Robert (Zhimin) Chen, MS

South Carolina Rural Health Research Center

Email: chenz@mailbox.sc.edu


Publications - (2)

  • Home Health Care Agency Availability in Rural Counties
    Report
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 06/2014
    This report looks at home healthcare, including availability and service quality, in the United States and in rural counties. Findings include that counties at risk for limited service availability were almost all rural. Of the 34 counties lacking home health agencies, 30 were rural. Of the 120 counties served by single agencies, 118 were rural.
  • Post-discharge Rehabilitation Care Delivery for Rural Medicare Beneficiaries with Stroke
    Policy Brief
    South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 09/2015
    Provision/type of post-discharge rehab care (PDRC) received by stroke survivors by rurality and race/ethnicity are examined as are the distances between their homes and the discharge hospitals related to the type of PDRC recommended. The brief also looks at whether factors such as initial hospital admission relate to the PDRC provision/type.