Assessing Shifts in Outpatient Visits to Physicians of Other Specialties in Rural Areas with Shortages of Cardiologists and Gastroenterologists: A Preliminary Analysis (2013-14)

PathmanPI: Donald Pathman, co-PI: Mark Holmes

Project purpose: This project seeks to quantify how the local availability of physicians of various sub-specialties affects the scope and mix of services provided by family physicians and general internists.

Project results: A policy brief examining the “plasticity” of the scope of services provided by primary care physicians to fill in local service shortages will be available by March 31, 2015.



Project Products: 

Research Briefs