Jeralynn S Cossman
Affiliation: Mississippi State University
- Policy, autonomy, and physician satisfactionJeralynn S Cossman
Department of Sociology, Mississippi State University, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:898-912. 2010..However, the data indicate that the effects of malpractice experiences may be quite short-lived...
- Mississippi burnout part II: satisfaction, autonomy and work/family balanceJeralynn S Cossman
Mississippi State University, Starkville, USA
J Miss State Med Assoc 50:338-45. 2009..The associations in our findings are suggestive; however, to minimize deleterious effects of burnout on the Mississippi physician workforce, future research should examine the causal factors underlying stress and burnout...
- Mississippi burnout. Part I: Personal characteristics and practice contextJeralynn S Cossman
Mississippi State University, Starkville, USA
J Miss State Med Assoc 50:306-10. 2009..We discuss the implications of our findings for devising strategies to reduce burnout and retain qualified health care providers for Mississippi residents...
- Underlying causes of the emerging nonmetropolitan mortality penaltyJeralynn S Cossman
Mississippi State, 39762, USA
Am J Public Health 100:1417-9. 2010..Future work should explore why the top causes of death are higher in nonmetropolitan areas than they are in metropolitan areas...
- Preliminary evidence for an emerging nonmetropolitan mortality penalty in the United StatesArthur G Cosby
Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, P O Box 5287, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
Am J Public Health 98:1470-2. 2008..7 excess deaths, or approximately 35,000 excess deaths. We recommend that research be undertaken to evaluate and utilize our preliminary findings of an emerging US nonmetropolitan mortality penalty...
- Correlating pharmaceutical data with a national health survey as a proxy for estimating rural population healthRonald E Cossman
Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, USA
Popul Health Metr 8:25. 2010..This makes it difficult to assess trends in prevalence and impossible to measure sub-state differences. Such county-level differences could inform and direct the delivery of health services to those with the greatest need...
- Perspectives on Mississippi's 21st century Physician Workforce Supply: findings from the 2007 MSMD surveyDebra Street
Department of Sociology, UB Regional Institute, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA
J Miss State Med Assoc 49:99-103. 2008..This analysis updates perspectives on the physician workforce supply in the aftermath of malpractice legislative reform and Hurricane Katrina...
- Evaluating heart disease presciptions-filled as a proxy for heart disease prevalence ratesRonald E Cossman
Mississippi State University, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 30:503-28. 2008..This information can be used to provide a better understanding of sub-state variations in disease patterns and subsequently target the delivery of health resources to small areas in need...
- Does one medical school's admission policy help a rural state "grow their own" physicians?Philip B Mason
Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Pkwy, Aiken, South Carolina 29801, USA
J Miss State Med Assoc 53:284-6, 288-92. 2012..Recruiting out-of-state physicians is difficult in Mississippi, and stakeholders frequently talk of "growing our own" physicians, especially challenging with a single public medical school...
- Does familiarity breed respect? Physician attitudes toward nurse practitioners in a medically underserved stateDebra Street
Department of Sociology, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 22:431-9. 2010..We analyze how physician characteristics and close working relationships (presence of NPs in practice) influence physicians' attitudes toward NPs...
- Access to primary care physicians differs by health insurance coverage in MississippiRonald E Cossman
From the Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State
South Med J 107:87-90. 2014..The objective of the study was to measure how access to primary health care in Mississippi varies by type of health insurance...
- Medicaid reimbursement and access to physicians: does lower reimbursement mean less access to care?Jeralynn S Cossman
Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University, USA
J Miss State Med Assoc 47:323-36. 2006..Any negative impacts from the reimbursement rate decrease on access to care for Medicaid beneficiaries appear to have been temporary. Long-term effects can be assessed with more recent claims data...