1997 Research Publications
Browse the full list of research publications from the Rural Health Research Centers.
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Journal Articles – Articles in peer-reviewed journals may require a subscription or affiliation with a subscribing library. For these publications, Gateway lists the article citation, a brief summary, a link to additional information and access to the full-text of the article, if available.
The National Health Service Corps: Rural Physician Service and Retention
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) scholarship program is the most ambitious program in the US designed to supply physicians to underserved areas, in addition the NHSC promotes long-term retention of physicians in the areas to which they were initially assigned. This study explores some of the issues involved in retention in rural areas.
Access to Maternity Care in Rural Washington: Its Effect on Neonatal Outcomes and Resource Use
Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center
Compares birth outcomes for areas with poor healthcare access to those with adequate healthcare access in rural Washington state.