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Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center (UMRHRC)

Former (2004-2012) federally-funded Rural Health Research Center funded by Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, focused on quality of rural healthcare and other rural health issues. Principal partners were the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota.

Resources (22)

  • Ambulatory Care Sensitive Condition Hospitalizations Among Rural Children, 06/2007, view details
  • Care Transitions: "Time to Come Home", 03/2011, view details
  • Effect of Outpatient Visits and Discharge Destination on Potentially Preventable Readmissions for Congestive Heart Failure and Bacterial Pneumonia, 03/2012, view details
  • Far From the City: Community Orientation and Responsiveness of Rural Hospitals, 05/2008, view details
  • Geographic Differences in Potentially Preventable Readmission Rates in Rural and Urban Hospitals, 11/2010, view details
  • Health Information Technology Policy and Rural Hospitals, 06/2009, view details
  • Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Health Care for American Indian and Alaska Native Elders, 10/2007, view details
  • Hospital Size, Uncertainty and Pay-for-Performance, 02/2007, view details
  • The Impact of Freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Centers on Rural Community Hospital Performance, 1997–2006, 10/2010, view details
  • The Implementation of Pay-For-Performance in Rural Hospitals: Lessons from the Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration Project, 09/2006, view details
  • Implementation of Telepharmacy in Rural Hospitals: Potential for Improving Medication Safety, 12/2008, view details
  • Implementing Patient Safety Initiatives in Rural Hospitals: An Evaluation of the Tennessee Rural Hospital Patient Safety Demonstration, 08/2007, view details
  • Nurse Staffing and Rural Hospital Performance Improvement, 12/2010, view details
  • Patient Assessments and Quality of Care in Rural Hospitals, 06/2010, view details
  • Pharmacist Staffing and the Use of Technology in Small Rural Hospitals: Implications for Medication Safety, 12/2005, view details
  • Potentially Preventable Readmissions in Rural Hospitals, 08/2009, view details
  • Quality Reporting for CAHs and Rural PPS Hospitals: The Potential Impact of Composite Measures, 07/2012, view details
  • Rural Emergency Department Staffing: Potential Implications for the Quality of Emergency Care Provided in Rural Areas, 08/2007, view details
  • Rural Issues Related to Bundled Payments for Acute Care Episodes, 06/2009, view details
  • Rural Issues Related to Comparative Effectiveness Research and Dissemination, 06/2009, view details
  • The Use of Hospitalists in Small Rural Hospitals, 04/2012, view details
  • Will Bundling Work in Rural America? Analysis of the Feasibility and Consequences of Bundled Payments for Rural Health Providers and Patients, 09/2011, view details