Handling the Handoff: Rural and Race-Based Disparities in Post Hospitalization Follow-up Care Among Medicare Beneficiaries with Diabetes
Estimates hospital admission rates for rural Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes, tracks the proportion of patients who receive adequate outpatient care post discharge, and assesses hospital readmissions. Explores the potential for race-based disparities in care for diabetes.
Kevin J. Bennett, Robert Chen, Medha Vyavaharkar, Saundra H. Glover, Janice C. Probst
Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
Black or African American · Diabetes · Health disparities · Healthcare quality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data
Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center),