*  Study Underlines Differences in Obstetric Care in Rural and Urban Hospitals
... to five percent at rural hospitals and ten percent at urban hospitals. Women who gave birth at rural hospitals were younger, ... About 15 percent of U.S. infants are born at rural hospitals. Both rural and urban hospitals showed steady increases in ... at rural versus urban hospitals, according to the authors. They note that more than half of babies born at rural hospitals are ... Rising Cesarean Section Rates at both Rural and Urban Hospitals Using a national hospital database (the Nationwide Inpatient ...
  https://www.medindia.net/news/study-underlines-differences-in-obstetric-care-in-rural-and-urban-hospitals-129239-1.htm
*  CMS gives rural and small urban hospitals a financial boost | Health Imaging
... will implement several provisions of a new Medicare law that increases payment rates for rural and urban hospitals in areas ... The CMS says rural hospitals and urban hospitals with less than 100 beds, in addition to other hospital types, that serve a ... There is no cap on rural referral centers, large urban hospitals over 100 beds, or rural hospitals over 500 beds. ... will implement several provisions of a new Medicare law that increases payment rates for rural and urban hospitals in areas ...
  http://www.healthimaging.com/topics/diagnostic-imaging/cms-gives-rural-and-small-urban-hospitals-financial-boost
*  Patients with atrial fibrillation at greater risk of death in rural hospitals than in urban hospitals
p style='text-align: left;',,em,AF patients admitted to rural hospitals have a 17 percent increased risk of death during ... Patients with atrial fibrillation at greater risk of death in rural hospitals than in urban hospitals. ... to compare the in-hospital mortality of patients admitted for AF in rural versus urban hospitals. The NIS approximates a 20 ... "Our research shows that urban-rural differences exist regarding the risk of hospital mortality among patients who are admitted ...
  https://www.elsevier.com/about/press-releases/research-and-journals/patients-with-atrial-fibrillation-at-greater-risk-of-death-in-rural-hospitals-than-in-urban-hospitals
*  Stripping Rural Health Services Is Overloading Ontario's Urban Hospitals
Services like surgery and obstetrics are being packed up and moved wholesale to urban centres... ... In my previous blog I wrote about the dangerous decline of small hospitals in Ontario's rural communities. ... Unfortunately, the trend of stripping rural hospitals of vital services and forcing urban hospitals to shoulder the additional ... It certainly does not address the increased burden on our urban hospitals as a result of services moved from rural communities ...
  http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/michelle-cohen/ontario-hospital-services_b_16548146.html
*  Fourth UPMC patient with mold infection dies | 25 executive moves | Court: Hospitals can be 'rural' and 'urban' at the same...
1. Federal appeals court: Hospitals can be 'rural' and 'urban' at the same time Full story ... Fourth UPMC patient with mold infection dies , 25 executive moves , Court: Hospitals can be 'rural' and 'urban' at the same ... Sign up for a free subscription to the print edition of Becker's Hospital Review, which comes out 12 times by mail per year. ... Becker's Hospital Review A Becker's Healthcare Publication. www.BeckersHospitalReview.com. editorial@beckershealthcare.com. 35 ...
  https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/eweekly/HRE020816.htm
*  Gastroenteritis due to typhoidal Salmonella: a decade of observation at an urban and a rural diarrheal disease hospital in...
... at its urban Dhaka Hospital and rural Matlab Hospital [8]. The Dhaka Hospital is located at icddr,b's headquarter in Dhaka, the ... Gastroenteritis due to typhoidal Salmonella: a decade of observation at an urban and a rural diarrheal disease hospital in ... urban Dhaka and rural Matlab Hospitals respectively) during 2000-2012. Comparison group (diarrhea patients negative for TS) was ... we extracted the relevant information from the data archive of DDSS of both urban Dhaka and rural Matlab Hospitals. During the ...
  https://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2334-14-435
*  Medicaid Expansion Benefits Rural Hospital Margins
Those hospitals are probably at more financial risk in general than larger hospitals,' Blavin says. 'They tend to face a lot ... more challenges than larger hospitals or metro hospitals. They tend to have a larger percentage of uninsured populations. So, ... The Medicaid margins could be even more important for smaller rural hospitals. ' ... Urban Institute had initially intended to use its updated report as a response to the AHCA's provisions to repeal the Medicaid ...
  https://acutecareinc.wordpress.com/2017/04/19/medicaid-expansion-benefits-rural-hospital-margins/
*  Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri calls for GAO report on closings of rural hospitals
... wrote to the Government Accountability Office seeking answers to several questions about the rate at which rural hospitals are ... Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, has called on two federal agencies for more details about support of hospitals and schools in ... The ACUTE CARE Blog: Non-Urban Emergency Medicine. Entries RSS , Comments RSS ... NRHA Applauds Introduction of Rural Hospital Access Act of 2017 Developmental, behavioral issues more common among rural ...
  https://acutecareinc.wordpress.com/2017/04/17/sen-claire-mccaskill-of-missouri-calls-for-gao-report-on-closings-of-rural-hospitals/
*  Hospitals | HuffPost Canada
Stripping Rural Health Services Is Overloading Urban Hospitals Michelle Cohen Services like surgery and obstetrics are being ... forcing rural patients to travel long distances to access care. You might think that urban hospitals are the winners in this ... Hospitals Are Not Subject To Freedom Of Religion Daphne Gilbert Publicly-funded hospitals are not constituted 'primarily for ... All hospitals offer the aid and support of religious counsel to families that request it. All hospitals have quiet spaces for ...
  http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/news/hospitals/
*  PPT - Update from The Pond PowerPoint presentation | free to view - id: 1d35f-MDgyM
Leap Applicability to Urban/Rural Hospitals*2001-2003- Leaps Apply to Only Urban Hospitals ... to rural hospitals 24. Hospitals Are Reporting from All Over the Country. VT. MT. SD. WY. RI. NM. No Participation ... Areas where consumers have a choice of hospitals *Do not want to raise public expectation that rural hospitals should ... 4th Leap (NQF Safe Practices) applies to Rural Hospitals *Rural task force working to apply initial 3 leaps ...
  http://www.powershow.com/view/1d35f-MDgyM/Update_from_The_Pond_powerpoint_ppt_presentation
*  Medical inf
Rural Hospital Hospital e.g. TeleMedicine WITHIN A NATION * 16. Simple Model of a TeleMedicine Link TeleMedicine Infra- ... Simple Model of a TeleMedicine Link TeleMedicine Infra-Structure TeleMedicine Infra-Structure Telecom Infra-Structure Urban ... University Hospital, Johannesburg AND Tintswalo Hospital, Northern Province, ON TeleRadiology, TelePathology & ... TeleMedicine example - Mozambique  BETWEEN: Beira General Hospital (about 1000 kms North of the capital) AND Maputo Hospital ...
  https://www.slideshare.net/aspchnrt/medical-inf
*  Impact of Creating a Pay for Quality Improvement (P4QI) Incentive Program on Healthcare Disparity: Leveraging HIT in Rural...
126 The disparity continues in urban and rural hospitals; 20 percent of the urban hospitals surveyed had adopted the EHR ... The Implementation of Pay-for-Performance in Rural Hospitals: Lessons from the Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration Project ... The Implementation of Pay-for-Performance in Rural Hospitals: Lessons from the Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration Project ... The Implementation of Pay-for-Performance in Rural Hospitals: Lessons from the Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration Project ...
  http://perspectives.ahima.org/impact-of-creating-a-pay-for-quality-improvement-p4qi-incentive-program-on-healthcare-disparity-leveraging-hit-in-rural-hospitals-and-small-physician-offices/
*  West Nile Virus Economic Impact, Louisiana, 2002 - Volume 10, Number 10-October 2004 - Emerging Infectious Disease journal - CDC
Hospital charges were converted to economic costs by using Medicare cost-to-charge ratios. The estimated cost of the Louisiana ... To estimate the economic impact of the 2002 WNV epidemic in Louisiana, we collected data from hospitals, a patient ... Statewide average operating cost-to-charge ratios for urban and rural hospitals (case weighted) March 2001 (Table 8A). Fed ... in urban areas, a $1 charge has an estimated $0.41 economic cost). Two of 12 participating hospitals were in rural areas. ...
  https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/10/10/03-0925_article
*  Nursing Internships Abroad | Go Overseas | Page 13
Interns in Mexico can be in both urban and rural hospitals throughout the country. ... Obstetrics and Gynecology: Much of this type of nursing is in the labor or maternity wards of a hospital. As an intern you ... Split Placements: These are the internships where you rotate through different parts of a hospital abroad. You might spend two ... Much like Mexico, basic or intermediate Spanish skills are required to have a position at a hospital in Honduras. Interns can ...
  https://www.gooverseas.com/internships-abroad/nursing?page=12
*  NCHS Pressroom - 2010 Schedule of NCHS Statistical Releases
Factors Influencing Rural Residents' Utilization of Urban Hospitals [PDF - 191 KB]. National Health Statistics Report (Released ... Factors Influencing Rural Residents' Utilization of Urban Hospitals [PDF - 191 KB]. National Health Statistics Report (Released ... Factors Influencing Rural Residents' Utilization of Urban Hospitals [PDF - 191 KB]. National Health Statistics Report (Released ... Factors Influencing Rural Residents' Utilization of Urban Hospitals [PDF - 191 KB]. National Health Statistics Report (Released ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/calendar/2010_schedule.htm
*  Underinsured | definition of Underinsured by Medical dictionary
The report includes case studies of seven Catholic hospitals--urban and rural; small, medium and large--to show the extent and ... diversity of services provided by Catholic hospitals to the uninsured and underinsured, said Ellen O'Brien, one of the report's ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Underinsured
*  ABA Health eSource
Rural and small urban hospitals will receive a permanent 1.6% increase to Medicare's base rate. The limit on such hospitals ... Small rural hospital under 50 beds will receive cost-based reimbursement for clinical laboratory services. Rural hospitals with ... The law also creates regional Medicare Advantage plans in an effort to combine rural and urban service areas into a single " ... A. Rural Providers.. Title IV of the new legislation enacts a series of reimbursement changes designed to assist rural ...
  https://www.americanbar.org/content/newsletter/publications/aba_health_esource_home/focus_2_htm_focus_2.html
*  Sinfest :: View topic - American Healthcare Rant 2: Die Harder
The end result is that the government has to prop up urban and rural hospitals with a shitty socialist scheme. As noted, we ... If the hospital can't get that person to pay, they have to make up for the shortfall elsewhere, or go out of business. So ... At four hospitals across the city, they set up centers that featured a new model of treatment. They would be boot camps for ... Hospitals are required to care for people in immediate medical crisis, and it is impossible to make a number of vital civil ...
  http://www.sinfest.net/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?p=259552
*  Sepsis Patients Improve Better in High-Case Volume Hospitals
Survival of sepsis patients is more likely when treated at a hospital with higher volume of sepsis cases. ... in both urban and rural hospitals. Overall in-hospital mortality was 28 percent, but the study found that patients treated at ... The recent Penn study looked at hospital admissions examining the relationship between annual case volume, urban location, ... the highest volume hospitals are academic medical centers, which tend to be located in urban areas. The study also examined the ...
  https://www.medindia.net/news/sepsis-patients-improve-better-in-high-case-volume-hospitals-140869-1.htm
*  Text message medication reminders can save the lives of those with chronic illness
Our TEXTMEDS study is taking place at twenty urban and rural hospitals across Australia, involving 1,400 patients with ... living in a rural area and being younger. ...
  http://theconversation.com/text-message-medication-reminders-can-save-the-lives-of-those-with-chronic-illness-54400
*  Does interhospital transfer improve outcome of acute myocardial infarction? A propensity score analysis from the Cardiovascular...
Patients cared for in a rural hospital had similar mortality as patients cared for in an urban hospital. Transferred patients ... Mortality was similar in rural and urban hospitals. Identifying patients who derive the greatest benefit from transfer may help ... AMI care among patients undergoing interhospital transfer with special attention to the impact on mortality in rural hospitals ... of clinical and administrative data for 184,295 Medicare patients admitted with clinically confirmed AMI to 4,765 hospitals ...
  https://bmccardiovascdisord.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2261-8-22
*  The effectiveness of the South African Triage Score (SATS) in a rural emergency department
CONCLUSION: Our study supports use of the SATS as a primary triage score in South African urban and rural hospitals. The SATS ... Ngwelezane Hospital is a 554-bed government referral hospital for 22 peripheral hospitals serving an estimated population of 3 ... A prospective evaluation of the Cape triage score in the emergency department of an urban public hospital in South Africa. ... Ngwelezane Hospital Emergency Department, Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal IIMB BCh (Hons), BSc, DTM&H. Ngwelezane Hospital Emergency ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0256-95742011000800022&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Plus it
Setting: Four health centres (two urban, two rural) and two regional hospitals ... Two hospital dermatology departments and four health centres took part. Two of the health centres were located in rural areas ... Of patients randomised to the conventional hospital outpatient consultation, 46 (45%) required at least one further hospital ... were seen by a hospital dermatologist over the videolink. Patients randomised to a hospital consultation were seen by the ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/320/7244/1252
*  Yangqu County - Wikipedia
... such as health workers in urban hospitals, rural middle school teachers; assistance to Chinese and international businesses and ... which also oversees a mobile library service that lends reading materials to rural schools. An Evergreen Agricultural Training ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yangqu_County