Rural communities have significantly fewer certified registered nurse anesthetists and fewer anesthesiologists than nonrural communities.
Apr 11, 2019
Identification of Alternative Physician Assistant Recertification Models: An Analysis of the Landscape and Evidence Surrounding Approaches to Recertification in the Health Professions
Health professional recertification is meant to demonstrate and foster knowledge and competence. This report assesses recertification requirements for physician assistants, physicians, and advanced practice nurses in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Oct 3, 2018
Hospital incentives for investing in patient safety vary by payer and payment configuration. Higher payments provide resources to improve patient safety, but current payment structures may also reduce the willingness of hospitals to invest in patient safety.
Apr 20, 2018
The Minimum Data Set can help to identify trends in nursing home infections but nursing homes vary in how they define and track infections.
Jul 13, 2017
To examine factors associated with isolation precaution use in nursing home (NH) residents with multidrug-resistant organism (MDRO) infection.
Mar 28, 2017
The Great American Recession and Forgone Healthcare: Do Widened Disparities Between African-Americans and Whites Remain?
Since the end of the Great Recession, disparities in the likelihood of forgone care have increased from pre-recession levels between African-Americans and whites; this may be a result of issues related to access, cost, and quality.
Nursing Homes in States with Infection Control Training or Infection Reporting Have Reduced Infection Control Deficiency Citations
The objective of this study is to determine associations between specific state DOH activities and NH IC citation rates.