With the announcement of an additional $16.9 million for a total of more than $30 million of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services funding since 2012, Indiana University's OPTIMISTIC project commences the second phase of an innovative endeavor with a goal of improving the health and health care of long-term nursing home residents and ultimately reducing hospital admissions for this growing population.

Read the full press release at http://news.medicine.iu.edu/releases/2016/03/optimistic-nursing-homes-grant.shtml