Scanning the Headlines: Small or Rural Hospitals (Archive 2006)

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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 challengesH&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.


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