Julie A. Schoenman, PhD

Phone: 202.296.4426
Fax: 202.296.4319
Email: jschoenman@nihcm.org

National Institutes for Health Care Management
1225 19th St. NW, Suite 710
Washington, DC 20036-2454


Completed Projects - (5)

  • Impact of CAH Conversion on Hospital Costs and Mix of Services
    This study examined Medicare Cost Report and claims data for hospitals before and after CAH conversion in order to better understand changes in hospital costs associated with CAH conversion, factors associated with any cost growth, and changes in the mix of services provided by the facility.
    Research center: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
    Topics: Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Hospital Flexibility Program, Health services, Healthcare financing
  • Investments in Health Information Technology by Rural Hospitals
    This study involved a national survey of rural hospitals conducted in late spring 2006 to gather data about readiness to adopt health IT, current use of different technologies, perceptions about the benefits and barriers to health IT adoption, future implementation plans, use of Federal programs designed to facilitate IT adoption, and interest in various health IT policy options.
    Research center: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
    Topics: Health information technology, Hospitals and clinics
  • Medicare Payment for Post-Acute Care Transfers
    Research center: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
    Topics: Health policy, Healthcare financing, Hospitals and clinics
  • National Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Tracking Project: Emergency Medical Services
    Research center: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
    Topics: Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Hospital Flexibility Program, Emergency medical services (EMS), Networking and collaboration
  • Roadmap for the Adoption of Health Information Technology in Rural Communities
    This project developed a resource document intended to help rural health care providers of all types as they think about whether an investment in health information technology makes sense for them and work through various implementation issues. The document was distributed at the September 2006 conference entitled "Health Information Technology: A Rural Provider's Roadmap to Quality," sponsored by ORHP.
    Research center: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
    Topics: Health information technology, Health services

Publications - (11)