Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Publications: Population Health and Health Policy

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2008 Strategies for Improving Patient Safety in Small Rural Hospitals Book Chapter
2008 Consolidated Imaging: Implementing a Regional Health Information Exchange System for Radiology in Southern Maine Book Chapter
2012 Substance abuse and use in rural America Book Chapter
2012 Integrating care in rural areas Book Chapter
2006 Rural Health Research in Progress in the Rural Health Research Centers Program (10th edition) Book/Monograph
2009 Profile of Rural Health Insurance Coverage: A Chartbook Book/Monograph
2005 Rural Health Research in Progress in the Rural Health Research Centers Program (9th edition) Book/Monograph
2011 Dietary Intake, Food Security, and Acculturation Among Somali Refugees in The United States: Results of a Pilot Study Journal Article
2013 Rural Considerations in Establishing Network Adequacy Standards for Qualified Health Plans in State and Regional Health Insurance Exchanges Journal Article
2006 Prioritizing Patient Safety Interventions in Small and Rural Hospitals Journal Article
2007 Use of Critical Access Hospital Emergency Rooms by Patients with Mental Health Symptoms Journal Article
2009 Implementing Patient Safety Initiatives in Rural Hospitals Journal Article
2010 Characteristics of Inpatient Psychiatric Units in Small Rural Hospitals Journal Article
2007 What We Know and Do Not Know About Tiered Provider Networks Journal Article
2012 Health Care Access and Use Among the Rural Uninsured Journal Article
2010 Assessing the Proximity of Healthy Food Options and Food Deserts in a Rural Area in Maine Journal Article
2004 Assuring Rural Hospital Patient Safety: What Should Be the Priorities? Journal Article
2009 Active Living for Rural Youth: Addressing Physical Inactivity in Rural Communities Journal Article
2008 Substance Abuse by Youth and Young Adults in Rural America Journal Article
2008 Reduced Availability of Sugar-sweetened Beverages and Diet Soda has a Limited Impact on Beverage Consumption Patterns in Maine High School Youth Journal Article
2011 How Does The Rural Food Environment Affect Rural Childhood Obesity? Journal Article
2011 Understanding the Rural Food Environment--Perspectives of Low-Income Parents Journal Article
2014 Introduction to Case Reports: One Goal - Many Journeys Journal Article
2008 Employment of Advanced-Practice Psychiatric Nurses to Stem Rural Mental Health Workforce Shortages Journal Article
2014 Transforming Public Health Practice Through Accreditation (A User Guide for the Special Accreditation Issue) Journal Article
2006 Out-of-Pocket Health Spending and the Rural Underinsured Journal Article
2010 Development of the Rural Activing Living Assessment Tools: Measuring Rural Environments Journal Article
2008 Veggies for ME [Project Brief] Project Brief
2007 Rural Inpatient Psychiatric Units Improve Access to Community-Based Mental Health Services, but Medicare Payment Policy a Barrier Report
2009 MaineCare Physician Practice: Physician and Office Manager Surveys Report
2006 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Activities Funded by the medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Report
2007 Distribution of Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities Across the Rural-Urban Continuum Report
2008 Maine Department of Transportation Region 5 Employee Wellness Program Evaluation Report Report
2005 Mental Health Encounters in Critical Access Hospital Emergency Rooms: A National Survey Report
2008 The Community Benefit and Impact of Critical Access Hospitals: The Results of the 2007 CAH Survey [Briefing Paper] Report
2006 Quality and Performance Improvement Grant Activities under the Flex Program Report
2013 Global Budgets, Payment Reform and Single Payer: Understanding Vemont's Health Reform. (Health Policy Colloquium Brief) Report
2006 Review of State Flex Program Plans 2004-2005 Report
2009 Early Detection and Intervention for the Prevention of Psychosis: Outreach Evaluation Report: Year 2. Report
2013 Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC) First STEPS Phase I Initiative: Improving Immunizations for Children and Adolescents Report
2004 Are Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses a Solution to Rural Mental Health Workforce Shortages? Report
2007 Key National and State Medicaid Issues Report
2013 Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC): Summary of pediatric quality measures for children enrolled in MaineCare FFY 2009 - FFY 2012 Report
2010 Provision of Mental Health Services by Rural Health Clinics Report
2001 Patterns of Health Insurance Coverage among Rural and Urban Children Report
2012 Why Do Some Critical Access Hospitals Close Their Skilled Nursing Facilities While Others Report
2007 State Flex Program at 10 Years: Strengthening Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Communities Report
2009 Maine Barriers to Integration Study: The View from Maine on the Barriers to Integrated Care and Recommendations for Moving Forward Report
2013 Children Served by MaineCare 2012: Survey Findings Report
2009 Analysis of 2006 Maine Emergency Department Use Report
2003 Health Insurance Coverage in Rural America Report
2008 Early Detection and Intervention for the Prevention of Psychosis. Outreach Evaluation Report: Year 1 Report
2007 Exploring the Community Impact of Critical Access Hospitals Report
2013 Challenges and Opportunities for Improving Mental Health Services in Rural Long-Term Care Report
2007 Improving Medication Management: A Review of the Evidence Report
2012 2012 Maine Child Support Guidelines: Review and Recommendations Report
2008 Understanding Changes to Physician Practice Arrangements in Maine and New Hampshire Report
2011 Maine Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Pilot: Implementation Evaluation Report
2013 Managing a High-Performance Medicaid Program Report
2013 First Steps Phase I Initiative: Improving Immunizations for Children and Adolescents Report
2002 State Licensure Laws and the Mental Health Professions: Implications for the Rural Mental Health Workforce. Executive Summary Report
2013 First Steps Phase II Initiative: Improving Developmental, Autism, and Lead Screening for Children Report
2006 Creating Progam Logic Models: A Toolkit for State Flex Programs Report
2007 The Community Impact of Critical Access Hospitals [Policy Brief] Report
2008 Children Served by MaineCare, 2007: Survey Findings Report
2006 Scope of Services Offered by Critical Access Hospitals: Results of the 2004 National CAH Survey Report
2008 Maine Barriers to Integration Study: Environmental Scan Report
2001 Medicaid Managed Behavioral Health in Rural Areas Report
2007 Barriers to Medicare Hospice Utilization Report
2008 Shaping Youth Behavior: Impact of School Environments on Physical Activity and Food Choices Report
2007 Maine's Rural Health Challenges Report
2006 Rural Residents More Likely to be Underinsured (Policy Brief) Research and Policy Brief
2008 Food Marketing Within the School [Issue Brief] Research and Policy Brief
2013 Examining MaineCare’s Coverage Options Under the Affordable Care Act Research and Policy Brief
2008 The School Food Environment [Issue Brief] Research and Policy Brief
2008 Nutrition Education in Schools [Issue Brief] Research and Policy Brief
2008 Developing Indicators to Document the Community Impact of Critical Access Hospitals Research and Policy Brief
2006 Smallest Rural Hospitals Treat Mental Health Emergencies (Research & Policy Brief) Research and Policy Brief
2007 Substance Abuse Among Rural Youth: A Little Meth and a Lot of Booze [Research & Policy Brief] Research and Policy Brief
2013 Patterns of Care for Rural and Urban Children with Mental Health Problems Research and Policy Brief
2013 Rural Children Experience Different Rates of Mental Health Diagnosis and Treatment Research and Policy Brief
2010 Encouraging Rural Health Clinics to Provide Mental Health Services Research and Policy Brief
2008 The Community Benefit and Impact of Critical Access Hospitals: The Results of the 2007 CAH Survey [Policy Brief] Research and Policy Brief
2009 Availability, Characteristics, and Role of Detoxification Services in Rural Areas Research and Policy Brief
2013 Mental Health Services in Rural Long-Term Care: Challenges and Opportunities for Improvement Research and Policy Brief
2013 The Affordable Care Act: What's Next for Maine? Research and Policy Brief
2009 Mental Health Services in Rural Jails Research and Policy Brief
2008 Incorporating Physical Activity and Quality Physical Education in Schools [Issue Brief] Research and Policy Brief
2013 Emergency Transfers of the Elderly to Critical Access Hospitals: Opportunities for Improving Patient Safety and Quality Research and Policy Brief
2013 Federal Health Care Reform: An Overview [Policy Brief] Research and Policy Brief
2008 Distribution of Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities Across the Rural-Urban Continuum [Research & Policy Brief] Research and Policy Brief
2013 Telemental Health in Today's Rural Health System Research and Policy Brief
2007 State Initiatives Funded by the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Grant Program Research and Policy Brief
2008 Rural Adults Face Parity Problems and Other Barriers to Appropriate Mental Health Care Research and Policy Brief
2008 Active Living for Rural Youth Research and Policy Brief
2009 Rural Children Don't Receive the Mental Health Care They Need Research and Policy Brief
2007 Rural Families More Likely to be Uninsured and Have Different Sources of Coverage [Research & Policy Brief] Research and Policy Brief
2009 Few and Far Away: Detoxification Services in Rural Areas Research and Policy Brief
2009 Health Insurance Profile Indicates Need to Expand Coverage in Rural Areas Research and Policy Brief
2010 Rural Active Living Assessment (RALA) Toolkit: Codebook and Assessment Tools Web Page
2010 Provision of Mental Health Services by Rural Health Clinics Working Paper
2012 Adolescent Alcohol Use: Do Risk and Protective Factors Explain Rural-Urban Differences? Working Paper
2008 Rural-Urban Differences in Work Patterns Among Adults with Depressive Symptoms Working Paper
2008 Use of Mental Health Services by Rural Children Working Paper

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