Nathaniel Bell, PhD
Current Projects - (1)
Impacts of Rural Hospital Closures on Community Health Outcomes and Access to Care
This proposal examines the impact of rural hospital closures occurring between 2005-2017 across the nation on change in potential demand within safety-net healthcare systems as well as changes in all-cause and cause-specific mortality.
Research center: Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Topic: Healthcare access
Publications - (1)
Changes in Socioeconomic Mix and Health Outcomes in Rural Counties with Hospital Closures, 2005-2018
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
This brief examines the trend of hospital closures between 2005 and 2018 across definitions of rurality. Social, economic, and health structure trends at the county level across the contiguous United States were the study's focus.