Evaluation of the Information Technology Professionals in Health Care (“Workforce”) Program.
NORC is conducting an evaluation of the IT Professionals in Health Care Program for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to assess the impact of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding to support training and educational programs at universities and colleges, as well as efforts to create new curricula and a competency exam. More
Exploring the Black Box: Design and Implementation Issues of Pay-for-Performance for Rural Physicians.
This study explores key research questions related to the design and implementation of pay-for-performance (P4P) systems by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and private health care delivery systems.
Impact of Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conversion on Hospital Costs and Mix of Services.
Three cohorts of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) were followed over time, corresponding to the first three years of conversions in 1999 through 2001. More
Rural Health Research and Policy Center.
The center was funded through the Rural Health Research Center Program in the Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. More
The Impact of the Economic Downturn on Rural Health Clinics (RHCs).
For the HRSA Office of Rural Health Policy, NORC is conducting a study to investigate the increasing role of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs)as health care safety net providers during the current economic downturn. More