The Center for Home Care Policy & Research at VNS Health advances the knowledge base of home- and community-based services. It does this by conducting scientifically rigorous research and supporting informed decision-making by providers, policymakers, and consumers.
At VNS Health, we transform data into information for action.
At VNS Health, we believe that advancing the future of home care is just as important as providing expert care in the present. Using rigorous and objective research, we are committed to guiding the future of community-based and home care services.
We are currently seeking candidates for Research Scientist and Senior Research Scientist positions.
VNS Health embraces the qualities of a Learning Healthcare System (LHS). As defined by the National Academy of Medicine, an LHS is a model that:
There are many ways to get involved with the Center for Home Care Policy & Research at VNS Health. Whether you’re a researcher, student, volunteer, health professional, or donor or you’re in the job market, join us in making impactful change for quality and cost-effective home care.
Led by our Vice President & Director of Research, Kathy Bowles, RN, PhD, FACMI, FAAN, van Amerigen Chair in Nursing Excellence & Professor of Nursing at University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and Margaret McDonald, MSW, Associate Director, our team includes distinguished scientists and researchers from or in collaboration with world-class research institutions, including the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University School of Nursing, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York University, and Harvard Medical School.