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Regionalization and rural health care

Walter J. McNerney

Regionalization and rural health care

an experiment in three communities

by Walter J. McNerney

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural health services -- Michigan.,
    • Regional medical programs -- Michigan.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 180-188.

      StatementWalter J. McNerney, Donald C. Riedel, with the assistance of Darwin O. Finkbeiner and Edward M. Dolinsky.
      SeriesBooks on demand : Series 10, Reprint of the ed. published by the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, which was issued as no. 2 of the University of Michigan Bureau of Hospital Administration"s Research series.
      ContributionsRiedel, Donald C., 1934- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA447.M5 M33 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination209 p. ;
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4720384M
      ISBN 100835703169
      LC Control Number78007392

      Health services literature suggest that within a regionalized system small rural maternity services can offer safe care as long as there is an efficient way to transport women during labour and delivery when necessary. However, there are many challenges in the way of . In rural areas, effective regionalization often requires interhospital transfer. The decision to transfer is complex and includes such factors as capabilities of the presenting hospital; capacity at the receiving hospital; and financial, geographic, and patient-preference by:

      Regionalization, as used in this summary, refers to the establishment of healthcare coalitions that extend beyond immediate local responders and providers to include those of neighboring localities, regional public health entities, and other private and public organizations that may contribute to MCI preparedness and response (Courtney et al., ). Health-related disparities remain a persistent, serious problem across the nation's more than 60 million rural residents. Rural Populations and Health provides an overview of the critical issues surrounding rural health and offers a strong theoretical and evidence-based rationale for rectifying rural health disparities in the United States.. This edited collection includes a comprehensive Cited by:

      Regulatory Review. The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy is charged in Section (b) of the Social Security Act with advising the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the effect that federal health care policies and regulations may have on rural communities. Monitoring current and proposed changes, including programs established under titles XVIII and XIX. Faces on the Data: Access to Health Care for People with Disabilities Living in Rural Communities Regionalization and Rural Service Delivery


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Regionalization and rural health care by Walter J. McNerney Download PDF EPUB FB2

Regionalization refers to the establishment of working relations among health facilities and programs in a defined area. Its purpose is to equilibrate the care available to the rural population, by sharing limited skills and facilities.

The authors studied utilization of such facilities by residents of three areas in northern Michigan before and after health centers were by: 3. Regionalization of health care is a method of providing high-quality, cost-efficient health care to the largest number of patients.

Within pediatric medicine, regionalization has been undertaken in 2 areas: neonatal intensive care and pediatric trauma care. The supporting literature for the regionalization of these areas demonstrates the range of studies within this field: studies of neonatal Cited by: regionalization [re″jun-al-ĭ-za´shun] a health care system under which all institutions and agencies in a given geographical area are organized under a single board and administration; it may involve the integration of some or all of the service providers in the region.

regionalization Managed care The subdivision of a broadly available service–eg. The book includes an overview of rural health care, special clinical problems and approaches in rural health care, the organization and management of rural health care, approaches to quality improvement, and education for rural practice.

performed case studies on two rural health care alliances located in different regions and formed Regionalization and rural health care. Ann Arbor, Univ. of Michigan, (OCoLC) Online version: McNerney, Walter J. Regionalization and rural health care. Ann Arbor, Univ. of Michigan, (OCoLC) Online version: McNerney, Walter J.

Regionalization and rural health care. Ann Arbor, Univ. of Michigan, (OCoLC) Suggested Citation:"4 Regionalization: Potential and Pitfalls."Institute of Medicine. Regionalizing Emergency Care: Workshop gton, DC: The. Another promise of regionalization was health care equity across provinces.

Critics of regionalization, however, claim that the exact opposition may have happened — urban centres have gained more power while rural areas have lost by: 9. Aside from problems with style, the book's main weakness is its emphasis on the history of rural healthcare delivery, which shortchanges development of key trends emerging in rural care such as managed care, telemedicine, and recruitment and retention of health personnel in rural areas.

Regionalization and Health Services Restructuring in Saskatchewan 53 “community health services” in fiscal year /03, can create difficulties.

To make these com parisons, and answer some Author: Gregory Marchildon. Effects of Increasing Minimum Wage and Expanding Health Insurance Coverage on Job Stability among Long-Term Care Workers; Trends in the Supply and Demographics of Oral Health Providers in Rural Communities, ; State Incentive Programs that Encourage Allied Health Professionals to Provide Care for Underserved Populations.

Discusses how rural women's work environments are being effected by change and restructuring. Demonstrates how their quality of life may be at risk due to reduced resources, increased expectations, etc.

Also discusses regionalization of health care and its. Perinatal regionalization connotes a system of healthcare for mothers and neonates organized within a geographic area. 8 This concept assesses risk, promotes resource allocation and appropriate patient transport, and differentiates levels of care to deliver the best quality of care in the most economical manner.

9 Guidelines for Perinatal Care Cited by: The following year, the government undertook regionalization of health care services through the Health Districts Act, with a focus on promoting preventative health care rather than solely treatment-based care.

The budget cuts resulted in the closure of 52 rural hospitals, leading to a public : Danielle Cazabon. The Rural Health Information Hub is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S.

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant Number U56RH (Rural Assistance Center for Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Cooperative Agreement). The regionalization of pediatric services has resulted in differential access to care, sometimes creating barriers to those living in underserved, Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hassinger, Edward W., Rural health organization.

Ames: Iowa State University Press, (OCoLC) The Future of Rural Health Why Rural Health is Different Rural Americans face a unique combination of factors that create disparities in health care not found in urban areas.

Economic factors, cultural and social differences, educational differences, lack of recognition by legislators and the sheer isolation of. Regionalization of local public health preparedness seeks to advance functions of networking, coordinating, standardizing, centralizing, and generating new local capacity.

However, the relationship between public health regions and the geopolitical jurisdictions in which they operate can be complex. transportation and ambulance services, access to health care professionals, and access to health care facilities. Here is a selection of what participants had to say on the topic of rural health care.

Transportation Participants widely agree that in rural communities, transportation is a barrier to receiving timely heath care. The obstacles faced by health care providers and patients in rural areas are vastly different than those in urban areas.

Economic factors, cultural and social differences, educational shortcomings, lack of recognition by legislators and the sheer isolation of living in remote areas all conspire to create health care disparities and impede rural Americans in their struggle to lead normal.

Regionalization of public health preparedness and response refers to the development of public health systems that span the different regions of a metropolitan area. In this article, four collaborative case studies that focused on the Washington metropolitan area, or National Capital Region (NCR), were described.Statewide regionalization of post arrest care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: association with survival and neurologic outcome.

Annals of Emergency Medicine. ; 64 (5): – Author: M. Kit Delgado, Fred Lin, Brendan G. Carr.regionalization: [ re″jun-al-ĭ-za´shun ] a health care system under which all institutions and agencies in a given geographical area are organized under a single board and administration; it may involve the integration of some or all of the service providers in the region.