Li Wu Chen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effectiveness and challenges of regional public health partnerships in Nebraska
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:148-55. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Resource allocation and funding challenges for regional local health departments in Nebraska
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:141-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between county variation in macro contextual factors and the performance of public health practice in regional public health systems in Nebraska
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:132-40. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The magnitude, variation, and determinants of rural hospital resource utilization associated with hospitalizations due to ambulatory care sensitive conditions
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:216-22. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Inpatient hospital service utilization of the uninsured in Nebraska: policy implications for addressing uncompensated care
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 984350 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4350, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:444-57. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in beneficiary assessments of health care between TRICARE prime and TRICARE prime remote
    Jane L Meza
    Department of Preventive and Societal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4350, USA
    Mil Med 171:950-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The economies of scale for nursing home care
    Li Wu Chen
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:38-63. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of workforce capacity for Local Health Departments in Nebraska: a perspective from public health programmatic areas
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:595-601. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of rural health clinics in hospitalization due to ambulatory care sensitive conditions: a study in Nebraska
    Wanqing Zhang
    Department of Preventive and Societal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb 68198, USA
    J Rural Health 22:220-3. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Uninsured hospitalizations: rural and urban differences
    Wanqing Zhang
    Division of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4350, USA
    J Rural Health 24:194-202. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Effectiveness and challenges of regional public health partnerships in Nebraska
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:148-55. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness and challenges of regional public health partnerships by exploring the experiences of 2 multicounty LHDs in Nebraska...
  2. doi request reprint Resource allocation and funding challenges for regional local health departments in Nebraska
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:141-7. 2012
    ..Interview data were coded and analyzed using NVivo qualitative analysis software (QSR International [Americas] Inc., Cambridge, MA)...
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between county variation in macro contextual factors and the performance of public health practice in regional public health systems in Nebraska
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:132-40. 2012
    ..Statistical comparisons of public health performance measures were then made between these 2 groups for each domain...
  4. doi request reprint The magnitude, variation, and determinants of rural hospital resource utilization associated with hospitalizations due to ambulatory care sensitive conditions
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 15:216-22. 2009
    ..Health intervention programs and health policies should be designed to increase access to and utilization of appropriate preventive and primary healthcare in rural areas, especially in small and remote communities...
  5. doi request reprint Inpatient hospital service utilization of the uninsured in Nebraska: policy implications for addressing uncompensated care
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 984350 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4350, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:444-57. 2009
    ..The study may have a wide application to other states examining the same policy issues. The model used in this study can be easily created for other states, as the required data are readily available...
  6. ncbi request reprint Differences in beneficiary assessments of health care between TRICARE prime and TRICARE prime remote
    Jane L Meza
    Department of Preventive and Societal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4350, USA
    Mil Med 171:950-4. 2006
    ..We examined differences in health care ratings and reported health care experiences for active duty uniform services personnel using health care plans other than military treatment facilities...
  7. ncbi request reprint The economies of scale for nursing home care
    Li Wu Chen
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 61:38-63. 2004
    ..This indicates that the rationale behind recent increasing horizontal integration among nursing homes may not be seeking greater cost efficiency but some other consideration...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessment of workforce capacity for Local Health Departments in Nebraska: a perspective from public health programmatic areas
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 18:595-601. 2012
    ..Spearman correlation analysis was conducted to examine the relationships between LHD capacity, manpower shortage, and staff training and competency...
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of rural health clinics in hospitalization due to ambulatory care sensitive conditions: a study in Nebraska
    Wanqing Zhang
    Department of Preventive and Societal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb 68198, USA
    J Rural Health 22:220-3. 2006
    ..Rural health clinics (RHCs) provide basic primary care services for rural residents in health professional shortage areas (HPSAs). The relationship between RHCs and ACSCs is unclear...
  10. doi request reprint Uninsured hospitalizations: rural and urban differences
    Wanqing Zhang
    Division of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 4350, USA
    J Rural Health 24:194-202. 2008
    ..Few studies have examined hospitalization patterns among the uninsured, especially from the perspective of rural and urban differences...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the social and economic impact of community-based prenatal care
    Mary E Cramer
    College of Nursing and College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Public Health Nurs 24:329-36. 2007
    ..This article describes the evaluation and findings of a community-based prenatal care program, Omaha Healthy Start (OHS), designed to reduce local racial disparities in birth outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint Do rural hospitals lag behind urban hospitals in addressing community health needs? An analysis of recent trends in US community hospitals
    Wanqing Zhang
    Department of Health Services Research and Administration, College of Public Health, 984350 University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 4350, USA
    Aust J Rural Health 17:183-8. 2009
    ..This study examined whether rural and urban hospitals differ in their level of responsiveness to community health needs...
  13. pmc Does prospective payment really contain nursing home costs?
    Li Wu Chen
    Department of Preventive and Societal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha 68198, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:251-71. 2002
    ..To examine whether nursing homes would behave more efficiently, without compromising their quality of care, under prospective payment...