Susie Gurzenda, MS

North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center

Email: susie_gurzenda@unc.edu

Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
725 MLK BLVD
Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Publications - (7)

2024

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.
  • Rural Population Health in the United States: A Chartbook
    Chartbook
    North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
    Date: 02/2023
    This chartbook uses a range of indicators to describe population health in rural America and document health disparities between rural and urban areas. This report includes 33 measures of population health, organized into five domains: Access to Care, Health Outcomes and Risks, Mortality, Social Determinants of Health, and Socioeconomics.

2022