Ambulatory Care Sensitive Condition Hospitalizations Among Rural Children
Reports results from a study examining children's inpatient hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSCs), rural residence, poverty, health insurance, and physician supply. Admission rates for five conditions were examined: asthma, diabetes short-term complications, gastroenteritis, urinary tract infection, and perforated appendix.
Author(s): Michelle Casey, Alana Knudson, Michele Burlew, Gestur Davidson Date: 06/2007 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center view details
Elements of Successful Rural Diabetes Management Programs
Discusses innovations implemented by rural chronic disease management programs, with a focus on diabetes management as a proxy for all chronic diseases. Explored how local innovations overcame challenges of the rural setting in order to provide effective and efficient disease management.
Author(s): Roslyn Fraser, Anne M. Skinner, Keith J. Mueller Date: 2006 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis view details
Diabetes & Hypertension among Rural Hispanics: Disparities in Diagnostics and Disease Management
Reports findings from a project that examined the association of Hispanic ethnicity and rural residence on diagnosis of diabetes and hypertension, poor medical control among those known to have these conditions, and likelihood of having undiagnosed diabetes or hypertension.
Author(s): Arch G. Mainous III, Richelle Koopman, Mark E. Geesey Date: 08/2004 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details