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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

Aligning Quality and Public Reporting Programs for Physicians and other Practitioners. For the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), NORC is supporting the development of a strategic plan to align quality and public reporting programs for physicians and other practitioners. Tasks include supporting an internal CMS workgroup with representatives of the CMS Compare Websites and other parties involved in developing and implementing the plan.  More

Analyzing the Relationship Among Early Childhood Conditions, Reproduction of Socioeconomic Inequalities and Adult Health Disparities. This project analyzes the relationship between early health conditions, adult socioeconomic attainment, and adult health. The first goal of this study is to document the impact of early health conditions on adult socioeconomic and adult health outcomes. 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

HIV Rapid Testing in the Dental Care Setting.

Conducted on behalf of the University of Miami, this study assesses the relationship among dentists’ attitudes, subjective norms, perceived behavioral control beliefs, and their willingness to offer HIV rapid testing in the dental care system. More

Quality Improvement Organizations' Contributions to Rural Hospital Performance. ​This qualitative study identified examples in which rural hospitals have worked successfully with QIOs to improve performance and quality. More

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News The Associated Press: The AP-NORC Center researched how Americans look at the quality of doctors More
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News Health Affairs: NORC's Jon Gabel discusses the Affordable Care Act and cancelled insurance plans More
Posted: 6.18.2014 9:58AM
News Forbes: The AP-NORC Center's research found that most Americans underestimate the cost of a nursing home More
Posted: 4.22.2014 4:30PM
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News Health Affairs: A look at small businesses and their options based on findings from NORC's Jon Gabel More
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