Dan Shane, PhD
Health Management and Policy
University of Iowa
145 N. Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Current Projects - (1)
The Rural/Urban Impact of Insurance Coverage Changes
We will examine the impacts of changes in health insurance coverage during the last several years on use of health services and health outcomes separately for rural and urban areas. Due to differences in demand and supply level factors, we hypothesize that the effects of coverage changes differ by rural/urban status.
Research center: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Topics: Health services, Private health insurance
Publications - (1)
Telemedicine Use Decreases Rural Emergency Department Length of Stay for Transferred North Dakota Trauma Patients
Rural Telehealth Research Center
This article examines the use of telemedicine to help improve care for trauma patients and to try to close the gap between rural and urban outcomes for these patients. The study involved patients treated in critical access hospitals and emergency departments.