Tracy Mroz

WWAMI Rural Health Research Center

Phone: 206.598.5396
Email: tmroz@uw.edu

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Washington
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195


Current Projects - (1)

Assessing Potential Unmet Need for Home Healthcare in Rural Areas
This study will estimate potential unmet need for home healthcare in rural areas for fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries. We will compare rates of home healthcare utilization in rural areas with urban areas, accounting for acute hospital discharges and utilization of inpatient rehabilitation facilities and skilled nursing facilities.
Research center: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
Topics: Health policy, Health services, Home health, Hospitals and clinics, Medicare

Completed Projects - (1)

Use of Home Health Services among High Risk Rural Medicare Patients: Patient, Service, and Community Factors Associated with Hospital Readmission
This study will examine the 60-day post-acute care outcomes of rural Medicare patients who were discharged from hospitals and admitted to home health care services. Key predictors include home health services provided, type of Medicare home health reimbursement, and available community health care resources.
Research center: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
Topics: Home health, Hospitals and clinics, Medicare