Project Details

Measuring Community Impact and Benefit of Critical Access Hospitals

Research Center(s): Maine
Principal Investigator: Andrew Coburn
Contact Person: John Gale

The purpose of this project is to measure the community benefit and impact performance of CAHs nationally and by state using data from the American Hospital Association Annual Survey. This project is based on continuing work that has been ongoing under the previous cooperative agreement. This project builds upon previous Flex Monitoring Team and University of Southern Maine activities related understanding the community impact and benefit activities of CAHs and the development and field-testing of appropriate community impact and performance measures. The data will be used to prepare national and state-level reports on for CAH activity in this area.

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