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Rural Health News
- RESPONSE TO APR. 3, '13 JAMA ARTICLE ON "MORTALITY RATES FOR MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES ADMITTED TO CRITICAL ACCESS & NON-CRITICAL HOSPITALS"
For a list of specific concerns expressed by The University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center/Flex Monitoring Team regarding the data, methods and interpretation of results of this study, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Please direct any &/or all questions or comments about this response to Ira Moscovice: firstname.lastname@example.org or Michelle Casey: email@example.com.
- RHRC REPORT: STATE HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES: ASSESSING RURAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATUTES
This report, produced by the Rural Health Research & Policy Centers (RHRC), analyses, as of the end of 2012, how five characteristics of health insurance exchanges might address particular rural concerns. The five characteristics include:
certifying Qualified Health Plans
To access this report in its entirety, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Contact: Keith J. Mueller, PhD
Office: (319) 384-3831
- SCRHRC REPORT: DIFFUSION OF PREVENTIVE INNOVATION: RACIAL & RURAL DIFFERENCES IN CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION CONTROL PRACTICES
The South Carolina Rural Health Research Center (SCRHRC), at the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, is pleased to announce the release of a final report, titled "Diffusion of Preventative Innovation: Racial & Rural Differences in Cervical Cancer Prevention Control Practices," and was authored by Swann Arp Adams, PhD; Jessica D. Bellinger, PhD; Alexa Gallagher, PhD; and Janice C. Probst, PhD.
This report examined the differences in receipt of cervical cancer screening and HPV vaccination associated with residence and race/ethnicity. Data for the study were drawn from two nationally representative samples of medical practices, the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.
To access the executive summary, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
To access the full report, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Contact: Jessica Bellinge, PhD