Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Population Health and Health Policy

About Population Health & Health Policy

The Population Health and Health Policy program at the Cutler Institute conducts policy-driven research, evaluation, policy analysis and technical assistance focusing on the public health system and the delivery of health care services.

Research focus areas include:

  • Public Health Systems & Practice
  • Health Services Access, Quality, & Financing
  • Rural Health

Explore our current or previous projects and related publications:

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Profile of Rural Residential Care Facilities Chartbook

Profile of Rural Residential Care Chartbook Cover

Using data from the 2010 National Survey of Residential Care Facilities, this chartbook from the Maine Rural Health Research Center presents information on a slice of the rural LTSS continuum—the rural residential care facility (RCF).  Survey results identify important national and regional differences between rural and urban RCFs, focusing on the facility, resident and service characteristics of RCFs and their ability to meet the LTSS needs of residents.

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