medically underserved area
Summary: A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.
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- Staffing remote rural areas in middle- and low-income countries: a literature review of attraction and retentionUta Lehmann
School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
BMC Health Serv Res 8:19. 2008..It is the aim of this review article to explore the links between attraction and retention factors and strategies, with a particular focus on the organisational diversity and location of decision-making...
- Nature of association between rural background and practice location: a comparison of general practitioners and specialistsMatthew R McGrail
Monash University, Gippsland Medical School, Northways Road, Churchill, Victoria 3825, Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 11:63. 2011..This paper aims to investigate in detail the nature of the association between rural background and practice location of Australian general practitioners (GPs) and specialists..
- Medical school programs to increase the rural physician supply: a systematic review and projected impact of widespread replicationHoward K Rabinowitz
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Suite 401, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Acad Med 83:235-43. 2008..To systematically review the outcomes of comprehensive medical school programs designed to increase the rural physician supply, and to develop a model to estimate the impact of their widespread replication...
- The geographic distribution of physicians revisitedMeredith B Rosenthal
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Health Serv Res 40:1931-52. 2005..While there is debate over whether the U.S. is training too many physicians, many seem to agree that physicians are geographically maldistributed, with too few in rural areas...
- Financial incentives for return of service in underserved areas: a systematic reviewTill Barnighausen
Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
BMC Health Serv Res 9:86. 2009..Financial incentives for return of service are intended to alleviate health worker shortages: A (future) health worker enters into a contract to work for a number of years in an underserved area in exchange for a financial pay-off...
- Using navigators to improve care of underserved patients: current practices and approachesDaniel Dohan
Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Cancer 104:848-55. 2005..In this report, the authors have 1) defined patient navigation, distinguishing it from other cancer support services; 2) described how programs are organized; and 3) discussed the need for research on program effectiveness...
- Assessing sources of support for diabetes self-care in urban and rural underserved communitiesBenjamin A Shaw
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3456, USA
J Community Health 31:393-412. 2006..These results have implications for the design of interventions aimed at bolstering support for diabetes self-care, and point to the need for an enhanced focus on strengthening the social environmental resources of adults with diabetes...
- Where is the evidence that rural exposure increases uptake of rural medical practice?Geetha Ranmuthugala
Monash University, School of Rural Health, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:285-8. 2007....
- Who is caring for the underserved? A comparison of primary care physicians and nonphysician clinicians in California and WashingtonKevin Grumbach
Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
Ann Fam Med 1:97-104. 2003..The objective of this study was to compare the geographic distribution and patient populations of physician and nonphysician primary care clinicians...
- Student-run health clinic: novel arena to educate medical students on systems-based practiceYasmin S Meah
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Mt Sinai J Med 76:344-56. 2009....
- The role of medical education in the recruitment and retention of rural physiciansVernon Curran
Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
Med Teach 26:265-72. 2004..The purpose of this paper is to elaborate on some of the key strategies that have been identified in the literature...
- The challenges of working in underserved areas: a qualitative exploratory study of views of policy makers and professionalsRaeda F AbuAlRub
College of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
Int J Nurs Stud 50:73-82. 2013..There is a scarcity of research in Jordan about factors that affect nurse staffing and retention in underserved areas...
- Using a community partnered participatory research approach to implement a randomized controlled trial: planning community partners in careBowen Chung
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90509, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:780-95. 2010....
- Variations in geographical distribution of foreign and domestically trained physicians in the United States: 'safety nets' or 'surplus exacerbation'?S S Mick
Department of Health Administration, School of Allied Health Professions, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298, USA
Soc Sci Med 50:185-202. 2000....
- The relationship between entering medical students' backgrounds and career plans and their rural practice outcomes three decades laterHoward K Rabinowitz
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
Acad Med 87:493-7. 2012..This study analyzed the relationship between the backgrounds and future career plans of entering medical students and their rural practice outcomes...
- Using the theory of reasoned action to model retention in rural primary care physiciansThomas Hugh Feeley
Dept of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 462 Grider St, CC Building, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
J Rural Health 19:245-51. 2003..Much research attention has focused on medical students', residents', and physicians' decisions to join a rural practice, but far fewer studies have examined retention of rural primary care physicians...
- The effects of a regional telepathology project: a study protocolMarie Claude Trudel
HEC Montreal, 3000, Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Canada, H3T 2A7
BMC Health Serv Res 12:64. 2012..The telepathology project involves 17 hospitals located in five regions of eastern Quebec, Canada. This paper describes the study protocol that will be used to evaluate the benefits associated with the project...
- Addressing health care needs of the Latino community: one medical school's approachAlberto Manetta
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Epidemiology, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA 92697 4089, USA
Acad Med 82:1145-51. 2007..As medical schools prepare to increase their output, programs like PRIME-LC that address society's special needs deserve serious consideration...
- The WAMI Program: 25 years laterM Roy Schwarz
China Medical Board of New York, NY 10017, USA
Med Teach 26:211-4. 2004..7% returned home to practice. This paper reports on some lessons learned and speculates whether the WAMI program can keep pace with the rapid changes in medical education...
- [Incentives to attract and retain the health workforce in rural areas of Peru: a qualitative study]Luis Huicho
Facultad de Medicina Alberto Hurtado, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Cad Saude Publica 28:729-39. 2012..However, there are also singularities to be considered when designing specific strategies. Public initiatives thus need to be monitored and evaluated closely in order to ensure the intended impact...
- Comparison of three interventions to increase mammography screening in low income African American womenVictoria L Champion
Center for Research and Scholarship, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Cancer Detect Prev 30:535-44. 2006..The purpose of this study was to identify more efficacious methods of promoting routine mammography screening in underserved populations...
- Provision of pharmacy services to underserved populations via remote dispensing and two-way videoconferencingG Dennis Clifton
College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacotherapy, Washington State University, Heart Institute of Spokane, 122 West 7th Avenue, Spokane, WA 99204, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:2577-82. 2003..Telepharmacy at CHAS has been well received by most of the patients and improved their access to medications and pharmacy services...
- Telehealth to support practice in remote regions: a survey among medical residentsMarie Pierre Gagnon
Health Telematics Unit, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Telemed J E Health 11:442-50. 2005..Telehealth constitutes a precious tool to support the delivery of health services in remote regions and to facilitate the work of physicians. Nonetheless, telehealth alone would not solve medical resource shortages in remote regions...
- Students in the community: an interprofessional student-run free clinicDavid Moskowitz
University of Washington corrected Seattle, WA 98195, USA
J Interprof Care 20:254-9. 2006....
- Using a GIS-based floating catchment method to assess areas with shortage of physiciansWei Luo
Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
Health Place 10:1-11. 2004....
- Assessing spatial and nonspatial factors for healthcare access: towards an integrated approach to defining health professional shortage areasFahui Wang
Department of Geography, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115 2854, USA
Health Place 11:131-46. 2005..The research is intended to develop an integrated approach for defining Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) that may help the US Department of Health and Human Services and state health departments improve HPSA designation...
- Goal setting using telemedicine in rural underserved older adults with diabetes: experiences from the informatics for diabetes education and telemedicine projectSusan P West
Department of Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 13210, USA
Telemed J E Health 16:405-16. 2010..To describe the use of telemedicine for setting goals for behavior change and examine the success in achieving these goals in rural underserved older adults with diabetes...
- Implementation and use of an electronic health record within the Indian Health ServiceThomas D Sequist
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:191-7. 2007..There are limited data regarding implementing electronic health records (EHR) in underserved settings. We evaluated the implementation of an EHR within the Indian Health Service (IHS), a federally funded health system for Native Americans...
- Higher physician density is associated with lower incidence of late-stage colorectal cancerAshwin N Ananthakrishnan
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
J Gen Intern Med 25:1164-71. 2010..Routine screening decreases incidence and mortality; however rates of screening remain low. Physician recommendation is a key determinant of screening rates; thus, physician availability may also influence CRC incidence and mortality...
- The roles of nature and nurture in the recruitment and retention of primary care physicians in rural areas: a review of the literatureRobert G Brooks
Health Affairs, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4300, USA
Acad Med 77:790-8. 2002..A systematic review of factors associated with recruitment and retention of primary care physicians in rural areas...
- Increasing access to health workers in underserved areas: a conceptual framework for measuring resultsLuis Huicho
Department of Paediatrics, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Bull World Health Organ 88:357-63. 2010..The framework is not intended to be prescriptive and can be applied flexibly to each country context. It promotes the use of a common understanding on how attraction and retention interventions work, using a systems perspective...
- Future potential country doctor: the perspectives of German GPsIris Natanzon
University Hospital of Heidelberg, Department of General Practice and Health Services Research, Heidelberg, Germany
Rural Remote Health 10:1347. 2010..The aim of this study was to explore the 'pros and cons' of GPs' work in rural areas and to identify from GPs' perspective possible measures for counteracting future GP shortages...
- Factors in recruiting and retaining health professionals for rural practiceZina M Daniels
Physical Therapy Program, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
J Rural Health 23:62-71. 2007..Rural communities, often with complex health care issues, have difficulty creating and sustaining an adequate health professional workforce...
- Efficiency of clinical training at the Northern Territory Clinical School: placement length and rate of return for internshipAnna McDonnel Smedts
Northern Territory Clinical School, Flinders University, Darwin, NT, Australia
Med J Aust 189:166-8. 2008..To investigate the effect of duration of clinical training placements in the Northern Territory on rate of return of medical students for an internship in the NT...
- The role of public clinics in preventable hospitalizations among vulnerable populationsA J Epstein
Health Care Systems Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Health Serv Res 36:405-20. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: The availability of public ambulatory clinics is associated with better access to primary care among low-income and elderly populations...
- A multilevel study of the determinants of area-level inequalities in colorectal cancer survivalPeter D Baade
Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, PO Box 201, Spring Hill QLD 4004, Australia
BMC Cancer 10:24. 2010..At present we know very little about the reasons for these inequalities, hence our capacity to intervene to reduce the inequalities is limited...
- Work of female rural doctorsJo Wainer
Monash University School of Rural Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 12:49-53. 2004..To identify the impact of family life on the ways women practice rural medicine and the changes needed to attract women to rural practice...
- Obstetric fistula admissions at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, GhanaK A Danso
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana kadanso1443 yahoo com
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S69-70. 2007
- Does exposure to medically underserved areas during training influence eventual choice of practice location?Laura A Tavernier
Department of Family Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
Med Educ 37:299-304. 2003..The purpose of this study is to identify whether early exposure(s) to medically underserved settings prior to medical school is associated with eventual choice of practice location...
- Physician scarcity is a predictor of further scarcity in US, and a predictor of concentration in JapanMasatoshi Matsumoto
Division of Community and Family Medicine, Centre for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
Health Policy 95:129-36. 2010..To assess the effects of geographic diffusion of physicians from medically oversupplied toward undersupplied areas driven by economic competition among physicians and political interventions in Japan and US...
- [Approaches to reduce shortage of general practitioners in rural areas--results of an online survey of trainee doctors]J Steinhäuser
Abteilung Allgemeinmedizin und Versorgungsforschung, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 136:1715-9. 2011..The aim of this study was, to survey the willingness of trainee doctors to work in or open a general practice, as well as their expectations and plans concerning future work as a GP in a rural area...
- The effect of information technology on the physician workforce and health care in isolated communities: the Canadian pictureM Watanabe
Health Telematics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada
J Telemed Telecare 5:S11-9. 1999..The responses confirmed observations in the literature that telemedicine has positive outcomes for the workforce...
- Impact of Title VII training programs on community health center staffing and national health service corps participationDiane R Rittenhouse
Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
Ann Fam Med 6:397-405. 2008....
- Searching for docs on foreign shoresMiriam Shuchman
CMAJ 178:379-80. 2008
- Effectiveness of financial incentives in exchange for rural and underserviced area return-of-service commitments: systematic review of the literatureIan P Sempowski
Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario
Can J Rural Med 9:82-8. 2004..To evaluate the effectiveness of programs that provide financial incentives to physicians in exchange for a rural or underserviced area return-of-service (ROS) commitment...
- Acceptability of traditional healers as directly observed treatment providers in tuberculosis control in a tribal area of Andhra Pradesh, IndiaA Banerjee
Andhra Pradesh State TB Control Programme, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:1260-5. 2004..Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, India, where 9% of the population is tribal...
- Strategies to increase the enrollment of students of rural origin in medical school: recommendations from the Society of Rural Physicians of CanadaJames Rourke
Health Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s NL A1B 3V6
CMAJ 172:62-5. 2005
- Dental safety net: current capacity and potential for expansionHoward Bailit
Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 137:807-15. 2006..S. population, describe the capacity of the safety net system to treat the underserved, explore policy options for expanding the system and discuss the policy implications of these findings...
- Use of clinical placements as a means of recruiting health care professionals to underserviced areas in Southeastern Ontario: part 2 - community perspectivesKelly van Diepen
School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Aust J Rural Health 15:29-34. 2007..Discussion surrounding current gaps in recruitment strategies and potential funding sources are explored...
- Evaluation of a medical school for rural doctorsKazuo Inoue
Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
J Rural Health 23:183-7. 2007..Jichi Medical School (JMS) is the first and only medical school in Japan that was founded exclusively to graduate/prepare rural doctors...
- [Adapting medical education to meet the physician recruitment needs of rural and remote regions in Canada, the US and Australia]Geoffrey Tesson
Centre de recherche en santé dans les milieux ruraux et du nord, Université Laurentienne, Canada
Cah Sociol Demogr Med 45:229-53. 2005..The study highlights the important role played by special government funding targeted at rural medical education initiatives and discusses the challenges that such initiatives face...
- Impact of the University of California, Los Angeles/Charles R. Drew University Medical Education Program on medical students' intentions to practice in underserved areasMichelle Ko
Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1741 Colby Avenue, 301, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
Acad Med 80:803-8. 2005..To estimate the impact of a U.S. inner-city medical education program on medical school graduates' intentions to practice in underserved communities...
- Securing and retaining a mental health workforce in Far Western New South WalesDavid Perkins
Centre for Equity and Primary Health Research in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven, Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:94-8. 2007..To identify strategies local managers can use to optimise recruitment and retention of mental health staff in rural locations...
- Changes in age-adjusted mortality rates and disparities for rural physician shortage areas staffed by the National Health Service Corps: 1984-1998Donald E Pathman
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Rural Health 21:214-20. 2005....
- Long-term retention of graduates from a program to increase the supply of rural family physiciansHoward K Rabinowitz
Department of Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Suite 401, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Acad Med 80:728-32. 2005..To determine the long-term retention of rural family physicians graduating from the Physician Shortage Area Program (PSAP) of Jefferson Medical College...
- Underserved clinics collaborate on I.TZack Martin
Health Data Manag 14:66, 68. 2006
- Demographics and distribution of dentists in Mississippi: a dental work force studyDenise Krause
University of Mississippi School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics and Preventive Sciences, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 136:668-77. 2005....
- An FQHC Research Network in Oral Health: enhancing the workforce and reducing disparitiesChristine A Riedy
Northwest Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
Public Health Rep 122:592-601. 2007..It argues that strengthening FQHCs through involvement of their dental staff in clinical research may enhance their jobs, draw staff closer to the community, and strengthen their ability to reduce health disparities...
- Appalachia: where place matters in healthBruce Behringer
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A113. 2006
- A program to increase the number of family physicians in rural and underserved areas: impact after 22 yearsH K Rabinowitz
Center for Medical Education Research and Policy, and Department of Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
JAMA 281:255-60. 1999..The shortage of physicians in rural areas is a longstanding and serious problem, and national and state policymakers and educators continue to face the challenge of finding effective ways to increase the supply of rural physicians...
- Southern Rural Access Program: an overviewMichael Beachler
Penn State College of Medicine, Suite 5301, 600 Centerview Dr, Hershey, PA 17033 0855, USA
J Rural Health 19:301-7. 2003..The article will also highlight some of the refinements that the foundation has made during the 2002-2006 second phase of the program...
- The rural physician workforce in Florida: a survey of US- and foreign-born primary care physiciansRobert G Brooks
Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL, 32306 4300, USA
J Rural Health 19:484-91. 2003..To meet the challenge of primary care needs in rural areas, continuing assessment of the demographics, training, and future work plans of practicing primary care physicians is needed...
- The National Health Service Corps and Medicaid inpatient care: experience in a southern stateJanice C Probst
Arnold School of Public Health and the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
South Med J 96:775-83. 2003..This study examined whether NHSC alumni physicians were likely to treat a high proportion of Medicaid patients in their practices...
- Physician satisfaction and practice intentions in Northwestern OntarioMary Lou Kelley
School of Social Work and Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Ont
Can J Rural Med 13:129-35. 2008..many physicians in Northwestern Ontario intend to leave their practice in 5 years?" and "What is the association between professional, personal/family and community factors in physician satisfaction and intention to stay in practice?"..
- A contract-based training system for rural physicians: follow-up of Jichi Medical University graduates (1978-2006)Masatoshi Matsumoto
Division of Community and Family Medicine, Centre for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
J Rural Health 24:360-8. 2008..The number of studies on long-term effects of rural medical education programs is limited. Personal factors that are associated with long-term retention of physicians in rural areas are scarcely known...
- Experiences of regional and rural people with cancer being treated with radiotherapy in a metropolitan centreKristine Martin-McDonald
Centre of Rural and Remote Area Health, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 9:176-82. 2003..This study supports the need for a radiotherapy centre in the location of Toowoomba as a way of providing some equity and access to such treatment for the rural people of Queensland...
- Increasing access to medical education for students from medically underserved communities: one program's successWilliam A Thomson
Center for Collaborative and Interactive Technologies CCIT, Baylor College of Medicine BCM, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Acad Med 78:454-9. 2003..The PHC targets South Texas, a 13-county, medically underserved area with a population that is 82% Hispanic...
- Caring for the underserved: current practice of alumni of the National Health Service CorpsDeborah S Porterfield
J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:256-71. 2003..Associations between clinician and service experience characteristics and retention in practice with the underserved can inform policy and research to improve retention...
- Outcomes of states' scholarship, loan repayment, and related programs for physiciansDonald E Pathman
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Med Care 42:560-8. 2004....
- Retention of J-1 visa waiver program physicians in Washington State's health professional shortage areasTalia R Kahn
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Acad Med 85:614-21. 2010..Participating physicians have completed their residency training in, and want to continue residing in, the United States...
- Solving inequities in provider distribution: loan repaymentB Sibbald
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Health Soc Care Community 10:162-7. 2002..Such a scheme needs to be piloted to see whether it does offer value for money in recruiting health professionals to under-served areas...
- Provision of care to the underserved populations by National Health Service Corps alumni dentistsMahyar Mofidi
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, 725 Airport Road, CB 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
J Public Health Dent 62:102-8. 2002..This study examined factors associated with dentists continuing to provide care to the underserved populations beyond their National Health Service Corps (NHSC) obligation period...
- Increasingly inequitable distribution of general practitioners in Australia, 1986-96G Johnston
South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, Adelaide University and the University of South Australia
Aust N Z J Public Health 25:66-70. 2001..CONCLUSIONS: Despite there being more GPs per capita in Australia, their distribution became increasingly unequal and inequitable between 1986 and 1996, such that rural and remote areas became increasingly poorly served...
- Medical training debt and service commitments: the rural consequencesD E Pathman
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Rural Health 16:264-72. 2000....
- The impact of multiple predictors on generalist physicians' care of underserved populationsH K Rabinowitz
Department of Family Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Am J Public Health 90:1225-8. 2000..This study examined the relative and incremental importance of multiple predictors of generalist physicians' care of underserved populations...
- Why we should teach undergraduate medical students in rural communitiesP S Worley
Department of General Practice, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide
Med J Aust 172:615-7. 2000....
- Use of program logic models in the Southern Rural Access Program evaluationDonald Pathman
Cecil G Sheps Center, CB 7590, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Rural Health 19:308-13. 2003..Program logic models, on balance, proved their merit in the SRAP through their contributions to its management and evaluation and by providing a better understanding of the program's initiatives, successes, and potential impact...
- A comparative assessment of West Virginia's financial incentive programs for rural physiciansJodie Jackson
West Virginia University Office of Rural Health, PO Box 9003, Morgantown, WV 26506 9003, USA
J Rural Health 19:329-39. 2003..Critical evaluation of state-supported programs is often lacking but is necessary to determine their efficacy and to improve outcomes...
- National Health Service Corps staffing and the growth of the local rural non-NHSC primary care physician workforceDonald E Pathman
Program on Health Professions and Primary Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Rural Health 22:285-93. 2006....
- Rural doctors and rural backgrounds: how strong is the evidence? A systematic reviewGillian Laven
Department of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 11:277-84. 2003..We sought to summarise the evidence for an association between rural background and rural practice by systematically reviewing the national and international published reports...
- Cardiovascular disease knowledge and risk perception among underserved individuals at increased risk of cardiovascular diseaseCarol J Homko
Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Cardiovasc Nurs 23:332-7. 2008..The purpose of this study was to examine knowledge of CVD risk factors and risk perception among individuals with high CVD risk...
- The Southern Rural Access Program and Alabama's Rural Health Leaders Pipeline: a partnership to develop needed minority health care professionalsBenjamin P Rackley
TAHEC, Inc, 2400 Hospital Road, Bldg 9, Tuskegee, AL 36083, USA
J Rural Health 19:354-60. 2003..Each organization provides stipends for students. Early experiences have been positive, although Rural Health Leaders Pipeline programs are expensive and require long-term commitments...
- Long-term effect of the home prefecture recruiting scheme of Jichi Medical University, JapanMasatoshi Matsumoto
Division of Community and Family Medicine, Centre for Community Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
Rural Remote Health 8:930. 2008..Although the JMU system is now being partially adopted by an increasing number of other medical schools in Japan, the effectiveness of this equal distribution scheme is largely unknown...
- Remoteness of residence and survival from cancer in New South WalesKatharine E Jong
Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney, PO Box 3074, Lismore, NSW
Med J Aust 180:618-22. 2004..To analyse cancer survival in New South Wales by geographic remoteness...
- State public policy: the impacts of Oklahoma's physician incentive programsMichael Lapolla
Center for Health Policy and Research, Oklahoma State University, 2345 Southwest Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74107, USA
J Okla State Med Assoc 97:190-4. 2004..This is an average of dollar 30,000 per recipient. In return, each of these physicians will create 34 jobs and almost dollar 1 million of annual income...
- Conquering the intolerable burden of malaria: what's new, what's needed: a summaryJoel G Breman
Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries Project, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:1-15. 2004..With continued support for scientists and control workers globally, particularly in low-income malarious countries, the long-deferred dream of malaria elimination can become a reality...
- Differences in the quality of primary medical care services by remoteness from urban settlementsGary McLean
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1 Horselethill Road, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 16:446-9. 2007..To examine if the quality of primary medical care varies with remoteness from urban settlements...
- Tour of dutyBrian Vastag
Hosp Health Netw 80:46-8, 50, 1. 2006..For rural health care providers, repeated military call-ups to Iraq and Afghanistan exacerbate an already serious staffing crunch...
- New York State physicians: characteristics and distribution in health professional shortage areasNeil S Calman
Institute for Urban Family Health, 16 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
J Urban Health 84:307-9. 2007
- Meeting the health care needs of medically underserved, uninsured, & underinsured AppalachiansCora Withrow Fletcher
Department of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, USA
Ky Nurse 54:8-9. 2006..The process used in the development and implementation of BHMRHC is described as a model to assist in the future development of similar clinics...
- The Hawaii/Pacific Basin AHEC--training the health workforce in select medically underserved areas of the PacificKelley Withy
Hawaii Pacific Basin AHEC, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii Honolulu 96822, USA
Pac Health Dialog 11:121-3. 2004
- New Zealand rural primary health care workforce in 2005: more than just a doctor shortageFelicity Goodyear-Smith
Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Aust J Rural Health 16:40-6. 2008..To obtain a 2005 snapshot of New Zealand (NZ) rural primary health care workforce, specifically GPs, general practice nurses and community pharmacists...
- How PAs improve access to care for the underservedForrest S Staton
Departmetn of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
JAAPA 20:32, 34, 36 passim. 2007..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that poorer patients in outpatient clinics are more likely to see PAs than physicians...
- Rural health professions education at East Tennessee State University: survey of graduates from the first decade of the community partnership programJoseph A Florence
Department of Family Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA
J Rural Health 23:77-83. 2007..Interdisciplinary learning, problem solving, and reinforcement of career choices in medically underserved rural communities were emphasized...
- Harnessing a university to address rural health workforce shortages in AustraliaDavid Lyle
Broken Hill Department of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:227-33. 2007..To describe the efforts of health faculties at the University of Sydney to contribute to the recruitment and retention of rural health professionals and examine for opportunities that would benefit from an institutional-led response...
- Urban/rural differences in access and barriers to health care for people with multiple sclerosisRobert J Buchanan
Mississippi State University, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 29:360-75. 2006..Little is known about barriers to the use of health care confronting people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in rural areas...
- Rural public dental practice in Australia: perspectives of Tasmanian government-employed dentistsRosemary Cane
University Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:257-63. 2007..It was conducted through a unique partnership between the University of Tasmania (Department of Rural Health) and the State government...
- Rural health nursing research review: global perspectivesDoris S Greiner
School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Annu Rev Nurs Res 26:261-94. 2008..The need for increased access to specialized nursing knowledge, resources, and support is an ongoing issue facing nurses in rural and remote settings...
- Beyond EMS. Community paramedics make house callsMannie Garza
JEMS 32:62-8. 2007
- Building the rural mental health system: from De Facto system to quality careEmily J Hauenstein
Southeastern Rural Mental Health Research Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Annu Rev Nurs Res 26:143-73. 2008....
- Disadvantage and discontent: a review of issues relevant to the mental health of rural and remote Indigenous AustraliansErnest Hunter
The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 15:88-93. 2007..To provide an overview of the mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents of rural and remote Australia and to identify associated factors...
- Prostate Cancer Utilities Among African American MenKERRY KILBRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2007..These collaborations will foster the candidate's career in Outcomes Research and ensure the project's success. ..
- Health Care Disparities in the Pacific Islands Pacific Regional Medical ConferencSAIED SAFABAKHSH; Fiscal Year: 2011..in Diabetes Current Opinions in Medical Ethics Chronic Kidney Disease for Primary care physicians in a medically underserved area Review on: Obesity and other health disparities Complicating Filipino Women's Health and ..
- Socioeconomic status and smoking exposure in AppalachiaJoshua E Muscat; Fiscal Year: 2013..The investigators propose to conduct a community-based participatory study in the medically underserved area of Appalachian Pennsylvania to determine the relationship between SES and the dose of inhaled mainstream ..
- Better Together: Academic-Community Partnerships to Improve HealthMelanie Stone; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- Block-by-Block: The Humboldt Park Campaign Against DiabetesSteven K Rothschild; Fiscal Year: 2012..diabetes on the lives of 13,000 adults living in a 72 block section of the Humboldt Park neighborhood, a medically underserved area on the near northwest side of the city of Chicago...
- Harnessing Health IT for Self-Management Support and Medication Activation in a MDean Schillinger; Fiscal Year: 2009..populations in the Community Health Network of San Francisco, whose catchment area is designated to be a medically underserved area, and the community resources and services oriented to these populations...
- Assessment of Health Services Needs Pre- and Post-Disaster in Rural SCSACOBY MIGUEL WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2012..project is novel because it will study the long-term health impacts of a chlorine spill in a small rural medically underserved area for the first time...
- HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH CENTER SUPPORTStephen Shortell; Fiscal Year: 1980..With regard to evaluating alternative delivery systems, the Center is i (Text Truncated - Exceeds Capacity)..
- South Florida Center for Reducing Cancer DisparitiesERIN N KOBETZ; Fiscal Year: 2013..Recognizing this as a very medically underserved area, our community partners selected this as our 3rd site...
- THE RURAL HMSA PHYSICIAN RETENTION STUDYThomas Konrad; Fiscal Year: 1991....
- INTERNET CONNECTION GRANTLarry Burton; Fiscal Year: 2001..This project objectives reflect the particular needs of the providers in this rural, medically underserved area and the Public Health Service's Healthy People 2010: Objectives for Improving Health.
- INFLUENCES ON PRACTICE AMONG THE UNDERSERVEDLAWRENCE LI; Fiscal Year: 1992..to explain the following questions: What attracts primary care physicians to consider working in a medically underserved area? Why do these physicians choose to stay or leave? For family practice residents what is the influences ..
- TRIPLE A (ACCESS, ABILITY, AND ASSISTANCE)Cheryl Smith; Fiscal Year: 1999..of consortium members was based upon provider surveys, HPSA (Health Professional Shortage Areas) or MUA (Medically Underserved Area) designations and University Medical Center Learning Resource Center requests...
- The Relationship between Social Capital and HealthANDREW SOMMERS; Fiscal Year: 2001..By using multi-level modeling techniques, it will be possible to estimate the individual-level health effects of social capital while controlling for the correlational nature of the data. ..
- Family-Based Prevention of Diabetes & Its ComplicationsJulie Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2007..The study will be conducted in the San Luis Valley (SLV), a medically underserved area with 48% of the population being Hispanic; one of the lowest per capita income levels of any region in ..
- BORDER INTERVENTION BY PROMOTORES FOR TYPE 2 DIABETESCONSTANCE SIXTA; Fiscal Year: 2006..men and women with type 2 diabetes who live in Webb County (TX) along the Texas-Mexico border, a medically underserved area with high poverty and low educational rates...
- Shortage of Health Professionals in Rural AreasElizabeth Merwin; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Global Summit on International Breast Health-ImplementationBenjamin Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007..The resulting 2007 Implementation Guidelines will serve as a practical medical tool providing functional real world examples of "how to implement" best practices with limited health care resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving Asthma Communication in Minority FamiliesArlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UPArlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
- NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMAArlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
- A+ Asthma Rural PartnershipArlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
- Internet Telehealth for Pediatric Asthma Case ManagementDavid Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2006..Nursing care management and CHESS have both been shown to have positive outcomes in chronic disease management, however this is the first opportunity to study them in combination. ..
- Toward a clinical trial of care integration in NMRobert Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Project ECHO Extension for Community Healthcare OutcomesSanjeev Arora; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPUTER-BASED HEALTH SUPPORT SYSTEMSDavid Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- MESA Family Study - Columbia University Field CenterSteven Shea; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Faith-Based Breast Cancer Screening InterventionLANA SUE KA OPUA; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Storytelling to Promote Colorectal Screening in Primary Care ClinicsLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2009..Identification and engagement with the story and perceptions of threat, fear and stress will be assessed as mediators. Findings will potentially inform effective primary care practice interventions for CRCS. ..
- 3rd Annual Pediatric Telehealth ColloquiumJames Marcin; Fiscal Year: 2008..Incorporating telemedicine into pediatric care can help increase access, decrease disparities and increase quality of care provided to children living in rural and underserved communities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Self-Determination for Increasing Physical ActivityDAWN WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2008..This study will address an important public health problem that will have implications for decreasing obesity in underserved adolescents. ..
- Web-Based Support for Informal Caregivers in CancerDavid Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2006..We also hypothesize that CGCHESS+CR will improve the outcomes more and that minority caregivers will benefit more than Caucasians. Our process analyses will study the mechanisms of CHESS effect. ..
- RCT Evaluating Improvement Strategies for Addiction TxDavid H Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2010..This study should create a practical model for improving efficiency and effectiveness of addiction treatment. ..
- Improving Safety and Access for Physical ActivityDawn K Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- IMPACT OF RISK TALKS ON PATIENT COLORECTAL SCREENINGLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2004..Research Question 1: Which source of cancer risk discussions will improve the rates of patient compliance with the recommended colorectal early detection tests more, physician or staff initiated? ..
- COMPUTER INFO, SUPPORT & PLATFORM IMPACT--BREAST CANCERDavid Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2001..Implications for systems design will result. ..
- SHS Treatment for Postpartum African American SmokersBradley Collins; Fiscal Year: 2008..Path analysis will test mediating variables' influence on outcomes. ..
- Integrating and Expanding Clinical Research NetworksRobert Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004..3. Collaborate with other clinical research networks to facilitate the communication and cooperation of RIOS Net with one or more additional networks. 4. Expand the RIOS Net information technology infrastructure and linkage capability...
- Health Disparity in Obesity and DiabetesMona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004..The conference will feature both didactic lectures and interactive presentations on possible reasons for health disparities. ..
- UAB Comprehensive Cancer Ctr/Tuskegee Univ PartnershipMona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2004..Last but not least, a full sustainable partnership will enhance both institutions and make the elimination of the disparities between Caucasians and African Americans a real possibility by the year 2010-2015. ..
- Deep South CanCORS Colorectal and Lung Cancer PDCR SiteMona Fouad; Fiscal Year: 2008..Finally, we have available highly experienced staff and an advanced infrastructure to support all aspects of the recruitment, follow-up, and data collection and management activities required for CanCORS. ..
- Sensible Treatment of Obesity in Rural Youth- STORYDavid Janicke; Fiscal Year: 2006..Findings will provide critical information for planning the R18 RCT. ..
- HIGH RISK TEEN TOBACCO USE PREVENTION THROUGH ADVOCACYMarilyn Winkleby; Fiscal Year: 2002..The results will be confirmed using a logistic regression analysis that incorporates a fixed-within-analysis correlation (intraclass correlation). ..
- A community-level RCT of expedited partner treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydiaMatthew R Golden; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Periodontal microbiota, serum Antibody response & T1DMEvanthia Lalla; Fiscal Year: 2002..Theses studies will markedly enhance our understanding of the oral microbiology and immunology in type 1 diabetes. ..
- Rural Elders' Diabetes Self Management: Development of a Common Sense Model InvenSara A Quandt; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- A Culturally Appropriate Cervical Cancer Intervention for Underserved VietnameseGrace X Ma; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- ADJUVANT HORMONAL THERAPY IN VIETNAMESE BREAST CANCERRichard Love; Fiscal Year: 2005..The investigators have a trial with a rich database and systems to develop further useful data on breast cancer relevant to all women. ..
- Integrating Rural Health Services for AdolescentsRachel Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Toothache Pain: Sources of Care and Self-RemediesLeonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2005..The instrument will be pretested on poor White, Black, Hispanic subjects (both individuals who sought relief from dentists and those who did not) who have experienced toothache pain during the preceding six months. ..
- Impact of Non-Commercialism Policy in Seattle SchoolsDonna Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2004..Helping to implement and evaluate a real-life policy holds greater promise for sustainability and for building coalitions between researchers, public health agencies and public schools . ..
- COMMUNITY STEPS TO MINORITY YOUTH FITNESSAntronette Yancey; Fiscal Year: 2002..Mediating variables are self-report behaviors and attitudes. 4. Compile and distribute a resource book that includes those behavior change strategies that were observed to work best with this population. ..
- Human Subjects Research Protections at UT AustinSharon Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003..Activities outlined in this proposal will prepare us further for accreditation, as well as for the significant growth in health research that is anticipated at UT Austin over the next few years. ..
- PACIFIC ISLANDER CANCER CONTROL NETWORKF Hubbell; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Unplugged and Media Savvy: Reducing the Impact of "Screen" TimeDonna Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- The Impact of HMO's on DispartiesKevin Fiscella; Fiscal Year: 2004..If the study hypotheses are confirmed, the findings will underscore the need for HMOs to track and address disparities among their members if the Healthy People 2010 for the elimination of disparities is to be achieved. ..
- GENETIC INVESTIGATION OF MOOD DISORDERSLYNNE MCINNES; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Black Pooling ProjectDaniel Lackland; Fiscal Year: 2005..We will also examine the multivariate risk functions in blacks and whites in the three contexts: ordering risk, magnitude of relative risks, and estimation of absolute risk. ..
- Oral Health and Quality of Life in ChildrenMARITA INGLEHART; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Abnormal Alternative Splicing and SchizophreniaLYNNE MCINNES; Fiscal Year: 2006..experiment and hybridize it to a custom microarray designed specifically for detecting alternative mammalian splice forms in a high-throughput fashion. ..
- Measurement of Cancer Related Risk PerceptionsJennifer Hay; Fiscal Year: 2002..It would also provide a basis for standardized comparison of risk perceptions across a variety of cancer sites with diverse populations. ..
- Improving diabetes outcomes: A couples interventionPaula Trief; Fiscal Year: 2006..As an R34, this is a pilot proposal to develop preliminary data on the feasibility and efficacy of he couples approach so that a future full-scale trial may be submitted as an R18 proposal. ..
- Reducing Environmental Risk to Rural Low Income FamiliesPatricia Butterfield; Fiscal Year: 2008..Such a view is consistent with national recommendations that translational EH research be framed and delivered in a manner that is meaningful to families, marginalized populations, and high-risk subgroups. ..
- Intimate Partner Violence and Inflammatory ProcessesTamara Newton; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status and Oral HealthDavid Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2006..In Aim 2 mixed-effect multilevel models will be used to estimate the effects of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage on perceived oral health controlling for individual-level characteristics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NORTHWEST CANCER GENETICS NETWORKDeborah Bowen; Fiscal Year: 2006..This mix of disciplines is essential to support the infrastructure required to collect crucial data on individuals seeking genetic testing, as well as those with known family histories. ..