Recent Publications and Papers
“The AHRQ Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: A Tool to Plan and Evaluate Patient Safety Programs”
Authors: Katherine J. Jones, Anne Skinner, Liyan Xu, Jeff Sun, and Keith Mueller.
Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches. (In press).
“Specialist Physicians’ Knowledge and Beliefs about Telemedicine: A Comparison of Users and Non-Users of the Technology”
Authors: PL Barton, AG Brega, PA DeVore, K Mueller, et al.
Telemedicine and e-Health. (In press).
“The Impact of Medicare’s Prospective Payment System on Staffing of Long Term Acute Care Hospitals: The early Evidence”
Author: Preethy Nayar
Health Care Management Review, 33(3), 264-273. 2008.
“New Long Term Care Hospitals’ Performance under PPS”
Authors: MJ McCue and Preethy Nayar
Hospital Topics. 86(3), 3-10. 2008.
“Data Envelopment Analysis Comparison of Hospital Efficiency and Quality”
Authors: Preethy Nayar and Y.A. Ozcan
Journal of Medical Systems, 32(3), 193-199. 2008.
“Uninsured Hospitalizations: Rural and Urban Differences”
Authors: Wanqing Zhang, Li-Wu Chen, and Keith Mueller
Journal of Rural Health, 24, 194-202. 2008.
“Evaluating the Social and Economic Impact of Community-Based Prenatal Care”
Authors: Mary E. Cramer, Li-Wu Chen, Sara Roberts, and D. Clute.
Public Health Nursing, 24, 329-336. 2007.
"The Role of Rural Health Clinics in Hospitalization due to Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions: A Study in Nebraska."
Authors: Wanqing Zhang, Li-Wu Chen, Keith J. Mueller, and K. Conway.
Journal of Rural Health, 22, 220-223. 2006.
Employees Health Benefits Program: A Model for Competition in Rural
"Translating Research into Practice: Voluntary Reporting of
Medication Errors in Critical Access Hospitals."
"Predictive Model to Determine Need for Nursing Workforce."
"The Economies of Scale for Nursing Home Care."
"Evaluation Informs Coalition Programming for Environmental Tobacco Smoke
"A Method for Identifying Places in Rural America at Risk of Not Being Able
to Support Adequate Health Services."
"New Policy Ideas for Rural Health Care Delivery: Presentations Before a
"Do Prospective Payments Really Contain Nursing Home Costs?"
"Effects of Medicare Payment on Rural Health Care Systems."
"Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Insurance for the Near Elderly."
"Medicare+Choice Experiences in Rural Areas."
"Barriers to Health Care for Minorities in Rural Meat Processing
"Geographic Variation in Determinants of Medicare Managed Care Enrollment."
"Balanced Budget Act Legislation and Rural Health: Chance and Consequences."
"The Changing Landscape of Health Care Financing and Delivery: How Are Rural
Communities and Providers Responding?"
"Losing and Acquiring Health Insurance: Consequences for Health Care."
"Tracking the Response to the Balanced Budget Act of 1997: Impact on Medicare
Managed Care Enrollment in Rural Counties."
"Building a Research Agenda: Being Responsive to the Needs of Community and
Migrant Health Centers."
"Causes of Fatalities in Older Farmers vs. Perception of Risk."
Health Status and Access to Care Among Rural Minorities."
"Effects of Post-hospital Informal Care on Nursing Home Discharge."
"The Role of Uninsurance and Race in Health Care Utilization by Rural
"Effects of Post Hospital Medicare Home Health and Informal Care on Patient
"Volatility in Medicare AAPCC Rates: 1990-1997."
"Lengthening Spells of Uninsurance and their Consequences."
"1996: Health Information Project: Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions, 1994-1995." Author: Nebraska Center for Rural Health Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center. December, 1996.
"Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes: Variations of Crash Characteristics Within
Rural Regions of Different Population Densities."
"Predictions of County Uninsured Rates: Accuracy and Stability."
"Legislative and Policy Strategies for Supporting Rural Health Network
Development: Lessons from the 103rd Congress."
"Who Cares? The Size, Scope, and Composition of the Caregiver Support
"Health Insurance Status and Ill Health: Implications for Health
"Access to Health Care: Urban-Rural Comparison from a Midwest Agricultural
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