Margaret Greenwood-Ericksen, MD, MSc

North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center

Phone: 505.272.2111
Email: mgreenwoodericksen@salud.umn.edu
Twitter: @MGreenwoodMD

Department of Emergency Medicine
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131


Completed Projects - (1)

  • Three Models of a Rural Emergency Hospital
    This project used secondary data about small rural emergency departments and expert opinion to develop three clinical and operational models of a Rural Emergency Hospital (REH). The REH models were based on case mix, service mix, patient volume, clinical staffing, and technology.
    Research center: North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
    Topics: Hospitals and clinics, Legislation and regulation, Medicare

Publications - (3)

2023

  • Suitability of Low-Volume Rural Emergency Departments to New Rural Emergency Hospital Designation
    Journal Article
    North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center, Rapid Response to Requests for Rural Data Analysis
    Date: 09/2023
    The Rural Emergency Hospital is a new Medicare payment model that requires hospitals to focus on emergency, observation, and outpatient services in lieu of inpatient care. This study's exploratory objective was to examine care delivery from eligible hospitals to assess their fit with the new payment model.

2022