Douglas Wholey, PhD


Completed Projects - (1)


Publications - (2)

  • Medicare Costs and Utilization Among Beneficiaries in Rural Areas
    Policy Brief
    University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 03/2016
    This study assesses the relationship between service utilization patterns and costs for rural Medicare beneficiaries across the rural continuum. It also examines the relationships between rural beneficiaries' service utilization and healthcare delivery market structure and evaluates strategies and policies to address high costs in rural areas.
  • Rural Emergency Department Staffing and Participation in Emergency Certification and Training Programs
    University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 06/2008
    This paper describes how rural hospitals nationally are staffing their emergency departments (EDs) and explores the participation of rural ED physicians and other healthcare professionals in selected certification and training programs that teach skills needed to provide high quality emergency care.