- Brandeis University, PhD, 1981
- Harvard University, EdM, 1975
- Brown University, AB, 1972
Areas of Expertise
Health insurance, rural health, patient safety and quality, and Medicaid policy
Tupper, J., Gray, C., Pearson, K., and Coburn, A. (2015) Safety of rural nursing home-to-emergency department transfers: improving communication and patient informationsharing across settings, Journal for Healthcare Quality Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 55–65.
Talbot, J.A., Coburn, A.F., Ziller, E., & Croll, Z. (2013) Rural considerations in establishing network adequacy standards for qualified health plans in state health insurance exchanges. Journal of Rural Health Vol 29 (3):327-335.
Ziller, E.C., Lenardson, J.D., & Coburn, A.F. (2012). Health care access and use among the rural uninsured. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 23(3), 1327-1345.
Ziller, E.C., Anderson, N.J., & Coburn, A.F. (2010). Access to rural mental health services: Service use and out-of-pocket costs. Journal of Rural Health, 26(3), 214-24.
Deatrick, D., & Coburn, A.F. (2009). Guiding action and measuring results: A health system's use of "America's Health Rankings™. In United Health Foundation America's Health Rankings: A call to action for individuals and communities. (pp. 101-103). New York, NY: United Health Foundation.
Klingner, J., Moscovice, I., Tupper, J., Coburn, A., & Wakefield, M. (2009). Implementing patient safety initiatives in rural hospitals. Journal of Rural Health, 25(4), 352-357.
McBride, T.D., Coburn, A.F., MacKinney, A.C., Mueller, K.J., Slikfin, R.T., & Wakefield, M.K. (2008). Bridging health research and policy: Effective dissemination strategies. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 14(2), 150-154.
Mueller, K., McBride, T., Coburn, A.F., Slifkin, R.T., Wakefield, M., & MacKinney, A.C. (2008). Bridging health research and policy: Effective dissemination strategies. In Hussein, A. (Ed.), Rural Health: Innovative Practices. India: ICFAI University Press.
Tupper, J., Coburn, A., Loux, S., Moscovice, I., Klingner, J., & Wakefield, M. (2008, Jul). Strategies for improving patient safety in small rural hospitals. In Henriksen, K., Battles, J.B., Keyes, M.A., & Grady, M.L. (Editors), Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches. Vol. 2. Culture and Redesign. (pp. 303-313). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Loux, S., Coleman, R., Ralston, M., & Coburn, A. (2008, Jul). Consolidated imaging: Implementing a regional health information exchange system for radiology in Southern Maine. In Henriksen, K., Battles, J.B., Keyes, M.A., & Grady, M.L. (Editors), Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches. Vol. 4. Technology and Medication Safety. (pp. 43-54). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality.
Ziller, E., Coburn, A, Anderson, N. and Loux, S. (2008). Uninsured Rural Families, Journal of Rural Health, 24(1), 1-11.
Thomas, J. W., Nalli, G. and Coburn, A. (2007). What We Know and Don’t Know About Tiered Provider Networks, Journal of Health Care Finance 33(4), 56-67.
Ziller, E. C., Coburn, A. F., & Yousefian, A. E. (2006, Nov/Dec.). Out-of-pocket health spending and the rural underinsured. Health Affairs, 25(6), 1688-1699.
Casey, M., Wakefield, M., Coburn, A. F., Moscovice, I., & Loux, S. (2006, December). Prioritizing patient safety interventions in small rural hospitals. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety , 32(12), 693-702.
Coburn, A. F., Loux, S. L., & Bolda, E. J. (2006). Rural hospitals and long-term care: The challenges of diversification and integration strategies. In R. T. Goins, & J. A. Krout (Eds.), Service delivery to rural older adults: Research, policy, and practice. (pp. 103-122). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.