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Comparing GIS-Based Methods of Measuring Spatial Accessibility to Health Services
The inequitable geographic distribution of health care resources has long been recognized as a problem in the United States. Expand
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Modeling hospital closure relative to organizational theory: the applicability of ecology theory's environmental determinism and adaptation perspectives.
The writers present a set of hypotheses testing the strength of organizational ecology theory's environmental determinism perspective and the adaptation perspective. Some of these hypotheses areExpand
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Transplant: From Myth to Reality (review)
Oddly, however, the book is divided into two main sections, “Part : Plants, Profits, Politics and Power,” and “Part II: Animals, Aggression, Arrogance and Analysis.” This is not quite joined-upExpand
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Rural community hospitals and factors correlated with their risk of closing.
The issue of rural hospital closings in the United States in recent years has become of increasing concern to health care policy analysts. Rural communities face unique health needs, necessitatingExpand
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Poor people and poor hospitals: implications for public policy.
In 1980, while most hospitals were in reasonably good financial health, hospitals heavily involved in serving the poor ran a considerable risk of financial trouble. Fewer than 9 percent of theExpand
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Cigarette smoking and attitudes toward quitting among black patients.
A sample of 1,388 black patients attending the medical clinic of a general public hospital were interviewed regarding smoking habits and attitudes toward quitting. Current smokers constituted 30% ofExpand
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Community hospital characteristics associated with RN and LPN vacancy rates.
Vacancy rates for RNs and for LPNs reported in a universe survey of U.S. community hospitals were examined for relationships to a number of characteristics of the institutional makeup, environmentExpand
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