Kevin J Bennett

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Estimating uncompensated care charges at rural hospital emergency departments
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Rural Health 23:258-63. 2007
  2. ncbi Missing the handoff: post-hospitalization follow-up care among rural Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Columbia, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, USA
    Rural Remote Health 12:2097. 2012
  3. doi Postpartum screening for diabetes among Medicaid-eligible South Carolina women with gestational diabetes
    Nathan L Hale
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e163-9. 2012
  4. doi Receipt of cancer screening services: surprising results for some rural minorities
    Kevin J Bennett
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Rural Health 28:63-72. 2012
  5. doi Urban-rural differences in overweight status and physical inactivity among US children aged 10-17 years
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 24:407-15. 2008
  6. doi Acculturation, physical activity, and obesity among Hispanic adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina USC, Columbia, SC, USA
    Ethn Health 14:509-25. 2009
  7. doi Rural-urban differences in the location of influenza vaccine administration
    Kevin J Bennett
    University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Vaccine 29:5970-7. 2011
  8. ncbi Personal and contextual factors that contribute to a higher out-of-pocket to total income ratio
    Kevin J Bennett
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    Rural Remote Health 10:1547. 2010
  9. doi Variation in Excessive Fetal Growth across Levels of Prenatal Care among Women with Gestational Diabetes
    Nathan L Hale
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 2:225-8. 2011
  10. doi Lower rehospitalization rates among rural Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    J Rural Health 28:227-34. 2012

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Publications23

  1. ncbi Estimating uncompensated care charges at rural hospital emergency departments
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Rural Health 23:258-63. 2007
    ..Due to federal law, emergency departments (ED) provide a gateway for uninsured and self-pay patients to gain access to treatment. It is unknown how much uncompensated care in rural hospitals is due to ED visits...
  2. ncbi Missing the handoff: post-hospitalization follow-up care among rural Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Columbia, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, USA
    Rural Remote Health 12:2097. 2012
    ..This care is more difficult in US rural areas due to lower physician and resource availability. The purpose of this analysis was to examine US urban-rural differences in 30 day post-discharge physician follow-up care...
  3. doi Postpartum screening for diabetes among Medicaid-eligible South Carolina women with gestational diabetes
    Nathan L Hale
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e163-9. 2012
    ..To examine the rate of timely postpartum screening for diabetes among Medicaid-eligible women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  4. doi Receipt of cancer screening services: surprising results for some rural minorities
    Kevin J Bennett
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Rural Health 28:63-72. 2012
    ..It is unknown how race/ethnicity and rurality intersect in these disparities. The purpose of this analysis is to examine the cancer screening rates among minorities in rural areas...
  5. doi Urban-rural differences in overweight status and physical inactivity among US children aged 10-17 years
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 24:407-15. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined the prevalence of overweight status and physical inactivity among children and adolescents living in rural America...
  6. doi Acculturation, physical activity, and obesity among Hispanic adolescents
    Jihong Liu
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina USC, Columbia, SC, USA
    Ethn Health 14:509-25. 2009
    ..Little is known about how acculturation may influence participation in leisure-time physical activity and obesity among adolescents. The objective of this study was to examine these associations among Hispanic adolescents...
  7. doi Rural-urban differences in the location of influenza vaccine administration
    Kevin J Bennett
    University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Vaccine 29:5970-7. 2011
    ..This study seeks to determine if rural residents differ from urban residents in where they obtain an influenza vaccination, and to determine what factors contribute to these differences...
  8. ncbi Personal and contextual factors that contribute to a higher out-of-pocket to total income ratio
    Kevin J Bennett
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    Rural Remote Health 10:1547. 2010
    ..This analysis sought to define the out-of-pocket healthcare spending to total income ratio for rural residents, as well as to explore the impact of county-level factors that may contribute to urban-rural differences...
  9. doi Variation in Excessive Fetal Growth across Levels of Prenatal Care among Women with Gestational Diabetes
    Nathan L Hale
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 2:225-8. 2011
    ..Examine the association between prenatal care and excessive fetal growth outcomes among mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  10. doi Lower rehospitalization rates among rural Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    J Rural Health 28:227-34. 2012
    ..We estimated the 30-day readmission rate of Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes, across levels of rurality...
  11. doi Obesity among working age adults: the role of county-level persistent poverty in rural disparities
    Kevin J Bennett
    University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    Health Place 17:1174-81. 2011
    ..Both individual characteristics (race, age) and county-level food availability and access factors were found to be significantly related to obesity. Improved access to quality food may be beneficial to residents of impoverished areas...
  12. doi Families at financial risk due to high ratio of out-of-pocket health care expenditures to total income
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:691-703. 2010
    ..Several groups, including racial/ethnic minority groups, the uninsured, rural residents, and those in poorer health are at risk for this increased burden...
  13. doi Receipt of influenza and pneumonia vaccinations: the dual disparity of rural minorities
    Kevin J Bennett
    Arnold School of Public Health, South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1896-902. 2010
    ..To examine the receipt of age-appropriate influenza and pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccinations (PPV), with particular attention to rural minority persons...
  14. doi Relative financial burden of health care expenditures
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    Soc Work Public Health 25:6-16. 2010
    ..Rural residents had a higher relative burden than urban residents, as did women and Whites. Important policy implications are discussed...
  15. ncbi Delivery complications associated with prenatal care access for Medicaid-insured mothers in rural and urban hospitals
    Sarah B Laditka
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Rural Health 21:158-66. 2005
    ..Pregnancy complications affect many women. It is likely that some complications can be avoided through routine primary and prenatal care of reasonable quality...
  16. doi Cancer screening delivery in persistent poverty rural counties
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 2:240-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to explore cancer screening rates across persistent poverty rural counties, with emphasis on nonwhite populations...
  17. doi "PDSA-ADHD": a newly reported syndrome
    Elizabeth G Baxley
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 24:752-7. 2011
    ..This case represents a clinical warning sign of quality improvement impairment and suggests a new variant of organizational attention deficit disorder...
  18. ncbi The impact of resident physician coverage on emergency department visits in South Carolina
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Health Administration, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    South Med J 96:1195-202. 2003
    ..This study examines emergency department (ED) visits to assess the potential impact on rural and minority patients if the practice of resident moonlighting was limited...
  19. doi Diabetes care and outcomes: disparities across rural America
    Nathan L Hale
    Department of Health Services Policy and Management, Arnold School of Public Health, South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, 220 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 204, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Community Health 35:365-74. 2010
    ..Availability of specialty services and travel considerations could explain some of these differences...
  20. ncbi The effect of a carve-out advanced access scheduling system on no-show rates
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina, SC 29203, USA
    Fam Med 41:51-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this analysis is to assess the effect of moving to a carve-out model of an advanced access scheduling system on no-show rates in an academic practice...
  21. ncbi Electronic medical record customization and the impact upon chart completion rates
    Kevin J Bennett
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina, SC, USA
    Fam Med 42:338-42. 2010
    ..The study's objective was to determine if alterations to the utility of an existing electronic medical record (EMR) application resulted in an improvement in clinical operations...
  22. doi Nonemergency medicine-trained physician coverage in rural emergency departments
    Lars E Peterson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Rural Health 24:183-8. 2008
    ..The emergency department workforce is composed of a variety of physician specialties and clinicians...
  23. ncbi Early alcohol use, rural residence, and adult employment
    Michael Mink
    Department of Health Sciences, College of Health Professions, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:266-74. 2008
    ..Our study examined whether the relationship between alcohol use in youth and early adulthood and subsequent employment outcomes differed for rural and urban youth...

Research Grants2

  1. Chronic Care Quality Improvement Learning Laboratory (cQuILL)
    Kevin Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This combination of mentoring and coursework is intended to equip the applicant with the tools necessary to create a meaningful, effective, and sustainable research program. ..