Scanning the Headlines: Small or Rural Hospitals (Archive 2006)
Updated on August 26, 2008
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Casey, M., and others. Prioritizing patient safety interventions in small and rural hospitals. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 32(12):693-702, Dec. 2006.
Mueller, K., and MacKinney, C. Care across the continuum: access to health care services in rural America. Journal of Rural Health. 22(1):43-49, Winter 2006.
Dulin, K., and others. Financial value of services provided by a rural community health fair. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 17(4):821-829, Nov. 2006.
Drew, J., and others. The visiting specialist model of rural health care delivery: a survey in Massachusetts. Journal of Rural Health. 22(4):294-299, Fall 2006.
Casey, M., Moscovice, I., and Davidson, G. Pharmacist staffing, technology use, and implementation of medication safety practices in rural hospitals. Journal of Rural Health. 22(4):321-330, Fall 2006.
Hall, M., Owings, M., and Shinogle, J. Inpatient care in rural hospitals at the beginning of the 21st century. Journal of Rural Health. 22(4):331-338, Fall 2006.
Zukerman, R., and others. General surgery programs in small rural New York state hospitals: a pilot survey of hospital administrators. Journal of Rural Health. 22(4):339-342, Fall 2006.
Baronner, L., and Wolf, G. Pennsylvania critical access hospital consortium: a strategy-focused performance improvement network. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 28(5):6-14, Sept./Oct. 2006.
Letourneau, L., and others. Rural communities improving quality through collaboration: the MaineHealth story. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 28(5):15-27, Sept./Oct. 2006.
Goodspeed, S. Metrics help rural hospitals achieve world-class performance. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 28(5):28-32, Sept./Oct. 2006.
Boisvert, S. Ira Moscovice on quality in rural healthcare settings. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 28(5):33-36, Sept./Oct. 2006.
Rangachari, P., and Hutchinson, D. A system approach to improving core measure outcomes in a small rural facility. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 28(5):37-43, Sept./Oct. 2006.
Hassell, L., Fogler, M., and Russell, S. Collaborative networks: helping rural laboratories achieve quality. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 28(5):44-50, Sept./Oct. 2006.
Spetzler, H. Finding hidden funds. Rural Roads. 4(3):26-27, Sept. 2006.
Epps, R. Making Medicare make sense. Rural Roads. 4(3):32-35, Sept. 2006.
Serb, C. Small and rural IT challenges. H&HN. 8(80):60-67, Aug. 2006.
Schleicher, S. Strategies for professional development and support. Rural Roads. 4(2):14-15, July 2006.
Philps, M., and Hughes, A. Red flag for rural hospitals? Rural Roads. 4(2):38-41, July 2006.
Zhang, W. The role of rural health clinics in hospitalization due to ambulatory care sensitive conditions: a study in Nebraska. Journal of Rural Health. 22(3):220-228, Summer 2006.
Pink, G. Financial indicators for critical access hospitals. Journal of Rural Health. 22(3):229-236, Summer 2006.
Okon, N. Availability of diagnostic and treatment services for acute stroke in frontier counties in Montana and Northern Wyoming. Journal of Rural Health. 22(3):237-241, Summer 2006.
Culler, S., and others. Urban-rural differences in the availability of hospital information technology applications: a survey of Georgia hospitals. Journal of Rural Health. 22(3):242-247, Summer 2006.
Driscoll, D., and others. An instrument for assessing public health system performance: validity in rural settings. Journal of Rural Health. 22(3):254-259, Summer 2006.
Improving safety in rural hospitals: Innovative low-cost strategies can help rural providers overcome limited resources. Joint Commission Perspectives on Patient Safety. 6(2):1-4, Feb. 2006.