Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Population Health and Health Policy

Role of Inpatient Psychiatric Units in Small Rural Hospitals and Rural Mental Health Systems

Duration: 
1/1/2005 - 1/31/2006
Director: 
David Lambert
Principal Investigator: 
David Hartley
Abstract: 

This is a descriptive, exploratory study which will investigate the role of the small rural hospital IPU from the perspectives of both the rural hospital, in terms of scope of services and revenue enhancement, and the regional mental health system, meeting the needs of outpatient mental health and primary care providers, law enforcement, and human services.

Start Date: 
Sat, 2005-01-01
End Date: 
Tue, 2006-01-31
Legacy Muskie ID: 
3 468