Ikegami N, Morris JN, Fries BE, et al. Minimum Data Set-Home Care, Client Assessment Protocols (Tokyo, Kousei Kagaku Kenkyujo), 1996 (in Japanese). Morris JN, Ikegami N, Fries BE, et al. RAI-Home Care Assessment Manual, Version 2.0 (Tokyo, Igaku-Shoin Ltd.), 1999 (in Japanese) Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. RAI-Home Care VAOR-ADI Manuale de Istruzione (Rome: Catholic University) 1997 (in Italian). Morris JN, Fries BE, Bernabei R, et al. RAI-Home Care Assessment Manual (Seoul: KIHM) 1996 (in

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Korean). Morris JN, Murphy K, Nonemaker S, Fries BE, et al. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office), 1996. Resident Assessment Instrument Version 2.0,

Published translations/Adaptations of above book: Dutch: Morris JN, Murphy K, Nonemaker S, Fries BE, et al. Resident Assessment Instrument Versie 2.0 Gebruikershandboek: Patiëntbeoordelingsinstrument (Utrecht: SiG) 1996. German: Morris JN, Murphy K, Nonemaker S, Fries BE, et al. RAI 2.0 - Resident Assessment Instrument: Beurteilung, Dokumentation und Pflegeplanung in der Langszeitpflege und geriatrischen Rehabilitation; translated by Garms-Homolová V, Gilgen R (Bern: Verlag Hans Huber), 2000. Swedish: Morris JN, Murphy K, Nonemaker S, Fries BE, et al. RAI-manualen (Stockholm: Förlagshuset Gothia), 2000 Canada: Morris JN, Murphy K, Nonemaker S, Fries BE, et al. Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) MDS 2.0 and RAPS, Canadian Version (Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Institute for Health Information), 2003. Morris JN, Hawes C, Murphy K, Phillips CD, Fries BE, et al. Long-Term Care Resident Assessment Instrument Training Manual (Washington, Health Care Financing Administration), (December) 1990; also published by Eliot Press, Natick, Mass. (1991); American Health Care Association, Washington D.C. (1990); and American Association of Homes for the Aged, Washington D.C.; (1990); and Colorado Health Care Association, (1991). Published translations of above book: Dutch: Frijters D. (Utrecht: SIG Zorginformatie), 1993. Icelandic: Jensdóttir et al. (Reykevic: Heilbrigôis- og tryggingamálaráôuneyti), 1994 Japanese: Ikegami N. (Tokyo: Kousei Kagaku Kenkyujo) 1994 German: Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI): System zur Klientenbeurteilung und Dokumentation Trainings-Manual und Abklärungshilfen (Köln, Kuratorium Deutsche Altershilfe), 1996. Fries BE, Cooney L. A Patient Classification System for Long Term Care, Grants and Contracts Report, Publication No. 03179 (Washington, Health Care Financing Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) August 1984. Fries BE. The Application of Operations Research to Health Care Delivery Systems: A Complete Review of Periodical Literature, (New York, Springer) 1981. BOOK CHAPTERS AND ENTRIES Bernabei R, et al. "International Gerontology" in Halter JB, Ouslander JG, Tinetti ME et al. Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Sixth Edition (New York, McGraw Hill), 2009 Fries BE, Morris JN. "Minimum Data Set" in Markides KS Encyclopedia of Health and Aging, (Los Angeles, Sage), 2007. Fries BE. "Resource Utilization Groups" pp 1022-3, in Schultz R, Noelker LS, Rockwood K, Sprott RL The Encyclopedia of Aging (New York, Springer) 2006. Fries BE, Hawes C, Morris JN, Bernabei R. "Resident Assessment Instrument/Minimum Data Set" Chapt. 156, pp1856-1865, in Pathy MSJ, Sinclair AJ, Morley JE, Eds., Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, 4th Edition, (West Sussex, England: Wiley) 2006.

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Hirdes JP, Fries BE, Rabinowitz T, Morris JN. "Comprehensive Assessment of Persons with Bipolar Disorder in Long-Term Care Settings: The Potential of the interRAI Family of Instruments" Chapter 2 (p 27-49) in Sajatovic M, Blow F (ed.), Bipolar Disorder in Late Life. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press) 2007. Hirdes JP, Poss J, Morris JN, Fries BE. "Consultant's Estimates on Costs of Targeted Home Care" (Appendix G, pp. 325-330) in Romano RJ Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada - Final Report (Ottawa; Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada), 2002. Hirdes, J.P., Morris, J.N. Fries, B.E., Bernabei, R. Society's Adaptation to Its Own Aging: A New Challenge for Community-based Health Care," pp. 205-212 in Aging and Health: A Global Challenge for the Twenty First Century (Kobe, Japan: World Health Organization) 1999. Fries BE. "Case Mix in Long-Term Care" (with B. Williams) (pg. 166) and "Resource Utilization Groups" (pg. 879) in Maddox GL (ed.) Encyclopedia of Aging, 3nd Edition (New York, Springer), 2001 Fries BE "Evaluation of the TAR Case-Mix System" in Bartelt G and Lenz M Evaluation von Patientenklassifikationssystemen im Bereich Rehabilitation (EPR) (Zurich: Gesundheitsdirektion des Kantons Zürich Health Department of the Swiss Canton of Zurich), 1999 Fries BE., Ribbe M, and the interRAI Group. "Cross-National Aspects of Geriatrics: Comparisons of Nursing Home Residents" (Chapt. 16, pp. 227-238) in Hazzard WR, Glass JP, Ettinger WH, Halter JB, and Ouslander JG (ed.) Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (New York, McGraw Hill), 1999. Fries BE. "Case Mix in Long-Term Care" (with B. Williams) (pg. 151) and "Resource Utilization Groups" (pg. 815) in Maddox GL (ed.) Encyclopedia of Aging, 2nd Edition (New York, Springer), 1995 (peer reviewed). Fries BE, Schneider D. "Health and Long-Term Care Financing Options" in Legislative Agenda for an Aging Society: 1988 and Beyond, Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives (Pub. No. 100-664) and the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate (Pub. No. 100-J); U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988. ARTICLES (Peer reviewed unless otherwise noted) (131 articles; 45 first- or senior-authored) Martin L, Fries BE, Hirdes JP, James M. "Using the RUG-III classification system for understanding the resource intensity of persons with intellectual disability residing in nursing homes" J Intellectual Disabilities 15(2):131-141 (2011). Jones RN, Hirdes JP, Poss JW, Kelly M, Berg K, Fries BE, Morris JN. "Adjustment of Nursing Home Quality Indicators" BMC Health Services Research, 10:96 (2010). http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/10/96 Martin L, Hirdes JP, Morris JN, Montague P, Rabinowitz T, Fries BE. "Validating the Mental Health Assessment Protocols (MHAPs) in the Resident Assessment Instrument for Mental Health (RAI-MH)." J Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 16(7):646-653, (June) 2009. D'Souza JC, James ML, Szafara KL, Fries BE (senior author). "Hard Times: The Effect of Financial Strain on Home Care Services Use and Participant Outcomes in Michigan." Gerontologist, 49(2):154-165, (Apr) 2009. http://gerontologist.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/gnp020?ijkey=a4rRFNxv7ru0Whd&keytype=ref Gray LC, Berg K, Fries BE, Henrard J-C, Hirdes JP, Steel K, Morris,JN "Sharing clinical information across care settings: the birth of an integrated assessment system." BMC Health Services Research, 9:71, 2009. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/9/71 Rogers MAM, Fries BE, Kaufman SR, Mody L, McMahon, LF, Saint S. "Mobility and other predictors of hospitalization for urinary tract infection: a retrospective cohort study" BMC Geriatrics 8:31 25 Nov. (2008). http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2318/8/31 Poss JW, Jutan NM, Hirdes JP, Fries BE, Morris JN, Teare GF, and Reidel K. "A Review of Evidence on the Reliability and Validity of Minimum Data Set Data." Heathcare Manag. Forum 21(1):33-39, (Spring) 2008.

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Rogers MAM, Mody L, Kaufman SR, Fries BE, McMahon LF, Saint S. "Use of Urinary Collection Devices in Skilled Nursing Facilities in Five States." J Am Geriatr Soc 56:854-861, 2008. Gray LC, Bernabei R, Berg K, Finne-Soveri H, Fries BE, Hirdes JP, Jónsson PV, Morris JN, Steel K, AriñoBlasco S. "Standardizing Assessment of the Elderly in Acute Care: The interRAI Acute Care Instrument." To appear in J. Am. Geriatr Soc 2008. Poss JW, Hirdes JP, Fries BE, McKillop I, Chase,M. "Validation of Resource Utilization Groups Version III for Home Care (RUG-III/HC): Evidence from a Canadian Home Care Jurisdiction." Medical Care, 48(4):380-387 2008. Martin L, Poss JW, Hirdes JP, Jones RN, Stones MJ, Fries BE, Rabinowitz T. "Predictors of a New Depression Diagnosis among Older Adults Admitted to Complex Continuing Care: Implications for the Depression Rating Scale (DRS)." Age and Aging, 37:51-56, 2008. James ML, Wiley E, Fries BE (senior author). "Predicting Nursing Home Transition Candidates Using AID: A Case Study." The Gerontologist 47(5):625-632 2007 Hawes C, Fries BE, James ML, Guihan M. "Prospect and Pitfalls: Use of the RAI-HC Assessment by the Department of Veterans Affairs for Home Care Clients." Gerontologist 47(3):378-387, 2007. Wodchis WP, Hirth RA, Fries BE. "Effect of Medicaid Payment on Rehabilitation Care for Nursing Home Residents." Health Care Fin Rev, 28(3): 117-129, 2007. Martin L, Hirdes JP, Fries BE, Smith TF. "Development and Psychometric Properties of an Assessment for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, the interRAI ID." J. Policy Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 4(1):23-29, 2007. Martin l, Hirdes JP, Fries BE. "Examining the Characteristics of Persons with Intellectual Disability Receiving Hospital Services: Part 2 ­ Complex Continuing Care Hospitals/Units." J Developmental Disabilities, 13(3):105117 (2007). Martin l, Hirdes JP, Fries BE. "Examining the Characteristics of Persons with Intellectual Disability Receiving Hospital Services: Part 1 ­ Psychiatric Hospitals/Units" J Developmental Disabilities 13(3):89-103 (2007). Rogers MAM, Langa KM, Kim C, Nallamouthu BK, McMahon LJ, Malani PN, Fries BE, Kaufman SR, Saint S. "Contribution of Infection to Increased Mortality in Women After Cardiac Surgery" Arch Intern Med 166:437-443 (Feb. 27) 2006. Carpenter BI, Hastie CL, Morris JN, Fries BE, Ankri J. "Measuring change in activities of daily living in nursing home residents with moderate to severe cognitive impairment" BMC Geriatrics 6:7 (2006). Hirdes JP, Dalby DM, Steel RK, Carpenter GI, Bernabei R, Morris JN, Fries BE. "Predictors of Influenza Immunization Among Home Care Clients in Ontario." Canadian J Public Hlth 97 (4):335-339 (July-Aug) 2006. Nallamouthu BK, Rogers MAM, Saint S, McMahon LJ, Fries BE, Kaufman SR, Langa KM. "Skilled Care Requirements for Elderly Patients following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting" J Am Geriatrics Soc. 53 (7):11331137 (July) 2005. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53356.x Koehler M, Rabinowitz R, Hirdes J, Stones M, Carpenter GI, Fries BE, Morris JN, Jones RN. Measuring depression in nursing home residents with the MDS and GDS: an observational psychometric study. BMC Geriatrics 5:1, 2005. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2318-5-1.pdf Dalby DM, Hirdes JP, Fries BE. "Risk Adjustment Methods for Home Care Quality Indicators (HCQIs) Based on the Minimum Data Set for Home Care." BMC Health Services Research, 5: 7, 2005. http://intlgerontologist.gerontologyjournals.org/cgi/reprint/44/5/665

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Avidan AY, Fries BE, James ML, Szafara KL, Wright GT, Chervin RD. "Insomnia and Hypnotic Use as Predictors of Falls and Hip Fractures in Michigan Nursing Homes." J Am Geriatrics Society, 53(6):955-962 (June) 2005. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53304.x Morris JN, Jones RN, Fries BE, Hirdes JP. "Convergent Validity of MDS-Based Performance Quality Indicators in Post-Acute Care Settings." Am. J. Medical Quality, 19(6):242-247 (Nov) 2004. Li LW, Fries BE. "Elder Disability as an Explanation of Racial Differences in Informal Home Care." Gerontologist 45(2): 206-215 (2005). http://gerontologist.gerontologyjournals.org/cgi/reprint/45/2/206 Wodchis WP, Fries BE, Hirth RA. "The Effect of Medicare's Prospective Payment System on Discharge Outcomes of Skilled Nursing Facility Residents." Inquiry, 41:418-434, (Winter) 2005. Fries BE, Wodchis W, Buttar A, Blaum C, Morris JN, Drabek J. "A National Study Showed that Diagnoses Varied by Age Group in Nursing Home Residents Under Age 65." J. Clinical Epidemiology 58(2):198-205 (2005). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=MImg&_imagekey=B6T84-4FBMPWG-M1&_cdi=5076&_user=99318&_orig=browse&_coverDate=02%2F01%2F2005&_sk=999419997&view=c&wchp= dGLbVtbzSkzk&md5=f0f38de04b3956a32c89d1a34de918b6&ie=/sdarticle.pdf Hirth RA, Banaszak-Holl JC, Fries BE, Turenne MN. "Does Quality Influence Consumer Choice of Nursing Homes? Evidence from Nursing Home to Nursing Home Transfers." Inquiry 40(4) (Winter) 343-361, 2003-4. Mitchell SL, Kiely DK, Hamel MB, Park P, Morris JN, Fries BE. "Estimating Prognosis for Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia." J Am Med Assoc 291:2734-2740, 2004. Mitchell SL, Morris JN, Park PS, Fries BE. "Terminal Care for Persons with Advanced Dementia in the Nursing Home and Home Care Settings". J. Palliat Med, 7(6):808-816, 2004. Fries BE, James M, Hammer SS, Shugarman LR, Morris JN "Is Telephone Screening Feasible? Accuracy and Cost-Effectiveness of Identifying Persons Medically Eligible for Home- and Community-Based Services" Gerontologist, 44(5):680-688 (Oct) 2004. Björkgren MA, Fries BE. "Applying RUG-III for Reimbursement of Nursing Facility Care." Intl J Healthcare Technology and Mgt. 7 (1/2):82-99, 2006. Wodchis WP, Teare GF, Naglie G, Bronskil SE, Gill SS, Hillmer MP, Anderson GM, Rochon PA, Fries BE. "Skilled Nursing Facility Rehabilitation and Discharge to Home Following Stroke." Arch Phys. Med and Rehab, 86(3):442-448, 2005. Hirdes JP, Fries BE, Morris JN, Ikegami N, Zimmerman D, Dalby D, Aliaga P, Hammer S, Jones R. "Home Care Quality Indicators (HCQIs) Based on the MDS-HC", Gerontologist, 44(5):665-679 (Oct.) 2004. Diwan S, Shugarman LR, Fries BE. "Problem Identification and Care Plan Responses in a Home and Community-Based Services Program." J. Appl. Gerontol, 23(3):193-211 (Sept.) 2004. Wodchis WP, Fries BE, Pollack H. "Payer Incentives and Physical Rehabilitation Therapy for Non-Elderly Institutional Long-term Care Residents: Evidence from Michigan and Ontario" Archiv Phys Med and Rehab, 85(2): 210-217, 2004. Fries BE, Morris JN, Aliaga P, Jones R. "Risk Adjusting Outcome Measures for Post Acute Care" Am. Journal Medical Quality, 18 (2):66-72, 2003. Buttar AB, Mhyre J, Fries BE, Blaum CS. "Six-Month Cognitive Impairment Improvement in Nursing Home Residents with Severe Cognitive Impairment" J. Geriatr Psychiatry and Neurology 16 (2):100-108 (June), 2003. Steel K, Ljunggren G, Topinková E, Morris JN, Vitale C, Parzuchowski P, Fries BE on behalf of InterRAI. "RAI-

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PC: An Assessment Instrument for Palliative Care in all Settings" Am J Hospice & Palliative Care, 20(3):211219, 2003. Björkgren MA, Fries BE, Häkkinen U, Brommels M. "Case-mix adjustment and efficiency measurement" Scand J Pub Hlth, 32:464-471 (December) 2004. Shugarman L, Fries BE, Wolfe R, Morris JN. "Identifying Elders at Risk of Abuse During Routine Screening" J. Am Geriatrics Soc. 51:24-31, 2003. Langmore SE, Skarupski KA, Park P, Fries BE. "Predictors of Aspiration Pneumonia in Nursing Home Residents," Dysphagia 17:298-307, 2002. Fries BE, Shugarman L, Morris JN, Simon SE, and James MA. "A Screening System for Michigan's Home and Community Based Long-Term Care Programs" Gerontologist, 42(4):462-474 (Aug) 2002. Hirdes JP, Smith TF, Rabinowitz T, Yamauchi K, Pérez, E, Telegdi NC, Prendergast P, Morris JN, Ikegami N, Phillips C, Fries BE. "The Resident Assessment Instrument-Mental Health (RAI-MH ): Inter-Rater Reliability and Convergent Validity" J Behav Hlth Serv and Res, 29(4):419-431, 2002. Frijters D, Achterberg W, Hirdes JP, Fries BE, Morris JN, Steel K, Geïntegreerd gezondheidsinformatiesysteem op basis van Resident Assessment Instrumenten [Integrated health information system based on Resident Assessment Instruments], Tijdschrift Voor Gerontologie En Geriatrie, 32(1), 8-16, Feb 2001 Shugarman LR, Buttar A, Fries BE, Moore T, Blaum CS. "Caregiver Attitudes and Hospitalization Risk in Michigan Residents Receiving Home and Community Based Care" J. Am Geriatrics Soc, 50:1079-1085 (June) 2002. Fries BE, Simon SE, Morris JN, Flodstrom C, Bookstein FL. "Pain in US Nursing Homes: Validating a Pain Scale for the Minimum Data Set" Gerontologist 41(2):173-179, 2001. Ahronheim JC, Mulvilhill M, Sieger C, Park P, Fries B (senior author). "State Practice Variations in the Use of Feeding Tubes for Debilitated Nursing Home Residents" J.Am Geriatrics Soc., 49:148-152, 2001. Buttar A, Blaum C, Fries BE (senior author). "Clinical Characteristics and 6-Month Outcomes of Nursing Home Residents with Low Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Dependency" J. Geront: Medical Sciences, 56A (5):M292M297, 2001. Björkgren MA, Fries BE (senior author), Shugarman L. "Testing a RUG-III Based Case-Mix System for Home Health Care" Canadian J. Aging, 19 (Supp. 2):106-125, (Fall) 2000. Fries BE, Morris JN, Skarupski KA, Blaum CS, Galecki A, Bookstein F, Ribbe M. "Accelerated Dysfunction Among the Very Oldest-Old in Nursing Homes" J. Geront: Medical Science, 55A(6):M336-M341 (May) 2000. Hirdes JP, Fries BE, Morris JN, Steel K, Mor V, Frijters D, LaBine S, Schalm C, Stones MJ, Teare G, Smith T, Marhaba M, Pérez, E, Jónsson P. "Integrated Health Information Systems Based on the RAI/MDS Series of Instrument" Healthcare Management Forum 12(4):30-40, 1999 Shugarman LR, Fries BE, James M. "A Comparison of Home Care Clients and Nursing Home Residents: Can Community Based Care Keep the Elderly and Disabled at Home?" Home Hlth Care Serv Quart 18(1):25-45, 1999. Morris JN, Fries BE, Morris SA. "Scaling ADLs Within the MDS" J Geront: Medical Science 54A(11):M546-553, (November) 1999. Carpenter GI, Hirdes J, Ribbe M, Ikegami N, Challis D, Steel K, Bernabei R, Fries B. "Targeting and quality of nursing home care. A five nation study." Aging Clin. Exp.Res. 11(2):83-89, 1999.

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Björkgren MA, Häkkinen U, Finne-Soveri UH, Fries BE. "Validity and Reliability of Resource Utilization Groups (RUG-III) in Finnish Long-Term Care Facilities" Scand J Public Hlth 27:228-234, 1999. McCarthy JF, Banaszak-Holl JC, Fries BE. "Medical Director Involvement in Nursing Homes, 1992-1996" Annals Long Term Care, 7(2):35-43, (February) 1999. Fries BE, Morris JN, Skarupski KA. "Facility Report Cards and the Ecological Fallacy" Canadian J Quality Hlth Care, 14(2):18-22, 1998. Ikegami N, Morris JN, Fries BE. "Low-Care Cases in Long-Term Care Setting: Variation Among Nations" Age and Ageing, 26 Suppl. 2:67-73, 1997. Fries BE, Schroll M, Hawes C, Gilgen R, Jónsson PV, Park P. "Approaching Cross-National Comparisons of Nursing Home Residents" Age and Ageing, 26 Suppl. 2: 13-19, 1997. Sgádari A, Morris JN, Fries BE, Ljunggren G, Jónsson P, DuPasquier J-N, Schroll M. "Efforts to Establish the Reliability of the Resident Assessment Instrument" Age and Ageing, 26 Suppl. 2: 27-31,1997 Carpenter GI, Ikegami N, Ljunggren G, Carrillo E., Fries BE. "RUG-III and Resource Allocation: Comparing the Relationship of Direct Care Time with Patient Characteristics in Five Countries" Age and Ageing, 26 Suppl. 2: 61-66, 1997. Hawes C, Morris JN, Phillips CD, Fries BE, Mor V. "Development of the Nursing Home Resident Assessment Instrument in the US" Age and Ageing, 26:Suppl. 2, 19-26, 1997. Hawes C, Mor V, Phillips CD, Fries BE, Morris JN, Steele-Friedlob E, Green A, Nennstiel M. "The OBRA-87 Nursing Home Regulations and Implementation of the Resident Assessment Instrument: Effects on Process Quality" J. Am. Geriatrics Society 45(8):977-985, 1997. Phillips CD, Morris JN, Hawes C, Fries BE, Mor V, Nennstiel M, Ianncchione V. "Association of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) with Changes in Function, Cognition and Psychosocial Status" J. Am. Geriatrics Soc, 45(8):986-993, 1997. Fries BE, Hawes C, Morris JN, Phillips C, Mor V, Park PS. "Effect of the National Resident Assessment Instrument on Selected Health Conditions and Problems" J. Am. Geriatrics Soc, 45(8):994-1001, 1997. Mor V, Intrator O, Fries BE, Phillips C, Teno J, Hiris J, Hawes C, Morris J. "Changes in Hospitalization Associated with Introducing the Resident Assessment Instrument" J. Am. Geriatrics Soc, 45(8):1002-1010, 1997. Morris JN, Nonemaker S, Murphy K, Hawes C, Fries BE, Mor V, Phillips C. "A Commitment to Change: Revision of HCFA's RAI" J. Am. Geriatrics Soc, 45(8):1011-1016, 1997. Morris JN, Fries BE, Steel K, Ikegami N, Bernabei R, Carpenter GI, Gilgen R, Hirdes JP, Topinková E. "Comprehensive Clinical Assessment in Community Setting: Applicability of the MDS-HC" J. Am. Geriatrics Soc 45(8):1017-1024, 1997. Teno JM, Branco KJ, Mor V, Phillips CD, Hawes C, Morris J, Fries BE. "Changes in Advance Care Planning in Nursing Homes Before and After the Patient Self-Determination Act: Report of a 10-State Survey" J. Am. Geriatrics Soc 45(8):939-944, 1997. Blaum CS, O'Neill EF, Clements KM, Fries BE, Fiatarone MA. "The Validity of the Minimum Data Set for Assessing Nutritional Status in Nursing Home Residents" Am. J. Clinical Nutrition, 66:787-794, 1997. Resnick HE, Fries BE, Verbrugge LM. "Windows to Their World: The Effect of Sensory Deficits on Social Engagement and Activity Time Among Nursing Home Residents" J. Geront: Social Sciences 52B:S135-144, 1997.

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Fries BE. "Changing the Technology of Assessing the Elderly: The Example of the RAI" Generations XXI(1):5961 (Spring) 1997. Williams BC, Li Y, Fries BE, Warren R. "Predicting Patient Scores Between the Functional Independence Measure and the Minimum Data Set - Development and Performance of a FIM-MDS `Crosswalk'" Archives Physical Med and Rehab 78:48-54, 1997. Mehr DR, Williams BC, Fries BE (senior author). "Predicting Discharge Outcomes of VA Nursing Home Residents" J Aging and Health 9(2):244-265, 1997. Carrillo E, García-Altés A, Peiró S, Portella E, Mediano C, Fries BE et al. Sistema de clasificaciónde pacientes en centros de media y larga estancia: los Resource Utilization Groups Version III. Validación en Espaa (Classification System for Patients in Medium- and Long-Stay Facilities: the Resource Utilization Groups, Version III. Validation in Spain). Rev Gerontol, 6:276-284, 1996. Warner KE, Smith RJ, Smith DG, Fries BE. "Health and Economic Implications of a Worksite SmokingCessation Program: A Simulation Analysis" J Occupat and Environm Med 38(10):981-992, 1996. Phillips CD, Hawes C, Mor V, Fries BE, Morris JN, Nennstiel ME. "Facility and Area Variation Affecting the Use of Physical Restraints in Nursing Homes" Medical Care 34(11):1149-1162 (Nov.) 1996. Ikegami N, Fries BE, Igaraski C, Takagi Y, Ikeda S, Yamauchi K. "Long-Term Care Payment: Assessment and Care Planning in Home Care" Hosp. Admin. 33(4):37-46 (1996) (in Japanese, English abstract). Williams BC, Fries BE, Mehr DR. "Patterns and Determinants of Health Services Use and Mortality after VA Nursing Home Care" J. Aging and Health 8(2):280-301, 1996. Murphy K, Morris JN, Fries BE, Zimmerman D. "The Resident Assessment Instrument: Implications for Quality, Reimbursement, and Research." Generations XIX(4):43-46, 1996. Voelkl JE, Galecki AT, Fries BE (senior author). "Nursing Home Residents with Severe Cognitive Impairments: Predictors of Participation in Activity Groups" J. Therap Recreation XXX(1):27-40 (First Quarter), 1996. Kirking DM, Lerman R, Ascioni FJ, Jarawan ST, Fries BE, "Adverse Drug Reactions in an Older, Predominantly Male, Ambulatory Population," J. Geriatric Drug Therapy, 10(4):39-50 (Summer) 1995. Blaum CS, Fries BE, Fiatarone MA. "Factors Associated with Low Body Mass Index and Weight Loss in Nursing Home Residents" J. Geront: Medical Sciences, 50A (3):M162-M168 (May) 1995. Hawes C, Morris JN, Phillips CD, Mor V, Fries BE, Nonemaker S. "Reliability Estimates for the Minimum Data Set for Nursing Home Resident Assessment and Care Screening (MDS)" Gerontologist, 35(2):172-178 (Apr.) 1995. Mehr DR, Fries BE (senior author). "Resource Use on Alzheimer Special Care Units" Gerontologist 35(2):179184 (Apr.) 1995. Voelkl JE, Fries BE (senior author), Galecki A. "Predictors of Nursing Home Residents' Participation in Activities Programs" Gerontologist 35(1):44-51 (Feb.) 1995. Mor V, Branco K, Fleishman J, Hawes C, Phillips C, Morris J, Fries B. "The Structure of Social Engagement Among Nursing Home Residents" J. Geront: Psychological Science 50B(1):P1-P8 (Jan.) 1995. Fries BE. "Measures for Evaluation and Quality Improvement in Geriatric Medicine" Overseas Social Security News 107:53-63 (Summer) 1994 (in Japanese). Williams BC, Mehr DR, Fries BE (senior author). "Use of Administrative Records to Describe Longitudinal

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Patterns of Health Services Use Among Veterans'" J. Am. Medical Informatics Assoc 1(4):325-7, (July-Aug.) 1994. Ikegami N, Fries BE, Takagi Y, Ikeda S, Ibe T. "Applying RUG-III in Japanese Long-Term Care Facilities" Gerontologist, 34(5):628-639 (Oct.) 1994. Williams BC, Fries BE, Foley WJ, Schneider D, Gavazzi M. "Activities of Daily Living and Costs in Nursing Homes" Hlth Care Fin Rev 15(4):117-135 (Summer) 1994. Morris JN, Fries BE, Mehr DR, Hawes C, Phillips C, Mor V, Lipsitz LA. "MDS Cognitive Performance Scale" J. Geront: Medical Sciences 49(4):M174-M182 (July) 1994. Fries BE, Schneider D, Foley WJ, Gavazzi M, Burke R, Cornelius E. "Refining a Case-Mix Measure for Nursing Homes: Resource Utilization Groups (RUG-III)" Medical Care 32(7):668-685 (July) 1994. Phillips CD, Hawes C, Fries BE. "High Costs of Restraints" Provider 20(2):33-34 (Feb.) 1994 (not peer reviewed). Fries BE, Durance PW, Nerenz DR, Ashcraft MLF. "A Comprehensive Payment Model for Short- and LongStay Psychiatric Patients" Hlth Care Fin Rev 15(2):31-50, (Winter) 1993. Mehr DR, Fries BE (senior author), Williams BC. "How Different are VA Nursing Home Residents?" J. Am. Geriatrics Soc 41:1095-1101 (Oct.) 1993. Ikegami N, Fries BE, Urasawa K, Kiichi M, Igarashi C. "Use of the Geriatric Data Set: Experience in Comprehensive Care System for the Elderly." Social Institute Report, Special Issue 1819:3-31 (Nov. 21), 1993 (not peer reviewed). Fries BE, Mehr DR, Schneider D, Foley WJ, Burke R. "Mental Dysfunction and Resource Use in Nursing Homes" Medical Care 31(10):898-920 (Oct.) 1993. Ensberg MD, Paletta MJ, Galecki AT, Dacko CL, Fries BE (senior author) et al. "Identifying Elderly Patients for Early Discharge after Hospitalization for Hip Fracture" J. Geront: Medical Science 48(5):M187-M196 (Sept.) 1993. Abstracted in Orthopedics/Rheumatology Clinical Digest, 1994. Ikegami N, Fries BE, Ikeda S, Takagi Y, Ibe T. "Long-term Care Payment - Use of RUG-III for Case-Mix Classification" Hosp Admin (Japan) 30(4):43-51, 1993 (in Japanese). Ikegami N, Ikeda S, Fries BE, Takagi Y, Ibe T. "Long-term Care Payment - The Use of RUG-III in Japan. Hosp Admin (Japan) 30(4):53-62, 1993 (in Japanese). Williams BC, Fries BE, Mehr DR. "Length of Stay in VA Nursing Homes: Comparative Characteristics of Brief-, Medium-, and Long-Stay Residents," J. Aging and Health 5(2):208-228 (May) 1993. Hawes C, Phillips C, Fries BE. "Reducing the Use of Physical Restraints in Nursing Homes: Will It Increase Costs?" Am. J. Public Hlth 83(3):342-348 (March) 1993; abstracted in J. Am. Geriatr. Soc. 41(7):787, 1993. Clauser S, Fries BE. "Resident Assessment and Case-Mix Classification for Nursing Homes: Cross-National Perspectives" Hlth Care Fin Rev 13(4):133-153 (Summer) 1992. Ljunggren G, Fries BE, Winblad U. "International Validation and Reliability Testing of a Patient Classification System for Long-Term Care" European J. Geront, 1(6):372-383 (Jul-Aug), 1992. Williams BC, Demitrack LB, Fries BE (senior author). "The Accuracy of the National Death Index When Personal Identifiers Other than Social Security Numbers are Used" Am. J. Public Hlth, 82(8):1145-1146 (August) 1992.

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Riter RN, Fries BE (senior author). "Predictors of the Placement of Cognitively Impaired Residents on Special Care Units," Gerontologist, 32(2):184-190 (April) 1992. Fries BE, Ljunggren G, Winblad B. "International Comparison of Nursing Homes: The Need for Resident-Level Classification," J. Am Geriatrics Soc, 39:10-16 (January) 1991. Morris JN, Hawes C, Fries BE, Phillips CD, Katz S, Murphy K, Drugovich ML, Friedlob AS. "Designing the National Resident Assessment Instrument for Nursing Facilities," Gerontologist, 30(3):293-307 (June) 1990. Fries BE, Nerenz DR, Falcon SP, Ashcraft ML, Lee CZ. "A Classification System for Long-Staying Psychiatric Patients," Medical Care 28(4):311-323 (April) 1990. Fries BE. "Comparing Case-Mix Systems for Nursing Home Payment," Hlth Care Fin Rev, 11(4):103-120, 1990. Fries BE, Schneider DP, Foley WJ, Dowling M. "Case-Mix Classification of Medicare Residents in Skilled Nursing Facilities: Resource Utilization Groups (RUG-T18)" Medical Care 27(9):843-858, 1989. Ashcraft MLF, Fries BE, Nerenz DR, Falcon SP, Srivastava SV, Lee CZ, Berki SE, Errera P. "A Psychiatric Patient Classification System: An Alternative to Diagnosis-Related Groups" Medical Care 27(5):543-557 (May) 1989. Schneider DP, Fries BE, Foley WJ, Desmond M, Gormley WJ. "Case Mix for Nursing Home Payment: Resource Utilization Groups, Version II" Hlth Care Fin Rev, 10: Annual Suppl. 39-52 (December) 1988. Cooney LM, Fries BE (senior author). "Validation and Use of Resource Utilization Groups in Long Term Care," Medical Care, 23(2):123-132 (February), 1985. Fries BE, Cooney LM. "Resource Utilization Groups: A Patient Classification System for Long-Term Care," Medical Care, 23(2):110-122 (February), 1985. Schneider D, Fries BE, et al. "Resource Utilization Groups: Planning for Implementation in New York State," Proceedings of the 16th IIE-HSP Conference, American Hospital Association, Chicago, 1985, pp. 129-135 (not peer reviewed). Fries BE, Schneider D, Cooney L. "Progress in the Development of a Patient Classification System for Long Term Care Patients: RUGs," Practice and Research, 3:1-5 (September), 1984 (not peer reviewed). Dove H, Fries BE. "A Short Term Cost Effective Pharmacy Information System," J Medical Systems, 7:35-41, 1983. Fries BE, Cooney L. "A Case Mix Measure for Long Term Care," Proceedings of Sixteenth Annual Hawaii Internat Conference Systems Sci, Vol. II (1983), pp. 85-95 (peer reviewed). Fries BE. "Simulating Hospital Admission Systems and Bed Utilization," Appl Systems Analysis, 4:176-184, 1982. Dove H, Schneider K, Fries BE (senior author). "The Analysis of Clinic No-Show Rates to Establish Optimal Outpatient Scheduling Quotas," Ambulatory Care Management, 5:24-31, 1982. Fries BE, Marathe VP. "Determination of Optimal Multiple-Block Appointment Systems," Operations Research, 29:324-345, 1981. Reilly TA, Marathe VP, Fries BE. "A Delay-Scheduling Model for Patients Using a Walk-in Clinic," J Medical Systems, 2:303-313, 1979. Fries BE, Ginsberg AS. "The Effect of Delay Rules in Controlling Unscheduled Visits to Hospitals," Medical Care, 17:967-972, 1979.

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Fries BE. "Bibliography of Operations Research in Health Care Systems: An Update," Operations Research, 27:408-419, 1979. Fries BE, Gutkin CE, Ginsberg AS. "Emergency Room Utilization: Data Reconstruction Using a Deterministic Simulation Model," Computers and Biomed Res, 10:153-163, 1977. Fries BE. "A Bibliography of Operations Research in Health Care Systems," Operations Research, 24:801-814, 1976. Fries BE. "Optimal Ordering Policy for a Perishable Commodity with Fixed Lifetime," Operations Research, 23:46-61, 1975. Fries BE. "Determining the Minimum Cost Configuration for a Two-Level Medical Record Storage System," Computers and Biomed Res, 7:56-63, 1974. PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS Szafara K, Avidan AY, Chervin RD, James ML, Wright G, Fries BE. The effect of insomnia and hypnotic use on falls and hip fractures in older nursing home residents. Gerontologist, 44(S1): 200, 2004.. Szafara K, Avidan AY, Chervin RD, James ML, Wright G, Fries BE. The effect of insomnia and hypnotic use on falls and hip fractures in older nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc, 52(12): 51, 2004. Avidan AA, Fries BE, James ML, Szafara K, Wright GT Chervin RD. "Insomnia and Hypnotic Use as Predictors of Falls and Hip Fractures in Michigan Nursing Homes." Sleep, 27(Abstract Supplement): 271, 2004. Williams BC, Fries BE, Mehr DR. "Health Resource Utilization of Short-term Nursing Home Patient." Clin. Res. 38:228A, 1990. Fries BE, Morris JN, James M and Carpenter GI. Building Eligibility Criteria from Systematic Assessment Data. Age and Ageing, 1999: 28 S2;30 BOOK REVIEWS Reviews of Operational Research Applied to Health Services, D. Brody, ed., Hlth Serv Res, 18:107, 1983. INTERVIEWS PUBLISHED "I Would Like to See the Survey System Evolve...: Interview with Brant E. Fries" Nursing Homes 46(20):34-36, (Nov.-Dec.) 1997. EDITORIALS Fries BE, Ikegami N. "Heading the Right Direction." Gerontologist, 34(5):580-583 (October) 1994. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Hawes C, Phillips CD, Mor V, Fries BE, Morris JN. "MDS Data Should Be Used for Research." Gerontologist 32(4):563-4 (Aug.) 1992. Mehr DR, Fries BE. "Response to: Impact of Dementia Special Care Units: Resource Use and Outcomes." Gerontologist 35(5):581-2 (Oct.) 1995. Avidan AY, Fries BE, Szafara KL, Chervin RD. "Response Letter to Drs. Martin and Alessi." J Am Geriatr Soc, 54: 1152-3, 2006. Fries BE, Morris JN, Bernabei R, Finne-Soveri H, Hirdes J. "Rethinking the Resident Assessment Protocols" J Am Geriatr Soc, 55:1139-40, 2007. IN REVIEW OR REVISION

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Hirdes JP, Fries BE, Botz C, Ensley C, Marhaba M, Pérez E. "The System for Classification of In-Patient Psychiatry (SCIPP): A New Case-Mix Methodology for Mental Health" in review for Medical Care. Morris JN, Jones R, Morris S, Fries BE. "Proximity to Death, a Modeling Tool for Use in Nursing Homes" in review for J. Am. Geriatrics Society. IN PREPARATION Fries BE, Galecki A, Sun R, Morris JN. "The MDS Plausibility Index" Hirdes JP, Teare GF, Smith TF, Fries BE, Frijters DHM. "Funding Psychogeriatrics: Is RUG-III Fair to Persons with Dementia?" TESTIMONY National Commission on Quality of Long-Term Care: "Building Great Assessment Systems: Lessons from the interRAI Collaborative," 2005. Michigan Legislature - Nursing Home Subcommittee - "Nursing Home Case Mix Payment," 1988. U.S. Congress - Joint Senate Special Committee on Aging, House Select Committee on Aging, and House Subcommittee on Health and Long Term Care: "Financing Long-Term Care," 1987. PROFESSIONALLY RELATED RESPONSIBILITIES Teaching responsibilities: courses in long-term care policy and management; the application of operations research techniques, especially to health care delivery systems; computer simulation; health policy analysis and management; and management information systems. Research interests: long-term care policy, regulation, quality of care, assessment and payment systems; health services administration; applications of operations research to health care systems; information systems. IMPLEMENTATIONS OF RESEARCH PRODUCTS Resource Utilization Groups: designed systems implemented as part of the nursing home payment systems: Colorado, Georgia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia Veterans Administration Medical Centers (1986; 1986-1988 as resource allocation system (RUG-II), 1996- to pay for community nursing homes) Implemented nationwide in the US Medicare Prospective Payment System (1998). Revised system (RUG-IV) to be implemented in US Medicare Prospective Payment System in 2009. International Validations: RUG-III validated in studies in: Sweden (RUG-II - 1991), Netherlands (RUG-II - 1991), Japan (1992), England (1993), Barcelona (1995), Ontario (1995), Czech Republic (1996), Finland (1995-6), Italy (2000), Hong Kong (2006). International Implementations Ontario chronic care hospitals (1999); Barcelona (1999); Canton of Aargau and Solothurn, Switzerland (1999), Iceland (2004); Estonia (2004) International Implementations Proposed Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, Canada; Ontario long-term care facilities. Medicaid nursing home case-mix payment system: designed payment systems implemented in: New York State (1986), Pennsylvania (1996), Virginia (consultant) (1996-8) National Nursing Home Resident Assessment Instrument: co-designed system: National Implementations All resident in all US nursing homes (1991-2010) Implemented on experimental basis in 12 VA Medical Centers (1992); system-wide (1999-2010). International Implementations

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Copenhagen (1992), Reykjavik (1994-) and then Iceland (1996-); Ontario, Canada (1997-); Molise and Sicilia, Italy (2000; now 30 nursing homes); Finland (regionally since 2000; approximately 50% of nursing homes in 2009)); British Columbia, Canada (2002), Canton of Solothurn Switzerland (2002); Estonia (2004), Nova Scotia, Canada (2006), Belgium (2007), Saskatchewan, Canada (2007) Used on an experimental basis in Sweden, Japan, Switzerland, Australia, Czech Republic, England/Wales, Norway, Finland, Netherlands, Germany, Spain; two regions of Italy (1992); 14 nursing homes in France (1993) Translated into: French, Italian, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Czech, Spanish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Japanese, Finnish, Catalan, Chinese, Korean, Polish. Proposed International Implementations Alberta, Manitoba, Canada RAI-Home Care (RAI-HC) - co-designed system Statewide/province-wide mandated instrument - in US: Michigan, North Carolina, Georgia, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Utah, New Jersey, Texas, Maine (adapted system), Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri; in Canada: British Columbia (2002), Ontario (2003), Nova Scotia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon, Manitoba (forthcoming), San Francisco (Targeted Case Management Program) Mandated in Hong Kong (2000), four regions of Italy (Marche, Molise, Basilicata; Umbria, forthcoming) and used in 7 (of approximately 200) Azienda Sanitaria Locale (Local Health Agencies); 4 municipalities in Finland, recommended for all Swiss cantons by the Swiss Home Care Association; designated "National Standard Instrument" for Canada; Estonia Experimental implementations: Texas; Toronto (Ontario), Alberta, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland, Canada; Sidney, Australia; Brazil; VA Medical Center in Oklahoma City, New York City Translated into: Japanese, German, Dutch, Galician, French, Chinese, Icelandic, Finnish, Hebrew Proposed Implementations: Nebraska, New Jersey, People's Republic of China RAI-Mental Health (RAI-MH) - co-designed system Provincial instrument in Ontario, Canada (2003), State instrument in Illinois for psychiatric nursing homes Proposed for implementation province-wide in Alberta, Canada; used by 22 psychiatric hospitals in Spain Experimental implementation: Michigan state psychiatric hospitals. Translated into French, Spanish, Swedish, German, Icelandic, Finnish (2003) Co-developer of SCIPP case-mix payment system - to be implemented in Ontario (2006) RAI-PAC (Post Acute Care) - co-designed system Use in research program on home hospitalization in Israel Translated into: Hebrew, Dutch RAI-PC (Palliative Care) - co-designed system Currently being tested in the US, Canada, Sweden, Czech Republic, Netherlands Translated into: Swedish, Czech, Dutch Integrated Suite: co-designed assessment systems for elderly and disabled persons, including: long-term care facilities (interRAI LTCF) assisted living (interRAI AL) post-acute care (interRAI PAC) home care (interRAI HC) palliative care (interRAI PC) inpatient mental health (interRAI MH) community mental health (interRAI CMH) intellectual disability (interRAI ID) well elderly (interRAI CHA) inpatient acute-care hospital (interRAI AC) correctional facilities (interRAI CF)

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Translated into: French, Dutch, German, Portuguese interRAI-HC (Home Care) ­ co-designed system Implemented in Belgium (2007), New York State (2011) interRAI-ID (Intellectual Disabilities) ­ co-designed system Currently being tested in Ontario, Canada Implementation: Michigan (2009) interRAI-MH (Mental Health) ­ co-designed system Implemented in Michigan (2011) interRAI-AC (Acute Care) ­ co-designed system Currently being tested in Australia, Iceland, Finland

RESEARCH GRANTS AND CONTRACTS Current Grants and Contracts: "Study of Michigan Mental Health Courts" Michigan Department of Community Health; January 2010December 2010; $50,000; merged with project "Mental Health Assessment Project". Principal Investigator. Profile individuals in the new state mental health court system. "Mental Health Assessment Project" Michigan Department of Community Health; October 2010-September 2011; $400,000. Principal Investigator. Complete survey of and them implement interRAI MH in state mental health hospitals. "Arkansas Universal Assessment Project" Department of Aging and Adult Services, State of Arkansas; October 2010-June 2011; $200,000. Co-Principal Investigator. Help implement assessment and screening systems for Arkansas home- and community-based programs "University of Michigan MICIS Data Archive," State of Michigan (#20030019); May 2000, 5 months; $47,119 total; 3 months; renewed 2001 ($197,796); 2002 ($197,000), 2003, ($252,000); 2004 ($197,000), 2005 ($197,000), 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 ($297,000). Principal Investigator (15%). Maintain archive of statewide data of home and community-based care and support related state policy formulation. "Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center," National Institute on Aging; September 1994, refunded September 1999, September 2004; Approx. $4.5 million for each 5-year period; Core Director, Methodology Data Management and Analysis Core (10%); approx. $90,000 per year; (J. Halter, PI). "Geriatric Research, Educational and Clinical Center at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center," July, 1989-ongoing, approximately $1,280,000 per year; Chief, Health Services Research (37.5% under Intergovernment Personnel Act Assignment Agreement), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; (J. Halter, PI). "Illinois Psychiatric Nursing Home Study," June 2001, 1 year, $100K; renewed annually 2002-present ($150K/year). Principal Investigator, with J. Morris, J. Hirdes, T. Rabinowitz. Examine use of the MDS-MH in Illinois nursing homes treating psychiatric patients. Previous Grants and Contracts: "Study of Michigan Psychiatric Hospitals" Michigan Department of Community Health; January 2010-December 2010; $199,000. Principal Investigator. Profile patients in state inpatient psychiatric facilities, including the Michigan Forensic Center. "Time Study Project Data Collection and Analysis (STRIVE)" Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to Iowa Foundation for Medical Care; October 2005-September 2007; $4.6 Million; ($500,025 for Phase 1 UM subcontract,

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$613,000 for Phase 2 UM subcontract); Task Leader for Analysis (30%). Revise the nursing home RUG-III case-mix system based on a national time study. "Improving Methods to Identify Nursing Facility Transition Candidates: An Evidence-based Approach" Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation; November 2007; 30 months; $75,000. Principal Investigator. Use Nursing Home Resident Assessment Instrument information to target individuals likely to be moved successfully into community-based settings. "Independent Study of Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Michigan Correctional Facilities" State of Michigan Department of Corrections; May 2008 ­ December 2009; $770,000); Principal Investigator. Evaluate prisoners in Michigan correctional facilities to detect psychiatric problems and evaluate psychiatric care. "Infection Risk of Urinary Collection Strategies," National Institute on Aging; July, 2005, 3 years; Co-investigator (Sanjay Saint, PI). "New Jersey Single Point of Entry Project" State of New Jersey; July 2007, 12 months; $19,000. CoInvestigator (4.5%). Assist New Jersey in developing their single point of entry system for long-term care. (Mary James, PI). "Developing CAPs Code for CIHI." Canadian Institute for Health Information. December 2008 ­ 4 months; $10,000. Principal Investigator (3%). Develop new CAPs computer code to use in conjunction with the Minimum Data Set Version 2.0 and the Minimum Data Set for Home Care Version 2.0. "Meeting the Nation's Needs for Personal Assistance Services: Center for Personal Assistance Services," U.S. National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, prime; via University of California ­ San Francisco; July 2003, $100,000 for 3 years. C. Harrington, PI; Principal Investigator on subcontract (5%). Evaluate use of personal assistive services in Michigan. "Michigan Master Data Set," National Institute on Aging/Pepper Older Americans Independence Center; Sept 2004, 2 years; renewed 2006, 2 years; Approx. $85,000 per year; Principal Investigator (2004-6), Co-Director (2006-8); (5%). "MDCH Home Care Assessment Project and Quality Indicators Project," State of Michigan ; May 2005, 5 months; $63,839; renewed October 2005, 6 months ($40,000); renewed October 2006, 12 months, ($50,000). Principal Investigator (5%). Evaluate Michigan's Home Help ASCAP Assessment system. "Design, Development and Implementation of a Prospective Payment System for Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitals and Exempt Units" (#743-0-400304) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; September 2000-September 2006; $805,477 total in Year 1; $2 Million in Years 2-6; $600,000 in Year 5 Principal Investigator. Develop a case-mix system for inpatient psychiatric care in US hospitals. "Developing a Case-Mix System for Arkansas PASSAGES Program" State of Arkansas, Sept. 2003, 2 years, $120,000. Principal Investigator (5%). Use nursing home and home care assessment data to develop slidingscale cash-and-counseling program for persons discharged from nursing homes. "Improving Muscle Power and Mobility of Elderly Men and Women," Michigan Life Sciences Corridor Grant, August 2002; 3 years, $3.8 Million; Core Director (Biostatistics and data management) (5% effort); PI: Bruce Carlson. Multilevel program with the long-term goal of improving muscle power and mobility in the elderly. "Refinement of the RUG-III Case-Mix System" October 2001, 3 years, to Urban Institute (K. Liu, PI); Consultant. "Real Choice Systems: Quality Indicator Development," State of Michigan; May 2003, 18 months; $60,000 total. Principal Investigator (7%). Develop quality indicators for new state consumer-choice programs. "Development and Validation of Measures and Indicators of the Quality and Appropriateness of Services Rendered in Post-Acute and Long Term Care Settings," Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Systems; September 1998; 4 years; $5 million; Investigator and PI of UM subcontract ($100,000). Extend development

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and testing of the Plausibility Index. "Evaluating Louisiana's Nursing Home and Home Care System" Department of Health and Hospital Services, State of Louisiana; July 2002, 1 year, $25,000; renewed July 2003, 1 year, $49,500. Principal Investigators (5%). Help implement a new assessment and screening system for Louisiana nursing homes. "Comparing Veterans in VA Nursing Homes with Veterans and Others in Non-VA Nursing Homes," Department of Veteran's Affairs (V506P-3772/C40066), March 2004 for six months, $36,250. Principal Investigator. Understand the characteristics of veterans receiving nursing home care. "Models to Improve Care," State of Ohio, prime, via Morrison Informatics and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged; Aug 2002, 1 year; $40,000 (subcontract); Co-Investigator and PI on UM subcontractor. Develop and test models of best practices in Ohio nursing homes. "Timing and Predictors of Nursing Home Transfers," (R01 HS10118-01) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; June, 1999; 18 months; $216,598 (total costs) Co-Investigator (5% effort); PI Richard A Hirth. Examine predictors of nursing home to nursing home transfers. "Case Studies in Long-Term Care Policy" Milbank Memorial Fund. Principal Editor and contributor. "Evaluating the Michigan Managed Long-Term Care Initiative," Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; May, 1997; 4 years; $287,344 total; Principal Investigator. Evaluate the implementation of screening tools and algorithms based on the RAI-HC home care assessment instrument in Michigan's new long-term care program. "Revision of Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) and Development of Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPs)," Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Systems (#500-94-0058); Sept. 30, 1994; 6 years, $465,000 to Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged; Principal Investigator: J. Morris; Co-Principal Investigator. Refine Version 2 and develop Version 3 of the National Nursing Home Resident Assessment Instrument, develop the RAI-PAC assessment instrument for post-acute care, and evaluate the nursing home population under age 65. "Effect of the Payment Method on Rehabilitation Care in Nursing Homes" Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, February 2001, 1 year, $25,238. Dissertation grant to Walter Wodchis; Dissertation co-chair. "Variation in Prescribed Medication Costs, Method of Collection and Impact on Skilled Nursing Facility Casemix," (#500-96-0003/TO#7) Health Care Financing Administration to Abt Associates; October 1998; $225,132 total; 2 years; Co-Principal Investigator and PI of UM subcontract. Evaluate the utility of the RUG-III system to reimburse nursing homes for the use of drugs and other (non-therapy) ancillary services. "Quality Outcomes in Subacute and Home Care Programs (Q-SPAN)," Agency for Health Quality Research, Sept. 1996; 4 years; $996,087 (total); UM subcontract $335,341; Co-Investigator and Principal Investigator of subcontract (15%). Develop outcome measures for elders in home and institutional care. "Cross-National Study of Quality Regulation in Long-Term Care," Commonwealth Foundation, April 1999, 10 months; $25,000 to interRAI; Principal Investigator, contributed time. Examine national policies regarding the monitoring of quality of services provided to frail elders in community and institutional care settings. "Prospective Payment System for Patients in Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals and Exempt Rehabilitation Units," Health Care Financing Administration to Aspen Systems Corporation; October 1998; $1.5 million total; 18 months; Investigator; PI of UM subcontract $103,000. Evaluate a case-mix system for rehabilitation hospitals and exempt rehabilitation units. "MDS Plausibility Index," Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA-97-0198), June 1997, 13 months; $24,999 total; Principal Investigator. Develop an index to measure the accuracy of MDS electronic records. "Michigan Long-Term Care Initiative," Michigan Public Health Institute (State of Michigan) (#33-33000-189-18); September 1996, 16 months; $70,000 - Principal Investigator (15%). Develop screening and triage instruments for properly identifying Michigan elders in need of home and institutional care.

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"Changing Roles of Nursing Homes," Health Care Financing Administration (#17-C-90428/5-01); September 1994; 4 years, $759,896 (first year, $265,513). Principal Investigator (15% effort). Examine two emerging populations in US nursing homes -- terminally ill residents in hospice care and residents with mental illnesses -- using a very large data base of nursing home resident assessments. "Predictors of Aspiration Pneumonia in Nursing Home Residents," Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Program; September 1996; 1 year, $13,701; Principal Investigator: S. Langmore; Co-Principal Investigator (contributed effort). Use Resident Assessment Instrument data to examine the correlates of aspiration pneumonia. "Development of Resident Assessment System and Data Base for Nursing Home Residents," Health Care Financing Administration (#500-88-0055); October, 1988; 4 years, $3.5 million (extended to 6 years, $4.9 million) to Research Triangle Institute, with Brown University, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aging and The University of Michigan; Co-Principal Investigator; subcontract to UM, $168,248, subcontract Principal Investigator. Develop the national assessment instrument and data system for all nursing home assessments in the United States. "Develop a Patient Classification System for Use in a Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System for Medicare," American Health Care Association via Morrison Informatics; Oct. 1, 1996, 14 months, $42,120; CoInvestigator (6%); Principal Investigator: Brent Williams. Test a classification system for subacute nursing home patients. "Spring/Summer Research Grant Program," Office of Vice President of Research, University of Michigan; Summer 1997; $2000; Principal Investigator/Mentor. Use case-mix measures to compare Michigan's Care Management program participants with nursing home residents. "A Comparison of Home Care Clients and Nursing Home Residents: Can Community Based Care Keep Elders at Home?"; Blue Cross/Blue Shield Foundation; September 1997, one year; $3000; student award to Lisa Shugarman; mentor. Compare Michigan's Care Management program participants with nursing home residents. "Assessment and Outcomes for Community-Based Cognitively Impaired Elderly," Alzheimer's Association (TRG-93-022); March, 1994; 3 years; $300,000 to Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged; Co-Principal Investigator. "Technical Design Contract for the HCFA Multi-state Demonstration," Health Care Financing Administration; October, 1989; 7 years, $2,500,000+ to The Circle; Consultant; subcontract $136,000 (four subcontracts), Principal Investigator. Technical support of a 6-state demonstration of case-mix payment and quality assurance in nursing homes, rederivation of resident classification system (RUG-III). "Case Mix and Resident Comparisons of Veterans in DVA and Community Nursing Homes," Veterans Administration; September 1995, 10 months; $88,778 (UM subcontract) - Principal Investigator (25%). Examine the cost of caring for nursing home residents in VA nursing home care units and placed in community nursing homes under VA auspices. "The National Nursing Home Resident Assessment Instrument in the VA," Veterans Affairs Health Services and Research Service (SDR #92-001); September 1992; 3 years, $331,800 direct; Project Director (25% effort). Assist implementation of the RAI in the VA and examine quality of care and policy issues for the VA nursing home population. "Michigan Geriatrics Research and Training Center," National Institute on Aging; October 1989; $6,064,918, 5 years, $972,065 per year; Core Director, Data Management and Analysis Core (10%); $146,000 per year; (J. Halter, Principal Investigator). "Pilot Data Set Development for Research in Cognitive Aging," Center for Applied Cognitive Research on Aging, Center Seed Grant; March, 1996; 1 year, $3,000; Principal Investigator. Design of longitudinal data bases of nursing home resident assessments to explore cognitive changes and their covariates.

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"Windows on Their World: The Impact of Sensory Abilities on Functional Status in Nursing Home Residents," Student Award to H. Resnick by the Michigan Health Care Education & Research Foundation; August, 1995, 1 year, $3,000; Mentor (contributed time). "Development of a Case-Mix Measure for Home Health Care," National Association for Home Care to interRAI Corporation, September 1995, 4 months; $15,000; Co-Principal Investigator. Develop plans for project to construct a case-mix measure (HUGs) for home care services. "Comparing Nursing Homes in Japan and the US," Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan; May, 1992; 3 years, $9,978; Principal Investigator (no salary compensation). "Development of a Nursing Home Reimbursement System for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania," Pennsylvania Department of Public Assistance subcontract to La Jolla Management Corporation; September, 1987; 7 years; subcontract to UM, $120,000 for first two years; subcontract Principal Investigator; continue as direct consultant. Develop and implement a case mix reimbursement system for Pennsylvania nursing homes. "Predicting Resource Use Among Nursing Home Rehabilitation Patients" Continental Medical Systems, January 1994, 18 months; $29,800; Co-Investigator (B. Williams, Principal Investigator). "Development of Assessment Scales for Nursing Home Rehabilitation Patients," NovaCare, Inc., Braintree, Massachusetts; October, 1994; 9 months; $30,000; Co-Investigator (B. Williams, Principal Investigator). "Health, Economic, and Demographic Implications of Workplace Smoking Cessation Programs," Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; March, 1992; 3 years, $332,417; Co-Investigator (10%) (K. Warner, Principal Investigator). "Development of Outcome-based Groups of Nursing Home Residents," Texas Department of Human Services; January, 1993; 6 months, $7,000. Principal Investigator. "Minimum Data Set for the Home-Health Care Setting" Consiglio Nazionale Delle Richerche (Italian Research Council) Progetto Finalizzato Invecciamento; Jan.-Feb., 1993; approx. $40,000; Co-Principal Investigator. Workshop in Rome to develop a prototype instrument for assessing the elderly in home health care; (R. Bernabei, Principal Investigator). "WHO Conference on Cross-National Comparisons of Elderly in Health Care Institutions," Health Care Financing Administration ($21,000), Beverly Foundation ($7,500) and American Association of Retired Persons ($7,500); November, 1992; Conference convener/Principal Investigator. "Patterns and Determinants of Health Service Use After Nursing Home Care," Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development; April, 1991; 18 months, $106,235; Co-Investigator (10%) (B.C. Williams, Principal Investigator). "New Methodologies to Identify Longitudinal Patterns of Health Care Use by the Elderly," Office of the Vice President for Research, University of Michigan, Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Projects; May 1990; 13 months, $16,776; Principal Investigator. Use new methods from operations research, econometrics, and cryptanalysis to describe longitudinal patterns of institutional health services and functional changes of the elderly. "Identifying Elderly Patients for Early Hospital Discharge," Michigan Health Care Education and Research Foundation; October, 1988; 2 years, $101,000; Principal Investigator. Develop methods to predict short stays of elderly patients in acute hospital episodes, in order to target utilization review on their appropriate early discharge. "Hospital Readmissions from VA Nursing Homes," Veterans Administration; March 1989; funded through the VA Geriatrics Research and Education and Clinical Center; Principal Investigator. Examine predictors of rehospitalization of nursing home residents.

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"Development of New Automatic Interactions Detection Software for Case Mix Research," Health Care Financing Administration; July, 1989; 20 months, $135,839; Consultant; subcontractor to Austin Data Management Associates. Develop a PC-based implementation of AID, a statistical technique related to cluster analysis, that has been effective in developing patient groups for hospitals and nursing homes; (R. Godbout, Principal Investigator). "Predictors of Hospital Admissions from VA Nursing Homes." Michigan Geriatrics Research and Training Center; July, 1990; 1 year, $9,962; Co-Principal Investigator (5%). Determine resident characteristics that are predictive of transfers from nursing homes to hospitals, including decline in function, diagnoses, and decubiti. (D. Mehr, Principal Investigator). "Evaluation of Healthcare Interventions and the Promotion of Health in the Workplace," Upjohn Company; July, 1989; 6 months, $40,000; Co-investigator. Evaluate the economic effects of workplace health promotion programs. (K. Warner, Principal Investigator). "Care Management in Michigan," Michigan Health Care Education and Research Trust; September, 1988; 6 months to Michigan Office of Services to the Aging; Principal Investigator. Evaluate the cost effects of Michigan's care management demonstration. "Study of Management Minutes, RUG-II and Other Resource Measurement Systems" Health Care Financing Administration; September, 1986; 6 months, $23,000 direct funds; Principal Investigator. Evaluate and contrast case mix measurement systems using multiple state data. "Development of a Patient Classification System for Psychiatric Patients," Veterans Administration Central Office; June 1985; 4 years, $280,000; Co-Principal Investigator. Develop a resource allocation methodology for VA psychiatric and substance abuse patients, including development of a replacement for the psychiatric Diagnosis-Related Groups. (M.L.F. Ashcraft, Principal Investigator). "A Case Mix Measure for Long Term Care Medicare Patients," Health Care Financing Administration; July 1984; 15 months, $253,000; Principal Investigator. Develop a patient classification system (RUG-T18) for Medicare patients in skilled nursing facilities, with the potential to serve as a basis for case-mix adjusting federal Medicare reimbursement. "Development of a Survey, Case Mix Measurement Systems and Assessment Instrument to Rationalize the LTC Home Care System," New York State Department of Social Services; July 1985; 9 months, $175,000; originally Co-principal Investigator and later Consultant. Develop a patient classification system for long-term home health care in New York State, and screening and assessment tools to classify and place patients, and redefine system boundaries to permit more efficient and effective delivery of care. "New York State Case Mix Prospective Reimbursement System for Long Term Care," Health Care Financing Administration; August 1983; 3 years, approximately $600,000 per year; Associate Project Director. Develop a reimbursement system for New York State nursing homes using Resource Utilization Groups (RUG-II) to provide case mix adjustments. The new methodology has been installed January 1986 as the ongoing system to allocate over $2 billion in Medicaid reimbursement of all nursing homes in the State. "Development of a Patient Classification of Resource Utilization in Long Term Care," Health Care Financing Administration; July 1981; one year, $100,000; Principal Investigator. Develop Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs), differentiating patients by their functional, social and behavioral characteristics so that groups have similar resource consumption patterns. "Management Incentives for Drug Utilization in the West Haven Veterans Administration Medical Center," Veterans Administration Central Office; May 1980; 2 years, $81,000; Co-principal Investigator. Develop a drug information and profiling system, and an incentive system to control outpatient drug prescribing. (H. Dove, Principal Investigator.) TRAINING GRANTS

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"Social Research Training on Applied Issues of Aging" National Institute on Aging, (#T32 AG000117); May, 2006, 5 years; $1,014,790; R. Dunkle PI, Trainer. Previous Grants and Contracts: "Public Health and Aging Pre- and Post-Doctoral Training Program," National Institute on Aging; September 1986; 5 years, $700,000; Renewed September, 1991, 5 years, $773,363; Renewed September 1996, 5 year, $1,686,030. Trainer (contributed effort). (W. Weissert, Program Director.) "Multidisciplinary Research Training in Aging" National Institute on Aging, September 1985, 5 years, $1.5 million; Renewed September, 1990, 1995, and 2000 for 5 years each. Mentor (contributed effort). Current PI: Ari Gafni. "Clinical Research Training Program in Geriatrics," Charles A. Dana Foundation, April, 1987, 5 years, $499,000; Core Faculty (10%). J. Halter, Principal Investigator. "Complimentary Training Grant in the Psychology of Aging," National Institute on Aging, September 1989, 5 years, $130,000 in first year; Faculty (5% contributed); M. Perlmutter, Principal Investigator. "Geriatric Leadership Academic Award," National Institute of Aging, July 1988, 3 years, $259,200; CoInvestigator (5%). J. Halter, Principal Investigator. "Computers and Quantitative Methods in Health," Bureau of Health Manpower, U.S. Public Health Service, July 1976, 5 years, $350,000, Program Coordinator. J. Fleiss, Program Director. CONFERENCE ORGANIZER "interRAI: Cross-National Comparisons of Elderly and Disabled Persons" - 27 conferences (1993-present) "Cross-National Comparisons of Elderly in Health Care Institutions," sponsored by the World Health Organization, the Health Care Financing Administration, Beverly Foundation, and American Association of Retired Persons; Washington, D.C., November 1992. "Geriatric Assessment in the VA," sponsored by the VA Central Office, Ann Arbor, Michigan; June, 1991. "Geriatric Assessment in the VA: A Focus on the National Resident Assessment Instrument," sponsored by the DVA Central Office and Cleveland Regional Medical Education Center; Ann Arbor, Michigan; April, 1994. "Getting from Here to There: Implementing the National Resident Assessment Instrument in the VA," sponsored by the DVA Central Office and Cleveland Regional Medical Education Center; Ann Arbor, Michigan; April 1996. FELLOWSHIPS AND HONORS Named one of the "100 Most Influential People in Long-Term Care" by McKnight's Long-Term Care News, 1997. Profiled in Modern HealthCare, October 4, 2004. Michigan Gubernatorial representative to the White House Conference on Aging, 1995. Travel Grant from the Gerontological Society of America to present at the International Congress on Gerontology in Acapulco, Mexico; June, 1989. Keynote Speaker, National Case Mix Conference; Blaine, Washington, 1988. Keynote Invited Speaker, Australian Casemix Conference; Melbourne, Australia, 1991. Presenter of Fifth International Seminar of the Social Development Research Institute, Tokyo, 1993. Leonard and Josephine Winkelman Lecture, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1998.

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Keynote Speaker, New Frontiers in Health Information, Niagara Falls, Ontario, 2001. Faculty Development Fellowship in Geriatrics, Michigan Geriatric Education Center. To visit and study academic programs in geriatrics and long term care. Summer, 1986. Fellowship from the Deutsche Akademischer Austauschdienst for a Study Visit, to collaborate with the Health Services Research Group, University of Munich, in developing a status report on progress in health services research and a computerized archive, and to lecture at several West German universities. Summer 1977. Mentor for students/trainee paper awards: Amna Buttar, New Investigator Award, American Geriatrics Society, 1998. Lisa Shugarman - 3rd Prize in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Excellence in Research Award for Students, 2001. Walter Wodchis, Health Care Financing Administration Dissertation Fellowship Grant, 2001. MEMBERSHIPS AND OFFICES HELD Founder and President of interRAI Corporation (1994-present). interRAI is non-profit organization to enhance cross-national comparison of frail and disabled persons, using resident/client assessment instruments. Currently 55 members from 29 nations. University of Michigan Executive Faculty Committee, Institute of Gerontology, 1988-1990, 1995-7, 2000-present. School of Public Health Advisory Committee on Academic Rank, 1996-1997, 1999-2002, 2006-209. Geriatrics Center Research Operating Committee, 1988-present. Interdisciplinary Training in Gerontology Steering Committee, 1998-2005. Head, Track in Long-Term Care Policy and Administration, Dept of Health Management and Policy, 1985-2003. VA Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center Core Staff Committee (1989-present) Geriatrics and Cancer Center Building Committee, 1988-1991. Faculty Advisory Committee, Institute of Gerontology, 1988-1990, 1995-2000. School of Public Health Research Council, 1994-1996. Health Services, Organizations and Policy Committee, 1994-1998. Masters of Health Services Administration Committee, 1987-1988. Quantitative Methods Committee, 1986-1994. Advisory Board, Teaching Nursing Home Program, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, 1988-1989. State and Other Professional Technical Review Committee, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Information for State Health Policy Program, 1993. Board of Trustees, L.T.C. (Eddy), Inc. (holding company for J.A. Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center) Troy, NY, 1983-1985. Board Member, University of Michigan Children's Center for Working Families, Ann Arbor, MI, 1986-88. Advisory Committee, Health Manpower Pool, Albany, NY, 1983-1985. Institutional Review Board, Health Care Research Foundation, Blue Cross of Northeast New York, 1983-1986. Data Protection Review Board, SPARCS Bureau, New York State, 1982-1985. Council on Hospital Information Policies, New York State, 1985. Council Member (1978-81), Treasurer (1982-85), Health Applications Section, Operations Research Society of America. Fellow: Gerontological Society of America (1989-), Member (1985-). Member: American Public Health Association (1972-2000), Operations Research Society of America (19671985), The Institute of Management Science (1967-1985), Association for Health Services Research (1991-1998). Advisory Committee, Gerontological Section, American Public Health Association, 1987-1989. Member: Associate RAI-CH (Swiss RAI Association).

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REVIEW AND ADVISORY PANELS Collage Leadership Panel ­ member (2004-present) Joint Canadian Institute for Health Information ­ interRAI Operating Committee ­ member (2005-present) CAN-STRIVE Advisory Panel (2008-present) Hong Kong SAR Government ­ Grant reviewer (2005, 2006) RAI-MH Case-Mix Advisory Group - Ontario Hospital Association (1999-2003) Steering Committee for the Implementation of the Long Term Care Provisions of the Millennium Act, Workgroup on Functional Assessment, Department of Veterans Affairs (2000-2003) Advisory (Steering) Committee: Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care, Department of Veterans Affairs Headquarters, Washington, DC (2000-2003) HCFA Joint Applications Development - National Nursing Home Resident Assessment Instrument database (1994) Steering Committee (VA) - Design and Validation of VA Clinical Dietetic Staffing Model - Ann Arbor Health Services Research and Development Field Program (1995-1999). Steering Committee (VA) - VA Long-Term Care Database Project - Hines VA Medical Center, Chicago (19951997). Consultant Panel to the Texas Medicare Case Mix Pilot Study (1991-1995). Michigan Case Mix Advisory Committee (1991-3). Health Care Financing Administration Technical Review Panel for Long-Term Care Demonstrations: 1985, 1988, 1989. National Institute of Health, Small Business Innovative Research Panel: 1990. Health Care Financing Administration, Catastrophic Insurance Review Panel, 1989. Technical Advisory Panel to Health Care Financing Administration; to set national research and demonstration agenda for long-term care: 1988. Advisory Committee to Health Care Financing Administration project with Lewin/ICF "Prior/Concurrent Authorization" 1988-90. Advisory Committee to Health Care Financing Admin. project with ABT Associates "Patient Classification and Case Mix Measurement for the National Home Health Prospective Payment Demonstration" 1988-91. National Advisory Panel to Brown University Study "Longitudinal Study of Case-Mix, Outcomes, and Resource Use in Nursing Homes" 1986-8. National Institute of Mental Health, site review committee member: 1980. External advisor to Veterans Administration Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee, 1988. CONSULTING (Selected Projects) State of Arkansas, Department of Human Services (2008-present). Expert on nursing home placement and case-mix adjustment of home care rates Milbank Memorial Fund (2009-present). Advisor to Reforming States Group on long-term care issues. State of New York, Department of Health (2010-present). Expert on assessment of assisted living and home care clients State of Illinois, Department of Healthcare and Family Services (2001-present). Expert on assessment of mental ill residents of nursing homes and nursing facility transition into the community. Volunteer State Health Plan (Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee) (2009-present). Expert on use of assessment to identify nursing home residents to be transitioned into the community Alberta Health, Canada (2010). Advise on the design of case-mix payment systems for nursing homes. Belgium Ministry of Health (2009). Advise on use of assessment systems for nursing homes, home care, and acute care hospitals. State of Michigan, Department of Community Health (2008-9). Advise on the design of case-mix payment systems for nursing homes Protection and Advocacy, New York State (2006-present). Expert in nursing home placement decisions case. State of Washington Attorney General (2005). Expert in home care payment appeal. State of Louisiana, Department of Health and Hospitals (2003-present). Screening and eligibility systems for nursing home and home care. Protection & Advocacy, Inc., Oakland (2003). Screening systems for Laguna Honda Hospital. Milbank Memorial Foundation. Case Studies in Long-Term Care Policy (2000-2001). Editor and contributor. Health Care Financing Administration. Validation of the SNF Refinement Project (1999-2000). Pennsylvania State University/Erie. Afro-American Residents in Nursing Homes (2000-2001) North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Advise on long-term care assessment and placement systems (2000-1)

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Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris. Discuss use of micro-data for health policy research (1998). Alberta Health, Canada. Review project to assess, classify, and finance long-term care (1998). Abt Associates/Health Care Financing Administration. Review of proposed revisions to RUG-III system (1998). G. Bartelt, Zurich, Switzerland. Test a FIM-based classification system for rehabilitation care (1998). Visiting Nurse Service of New York. Measuring and risk adjusting outcomes for home care (1996). Georgia Nursing Home Association. Case Mix in Georgia Nursing Homes (1996). Commonwealth of Virginia. Case mix payment system for nursing homes (1996) Maine Bureau of Adult and Elder Services. Design of a case-mix system for board and care homes, (1994-7). Oregon Health Care Association. Testimony on adequacy of case-mix adjustment of nursing home rates (1995). Texas Department of Human Services. Design of Medicare nursing home payment demonstration (1991-7). Michigan County Medical Care Facilities Council. Develop case mix profiles of Michigan facilities (1992-4). Michigan Hospital Association. Case mix profiles of Michigan hospital-affiliated nursing homes (1992-4). National Association of Rehabilitation Facilities. Develop a patient classification and payment system for rehabilitation hospitals and units (1991). Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center at Little Rock, Arkansas "Impact of Nutritional Status on Morbidity and Health Care Resource Usage" (1990-7). Office of Services to the Aging, State of Michigan. Evaluate cost effectiveness of case management project (1987-9). Statens beredning för utvärdering av medicinsh metodik/teknologie (SBU) (State Center for Medical Technology Assessment) and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Evaluate the use of Resource Utilization Groups for federal financing of Swedish nursing homes (1988-96). Great Lakes VA Health Services Research and Development Center. Redesign of VA Resource Allocation Method for psychiatric acute care patients (1987-9). State of Texas, Department of Human Services. Technical assistance on the development of a state case mix reimbursement system for long term care (1986-8). Veterans Administration Central Office. Development of a classification system for psychiatric substance abuse patients, review of scientific proposals (1985-7). State of Washington. Development of a state plan for case mix reimbursement of nursing home care (1987). Region IV Area Agency on Aging, St. Joseph, Michigan. Develop information system specifications for case management project (1987). SRI International and Beverly Enterprises. Evaluate long term care quality assessment system and prepare position paper on quality of care assurance (1984-5). Expert Witness for New York Public Service Commission, County of Suffolk (NY), Pennsylvania Consumer Advocate, and Georgia Power Commission. Develop statistical demand projections for electric rate hearings (1982-5). Veterans Administration Health Services Research Program and to Chief Medical Director on case mix analysis of VA facilities (1980-6). EDITORIAL BOARDS, REVIEWER Editorial Boards: The Gerontologist, 1989-1992, 2000-2005. Medical Care, 1979-1983. International Journal of Home Care, 1995. Publications Editor: Health Newsletter, 1982-1986. Reviewer for: Medical Care, Operations Research, Management Science, The Gerontologist, Journal of the American Gerontological Society, Health Services Research, The Gerontologist, Journal of Health, Politics, Policy and Law, Journals of Gerontology, Journal of Aging and Health, American Journal on Mental Retardation, Journal of Health Administration Education, International Journal of Health Care Reviewer for proposals: University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Aging, 1988-1990. Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development, 1973-present. Office of the Vice President for Research, The University of Michigan, 1989. Geriatric Research Training Center, The University of Michigan, 1988-present. Ohio Department of Human Services, 1999. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Department of Public Welfare, 2002-present External Doctoral Committees: Janine Calver, Ph.D., University of Western Australia (2003).

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TECHNICAL REPORTS Fries BE. "The Application of Operations Research to the Hospital Complex," Technical Report #92, Department of Operations Research, Cornell University, 1969. Fries BE. "Optimal Ordering Policy for a Perishable Commodity with Fixed Lifetime," Technical Report #146, Department of Operations Research, Cornell University, 1972. Fries BE, Gutkin C, Ginsberg A. "Factors Affecting the Utilization of the Surgical Emergency Room of a Large Urban Voluntary Hospital," Report #15, Center for Community Health Systems, Columbia University, 1975. Fries BE. "A Plan for a Drug Profiling System for the West Haven Veterans Administration Medical Center," Yale School of Organization and Management, 1979. Fries BE, Cooney LM. "A Patient Classification System for Long Term Care," Final Report on HCFA grant, Yale University, 1983. Schneider D, Fries BE, Desmond M. "Incentives and Basic Principles for Long-Term Care Patient Classification Development," New York State Dept. of Health, November, 1983. Fries BE, Schneider DS, Desmond M, Foley W. "Selection of Facilities for Data Collection: Implications and Issues," New York State Dept. of Health, November, 1983. Fries BE. "Quality Assurance and Resource Utilization -- Emerging Views and New Options for Nursing Homes," in Quality Assurance in Nursing Home Care: Current Practice and Prospects for the Future (SRI International, Menlo Park, California). Foley W, Schneider D, Elani D, Fries BE, et al. "Issues in the Choice of Case Mix Classification Variables and Their Collection," New York State Dept. of Health, March, 1984. Fries BE, Cooney LM. "Differences in Patient Populations in Connecticut Skilled Nursing Facilities: Implications for Reimbursement," Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1984. Schneider D, Fries BE, et al. "Reimbursement Issues and Alternatives," New York State Department of Health, March, 1985. Foley W, Schneider D, Dowling M, Fries B, et al. "Development of a Survey, Case Mix Measurement System and Assessment Instrument to Rationalize the LTC Home Health Care System," Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1986. Fries BE. "Should specific services which are known to be related to quality of care be excluded from the per day payment and paid separately?" Issue Paper #7, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Medical Assistance Program, 1988. Fries BE. "Should the definitions of patient case types categories be modified to include the provision of a service?" Issue Paper #8, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Medical Assistance Program, 1988. Fries BE. "Design of Case Mix Payment Rates" Issue Paper #9, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Medical Assistance Program, 1988. Fries BE. "Incentive Payments for Nursing Homes" Issue Paper #21, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Medical Assistance Program, 1988. Fries BE. "Comparing Nursing Home Payment Systems: Design Ideas from Existing Systems" Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Medical Assistance Program, 1988. Fries BE. "Phase-in of Payment Systems Components" Issue Paper #29, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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Medical Assistance Program, 1988. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, "Medicaid Case-Mix Payment for Nursing Home Services: General Systems Design," Department of Medical Assistance, 1989. Fries BE, Clement J. "Care Management Research: Medicare Health Cost Analysis," Final Report to the Michigan Health Care Education and Research Foundation and Michigan Office of Services to the Aging, 1989. Morris JN, Hawes C, Phillips CD, Mor V, Fries BE, et al. "Small Scale Trial of the Minimum Data Set for Care Screening (MDS)," Report on Health Standards Quality Bureau (HCFA) Contract No. 500-88-0055, Research Triangle Institute, December, 1989. Fries BE, Paletta M, Ensberg M, et al. "Identifying Elderly Patients for Early Hospital Discharge," Report to Michigan Health Care Education and Research Foundation on grant #108-RHC/88-02; July, 1991. Mor V, Phillips C, Morris JN, Hawes C, Fries BE. "Evaluation of Resident Assessment System for Nursing Home Residents: Results of the Baseline Survey of Administrators and Directors of Nursing" Report to Health Standards Quality Bureau (HCFA) Contract No. 500-88-0055, Brown University, August, 1991. Hawes C, Morris JN, Phillips C, Fries BE, Mor V. "Report on the Field Test of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI)," Report on Health Standards Quality Bureau (HCFA) Contract No. 500-88-0055, Research Triangle Institute, November, 1991. Phillips CD, Mor V, Hawes C, Fries BE, Morris JN. "Development of Resident Assessment System and Data Base for Nursing Home Residents: Implementation Report," Report to Health Standards Quality Bureau (HCFA) Contract 500-88-0055, Research Triangle Institute, October 21, 1993. Hines MA, Mor V, Hawes C, Phillips CD, Morris J, Fries BE. "Development of Resident Assessment System and Data Base for Nursing Home Residents: Post-Implementation Telephone Survey Report" Report to Health Standards Quality Bureau (HCFA) Contract 500-88-0055, Research Triangle Institute, April, 1994. Fries BE, Skarupski KA. "Comparing Veterans and Other Residents of Community Nursing Homes" Report to the Department of Veterans Affairs, February 2, 1994. Fries BE, Skarupski KA. "Comparing Veterans in Department of Veterans Affairs Nursing Home Care Units and in Community Nursing Homes" Report to the Department of Veterans Affairs, January 6, 1998. Fries BE, Wodchis W, Buttar A, Blaum C, Morris JN. "Characteristics of Nursing Home Residents Under Age 65" Report to Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation and the Health Care Financing Administration, April, 2000. Fries BE. "Analysis for SNF Refinement Project" Report to the Health Care Financing Administration, November, 2000. Fries BE and James M. "Comparing Home and Community Based Care and Nursing Homes in Michigan." Report to Michigan Department of Community Health, November 2000. Fries BE. "Analysis for SNF Refinement Project" Report to the Health Care Financing Administration, November, 2000. Fries BE and James M. "Comparing Home and Community Based Care and Nursing Homes in Michigan." Report to Michigan Department of Community Health, November 2000. Hirdes JP, Tjam EY, and Fries BE. "Eligibility for Community, Hospital and Institutional Services in Canada: A preliminary Study of Case Managers in Seven Provides" Center on Aging, University of Victoria, April, 2001. Fries BE, James ML, Aliaga P. "Development of Home Care Quality Indicators for Michigan's Publicly Funded

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Long-Term Care Programs" Report to Michigan Department of Community Health, May 2002. Fries BE. "Independent Study of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Final Report." Report to the Michigan Legislature. February 2010. CASES "Hospice of Assisi" with J. Kimberly and K. Bucholz, Yale University, 1979. "Assessment of Trauma Care in the Emergency Room" with K. Bucholz, Yale University, 1979. "Commission on Hospitals and Health Care: Identifying Fixed and Variable Costs" with K. Baloff, Yale University, 1981. COMPUTER LANGUAGES Knowledge of programming languages and packages: job control (IBM JCL, TSO, MTS), scientific (FORTRAN, PL/I), simulation (GPSS, SIMSCRIPT), statistical (SAS, SPSS, BMDP, MIDAS, SHAZAM, SYSTAT, PC-Group), minicomputer (AIX/UNIX, DEC RT-11, MACRO-11 assembler, PM-11), microcomputer (SAS/PC, Excel, Quattro, PowerPoint). Developed and programmed modules for text processing and spelling checking, part of a multi-tasking operating system for DEC PDP 11/03 computer. Developed PC-GROUP (with Austin Data Management, Inc.), a micro-computer (PC) statistical package for interactive Automatic Interactions Detection. PRESENTATIONS (selected) Professional societies/conferences (domestic): Gerontological Society of America (2-6 papers every year 19852006), National Nursing Home Case Mix Conferences (invited speaker or keynote address at all eleven conferences: New York; Austin, Texas; Aspen, Colorado; Bellingham, Washington; Egg Harbor, Wisconsin; Rapid City, South Dakota; Portland, Maine; San Antonio; Texas, Cleveland, Ohio; Madison, Wisconsin, Niagara Falls, Ontario), National Academy for State Health Policy (2000), Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Conference (1992), American Public Health Association (1987,1988,1990,1992), Association for Health Services Research (1988,1992), American Health Planning Association, National Chronic Care Consortium, Arkansas Gerontological Society, Society for Teachers of Family Medicine (coauthor, 1990,1991), Geriatrics Society of America (co-author 1989, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1998), Society for General Internal Medicine (co-author, 1990,1991), Institute of Industrial Engineers (1985). Academic Institutions/Foundations (US): North Carolina Institute of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, University of Chicago, Andrus Center of the University of Southern California, University of North Carolina, Duke Center on Aging (Distinguished Guest Lecturer), Johns Hopkins University, Cornell University, University of Washington, Yale University, University of Minnesota, University of Missouri, Pennsylvania State University, University of Texas Medical Center at San Antonio, University of Arkansas (1988,1989), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Michigan Geriatric Education Center (1989,1990), Michigan Alzheimers Disease Research Center (1992, 1994), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Governmental Organizations (US): Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services/Health Care Financing Administration (3-4 times/year since 1985), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences, National Institute for Mental Health, National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Congress Finance Subcommittee staff, National Press Club, Nursing Home Subcommittee of the Michigan Legislature, New York State Department of Health, New York State Department of Mental Health, Hawaii Department of Health, Michigan Department of Community Health, Louisiana DHH Office of Aging and Adult Services, Louisiana Governor's Office, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Arkansas Division of Aging and Adult Services, Alaska Division of Public Health, Missouri Department of Health, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Ohio Department of Public Health, Maine Bureau of Elder and Adult Services, Indiana Department of Public Welfare, Colorado Department of Social Services, Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center (VAMC), Durham VAMC, San Antonio VAMC, West Los Angeles VAMC, Battle Creek VAMC. Industry Organizations/Conferences: American Health Care Association, American Association of Homes for the Aging, National Coalition or Nursing Home Reform, Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, American Nursing Association, National Association for Home Care/World Organization for

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Care in the Home and Hospice, Long Term Acute Care Hospital Association, Iowa LTC Town Meeting, New York State Health Care Facilities Association, New York Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, Hospital Association of New York State, Michigan Health Care Association, Michigan Public Health Institute, Michigan Hospital Association, Michigan Non-Profit Homes Association, Michigan County Medical Care Facilities, National Chronic Care Consortium, Rhode Island Association of Facilities and Services for the Aging, Indiana Health Care Association, Georgia Nursing Home Association, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Kendal Corporation, Chi Systems, Sandoz Nutrition, Henry Ford Hospital, William Beaumont Hospital (1986,1989), Wisconsin Nursing Association, TheraTx, Interhomes '85, California Medical Records Association, Wisconsin Medical Records Association, National Medicaid Summit (2005). International Organizations/Conferences: Royal College of Physicians (London), interRAI Asia Oceania Regional Conference (Australia, 2010), Finland National Institute for Health and Welfare, STAKES Institute (Helsinki), Valencia Asistencia Sanitaria, Haifa University (Israel), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (New Delhi), College of Medicine of Bilbao, Spain (2010), Queensland University (Australia, 2010), National Home Care Association of Brazil (2010), Humbolt University (Berlin), University of Paris (France), Canadian interRAI Research Network (1-3 papers each year since 2006); Universit Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Rome, Italy), Consiglio Nazionale della Richerche (Italian National Research Council - Rome), Karolinka Institute (Sweden), Belgian Federal Ministry of Health, Iceland Ministry of Health, Swedish Center for Medical Technology Assessment (Stockholm), Thailand Health Systems Research Institute, Thai Society of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Taiwan National Health Research Institute, Consejería de Salud (Health Department) for the Autonomous Community of Madrid (Spain), Servei Catalá de la Salut (Health Service of Catalonia, Spain - 2 times), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Free University), Canadian Institute for Health Information (annually since 2000), Ontario Ministry of Health, Israel Ministry of Health (Jerusalem), University of Waterloo (Canada), Ontario Hospital Association (1997, 1999, 2000), Alberta Health and Welfare (2005, 2008, 2010), Norwegian Ministry of Health, Social Development Research Institute (Tokyo), Tokyo Institute for Gerontology, Kyoto Medical Practitioners' Association (Japan), Ministries of Health and Social Affairs (Paris, France), Department of Community Services and Health (Canberra, Australia), Saskatoon Association of Health Organizations, Abe Fellowship meeting (Joint US-Japan), Expert Panel on Hospital Reimbursement (Rudesheim, West Germany), Third Australian Casemix Conference (keynote speaker), Joint Policy and Planning Commission (Ontario, Canada - 5 presentations), 11th European Gerontological Conference (Madrid), 11th Nordic Gerontological Conference (Odense, Denmark), IIIrd Catalan Symposium on Long Term Care (Barcelona, Spain), Fundació Hospital Asil de Grandollers (Barcelona, Spain), Fifth Symposium on Social and Health Care (Barcelona, Spain), Polytechnic Institute of Valencia (Spain), Nrnberg University (Germany), 35th Conference of the Socio-Gerontology Society of Japan (Sapporo), Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden; 3 times), SPRI (Stockholm, Sweden), Gerontologiskt Centrum (Lund, Sweden), Universita Degli Studi di Ferraro (Italy), Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Australia), SIG Information Centre for Health Care (Utrecht, Netherlands), St.-Loupe Hospital (Lucerne, Switzerland), Diakonhjemmet Hospital (Oslo, Norway), Philémon et Baucis (Geneva, Switzerland), RAI-CH (Swiss RAI Association), Internistisches Fachkrankenhaus der Landeshauptstadt München (Munich, Germany), U.S.Japan Training Institute in Geriatric Care (Ann Arbor). International Meetings convened by Fries: interRAI: Cross-national Study of Care of the Elderly and Disabled: (Washington DC (1992); Rome, Italy (1993); Winchester, England (1993); Ferrara, Italy (1994); Plymouth, Massachusetts (1994); Stockholm, Sweden (1995); Chapel Hill, North Carolina (1995); Tokyo, Japan (1996); Reykjavik, Iceland (1996); Providence, Rhode Island (1997); Canterbury, England (1997); Siena, Italy (1998); Toronto, Ontario (1998); Oslo, Norway (1999); Amsterdam, Netherlands (1999); Hackensack, New Jersey (2000); Istanbul, Turkey (2001); Porvoo, Finland (2001); Taipei, Taiwan (2002), Gloucester, Massachusetts (2002), Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2003), Berlin, Germany (2004); Stowe, Vermont (Sept. 2004), Noosa, Australia (June, 2005); Loire Valley, France (February 2006); Beijing, China (Sept. 2006),: Ottawa, Canada (May 2007), Bangkok, Thailand (January 2008), Barcelona (October 2008), Brussels (July 2009), Tallinn, Estonia (June 2010); upcoming: Nurnberg (April, 2011). 11/18/11

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