New! Ambulatory Care's Sensitive Condition Hospitalizations Among Medicare Beneficiaries
, by Dr. Yu-Hsiu Lin, Dr. Jan Eberth and Dr. Probst
The American Journal of Preventive Medicine just published this study that examined the association between the distribution of primary care physicians and Medicare beneficiaries's ambulatory care sensitive condition hospitalizations using both statistical and spatial analyses.
Thirty-Day Readmission Rates Among Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries, By Dr. Bennett and Dr. Probst
The Journal of Rural Health in the August 2015 issue helps to understand the impact of adequate follow-up care, and how rural populations are
successful, would be beneficial to understand. Substantial savings could accrue
if interventions reduced readmissions among dual-eligible beneficiaries.
New! Colonoscopy Access and Utilization Rural Disparities in the Carolinas, 2001-2010
The American Cancer Society has stated that colorectal cancer screening has the ability to
prevent 65% of all colorectal cancer cases; however, only 59% of eligible individuals are up to date
with their screening. .... Read more
New! Rural-Urban Differences in Anticipated Need for Aging-
Experts note that as the U.S. population ages, increasing numbers of persons will require
assistance with activities of daily living. Less clear, however, is how members of the general public
view their own future needs. .... Read more
Post-discharge Rehabilitation Care Delivery for Rural Medicare Beneficiaries with Stroke
After hospital discharge, rehabilitation is essential to ensuring the best possible outcomes and quality of life among stroke survivors. Stroke survivors
requiring rehabilitation services after hospital discharge ....