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