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Health Care Providers

​Read more about the people and projects that demonstrate NORC's expertise in studying Health Care Providers.

Representative Projects

Advantages and Disadvantages of Hospital-Based Emergency Medical Services in Rural Areas. ​​The purpose of this project was to clarify issues surrounding the Critical Access Hospital's decision to acquire and maintain ownership of community ambulance services. More

Declining Access to Hospital-based Obstetric Services in Rural Areas: Causes and Impact. ​​This study examines the declining availability of hospital-based obstetric services in rural areas from the mid-1980s to the early 2000s, potential causes for this trend and the possible effects of medical malpractice reforms. 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.

Rural Health Research and Policy Center: Stay or Leave: Evidence from a Cohort of Young Rural Physicians. ​The goal of this project is to improve our understanding of the dynamics of how rural physicians decide where to practice. 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

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Posted: 3.12.2015 5:54PM
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Posted: 3.4.2015 2:43PM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Elizabeth Mumford: What Is Happening with Law Enforcement Officers’ Health? More
Posted: 12.12.2014 9:54AM
News The New York Times: Senior Fellow Jon Gabel provides insight into health insurance and small businesses More
Posted: 11.14.2014 10:23AM
News The Commonwealth Fund Blog: Jon Gabel, Heidi Whitmore, and other NORC Experts discuss health care premiums in Nevada and D.C. More
Posted: 11.7.2014 6:02PM