Personal and professional challenges in the management of deliberate self-poisoning patients in rural Sri Lanka: a qualitative study of rural hospital doctors' experiences and perceptions
- Rural hospitals get new life, sustain towns. Cobb, Kathy // Fedgazette;Jan1997, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p9
Reports that the rural hospitals across Montana are getting the identity as primary care facilities. Creation by the legislature of the medical assistance facilities (MAFs) in 1987; Operation of ten MAFs throughout the state; Features of the facilities; Managers; Importance to the viability of...
- Institutional alternatives to the rural hospital. Christianson, Jon B.; Moscovice, Ira S. // Health Care Financing Review;Spring90, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p87
Discusses organizational and policy issues in the design and implementation of institutional alternatives to rural hospitals. Licensure and certification; Scope of services; Personnel issues; Quality; Payment alternatives.
- Weak Pulse For Rural Health. Grillo, Jerry // Georgia Trend;Nov2000, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p22
Focuses on the status of rural health care in Georgia. Rewards and challenges of serving a rural population; Impact of the federal Balanced Budget Act of 1997 on rural health care costs; Availability of funding to rural hospitals that meet federal 'critical access' requirements; Background on...
- Who Leaves the Service Area? Profiling the Hospital Outshopper. McDaniel, Carl; Gates, Roger; Lamb, Jr., Charles W. // Journal of Health Care Marketing;Sep92, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p2
Rural hospitals are facing a crisis of major proportions. Declining patient loads, revenues, and profits are the norm. The authors find that in rural communities, the likelihood of going to the local hospital increases with age and may decrease with income.
- Variations in rural hospital costs: Effects of market concentration and location. Vogel, W. Bruce; Miller, Michael K. // Health Care Financing Review;Fall95, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p69
Explores the issue of the impact of market concentration and location on rural hospital costs. Relationship between hospital average costs and market concentration; Strategies to measure degree of rurality of a geographic location; Descriptive statistics for non-metropolitan hospitals.
- The Most Wired Small and Rural. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2004, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p46
Lists the most wired rural hospitals in the U.S. in 2004. Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City, North Carolina; Alice Hyde Medical Center, in Malone, New York; Beaufort Memorial Hospital in South Carolina.
- Communities benefit. Size, Tim // Modern Healthcare;11/24/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 47, p24
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Unlocking the Community Chest," regarding rural hospitals, published in the October 20, 2008 issue of "Modern Healthcare."
- Rural hospital expands. LEACH, DARIN // Wallaces Farmer;Nov2013, Vol. 138 Issue 11, p122
The article reports on the opening of a patient-care wing at Mahaska Health Partnership's rural hospital in Oskaloosa, Iowa and mentions topics including a loan provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development to the facility and aim to provide quality care to rural towns.
- Family Physicians Are an Important Source of Newborn Care: The Case of the State of Maine. // American Family Physician;8/15/2003, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p593
Analyzes the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project data for Maine in 2000, identifying the provision of all newborn services by physician specialty. Services provided by family physicians (FP) to newborns in Maine; Contribution of FP to the newborn services in rural hospitals.