Scanning the Headlines: Small or Rural Hospitals (Archive 2004)

Updated on August 26, 2008

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Coburn A.F., and others.  Assuring rural hospital patient safety: what should be the priorities?  The Journal of Rural Health. 20(4):314-326, Fall 2004.

Casey M.M., and Moscovice, I.  Quality improvement strategies and best practices in critical access hospitals.  The Journal of Rural Health. 20(4):327-334, Fall 2004.

Jones, K.J., and others.  Translating research into practice: voluntary reporting of medication errors in critical access hospitalsThe Journal of Rural Health. 20(4):335-343, Fall 2004.

Ward M.M., and others.  What would be the effect of referral to high-volume hospitals in a largely rural state?  The Journal of Rural Health. 20(4):344-354, Fall 2004.

Ellerbeck, E.F., Bhimaraj, A., and Perpich, D.  Organization of care for acute myocardial infarction in rural and urban hospitals in KansasThe Journal of Rural Health. 20(4):363-367, Fall 2004.

Pink, G.H., and others.  Comparative performance data for critical access hospitals. The Journal of Rural Health. 20(4):374-382, Fall 2004.

Moscovice, I., and others.  Measuring rural hospital qualityThe Journal of Rural Health. 20(4):383-393, Fall 2004.

Wakefield, D.S., and others.  Intensive care unit utilization and interhospital transfers as potential indicators of rural hospital qualityThe Journal of Rural Health. 20(4):394-400, Fall 2004.

Ponton, K.T.  Critical access hospitals enter a new era of capital finance Healthcare Financial Management.   58(8):102-104, Aug. 2004.

Critical access hospitals.  H&HN.  78(8):51+, Aug. 2004.

Baldwin, L., and others.  Quality of care for acute myocardial infarction in rural and urban US hospitals.  The Journal of Rural Health. 20(2):99-108, Spring 2004.

Piotrowski, J.  Critically acclaimed: critical-access designation, other federal programs are helping rural hospitals improve and expand their services, not just survive.  Modern Healthcare. 34(21):22-24, May 24, 2004.

Galloro, V.  Unequal access: smaller hospitals still at a disadvantage in terms of capital access.  Modern Healthcare. 34(19):24-26, May 10, 2004.

Business office challenges of small and rural hospitals.  Healthcare Financial Management. 58(4):87-92, Apr. 2004.

DeJohn, P.  Big spenders: small, rural hospitals fuel supply chain.  Hospital Materials Management.  29(3):1+, Mar. 2004.

Rogoski, R.R.  Small but mighty: a rural Pennsylvania hospital becomes the epitome of efficiency with IT.  Health Management Technology.  25(3):12-14, Mar. 2004.

Hagopian, A., and others.  The Role of international medical graduates in America’s small rural critical access hospitals.  The Journal of Rural Health. 20(1):52-58, Winter 2004.

Deprez, R.  Physician specialty practices: strategic survival for rural hospitalsHealthcare Financial Management.  58(1):76-80, Jan. 2004.


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