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2018

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An Analysis of the Universal Home Care Program: Considerations for Implementation with the Context of Maine's Existing LTSS Programs, Eileen J. Griffin JD, Elizabeth C. Gattine JD, Louise Olsen, and Stewart Bratesman MPP

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Direct Care Nursing Aide Turnover in Long-Term Care Facility, Qilian Luo

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The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion and Food Insecurity Rates, Mary Moran

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Residential Settings and Healthcare Use of the Rural "Oldest-Old" Medicare Population, Nathan Paluso MPH; Zachariah Croll; Deborah Thayer MBA; Jean A. Talbot PhD, MPH; and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Adults Using Long Term Services and Supports: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, SFY 2016, Kimberly I. Snow MHSA, BA; Frances Jimenez; Tina Gressani; and Louise Olsen

2017

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Physical Activity Levels & Successful Aging, Ryan R. Bourque

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A Guide for Assessing Older Adults’ Needs on Maine Islands, Beatrice Byrne

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Palliative Players: Project Development and Initial Implementation, Eliza Eager

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Charting a Pathway Forward: Redesigning and Realigning Supports and Services for Maine's Older Adults, Eileen Griffin JD and Elizabeth C. Gattine JD

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Innovations in Rural Health System Development: Federally Qualified Health Center Initiatives, Sara Kahn-Troster MPH, Amanda Burgess MPPM, and Andrew Coburn PhD

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Piscataquis County Community Food Resources, Tiia Kand

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Cumberland County Community Food Resources, Romeo Kimpene

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Community Paramedicine Pilot Programs: Lessons from Maine, Karen B. Pearson and George Shaler MPH

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A Secondary Analysis in Support of the Community Health Needs Assessment for Oasis Free Clinics, Jillian Wheeler

2016

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Innovations in Rural Health System Development: Recruiting and Retaining Maine's Health Care Workforce, Amanda Burgess MPPM and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Are Rural Older Adults Benefitting from Increased State Spending on Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services?, Andrew F. Coburn PhD, Eileen Griffin JD, Deborah Thayer MBA, and Zachariah T. Croll BA

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Writing Life Stories: A Phenomenological Study of Memory and Meaning for People with Early Stage Alzheimer's Disease, Jennifer E. Dimond

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Pilot testing a Rural Health Clinic quality measurement reporting system, John A. Gale MS; Anush Yousefian Hansen MS,MA; David Hartley PhD, MHA; and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Implementing a Good Catch Program in Nursing Homes, Leigh Raposo

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Adults Using Long-term Services and Supports: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, SFY 2014, Kimberly I. Snow MHSA, BA; Tina Gressani; Louise Olsen; Catherine McGuire BS; Stuart Bratesman MPP; Karen Mauney; and Jason Theriault

2015

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Charity Care and Uncompensated Care Activities of Tax-exempt Critical Access Hospitals, John A. Gale MS, Jamar Croom MS, Zachariah T. Croll BA, and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Adult Cancer Survivors in Maine, 2011-2012, Sara L. Huston PhD and Prashant Mittal MS, MSc

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Modeling & Mining Techniques to Understand Variations in Practice Utilization, Katharine M. McGraves-Lloyd

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Maine EMS Community Paramedicine Pilot Program Evaluation, Karen B. Pearson MLIS, MA and George Shaler MPH

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Safety of Rural Nursing Home-to-emergency Department Transfers: Improving Communication and Patient Information Sharing Across Settings, Judith B. Tupper DHEd, CHES, CPPS; Carolyn E. Gray MPH; Karen B. Pearson MLIS, MA; and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Out-of-Pocket Spending among Rural Medicare Beneficiaries, Erika C. Ziller PhD, Jennifer D. Lenardson MHS, and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Rural Disabled Medicare Beneficiaries Spend More out-of-Pocket Than Their Urban Counterparts, Erika C. Ziller PhD, Jennifer D. Lenardson MHS, and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

2014

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An Assessment of the Health Needs of Maine Veterans and Their Access to Veterans Administration Health Care Services, Kristin Brawn

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Habilitation Training Curriculum: Is It Useful?, Ryan K. Cole and Christine Wyman

Factors Affecting Costs in Medicaid Populations with Behavioral Health Disorders, Elsie Freeman MD, MPH; Catherine McGuire BS; John W. Thomas PhD; and Deborah A. Thayer MBA

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Collaborative Community Health Needs Assessments: Approaches and Benefits for Critical Access Hospitals, John A. Gale MS, Andrew F. Coburn PhD, and Helen E. Newton BA

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Integrated care for older adults in rural communities, Eileen Griffin JD and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Integrated Care Management in Rural Communities, Eileen Griffin JD and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

As the Nation Goes, so Goes Maine?, Elizabeth Kilbreth PhD

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Profile of Rural Residential Care Facilities: A chartbook, Jennifer D. Lenardson MHS, Eileen Griffin JD, Erika C. Ziller PhD, and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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High Deductible Health Insurance Plans in Rural Areas, Jennifer D. Lenardson MHS, Erika C. Ziller PhD, and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Community Paramedicine in Rural Areas: State and local findings and the role of the state Flex program, Karen B. Pearson MLIS, MA; John A. Gale MS; and George Shaler MPH

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The Evidence for Community Paramedicine in Rural Areas: State and local findings and the role of the state Flex program, Karen B. Pearson MLIS, MA; John A. Gale MS; and George Shaler MPH

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Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, 2014 Edition, Kimberly I. Snow MHSA, BA; Stuart Bratesman MPP; Taryn Bowe; and Julie T. Fralich MBA

2013

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Variables to Predict Risk of Hospital Readmission, Julie I. Carroll

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Managing Social Security Disability & Other Public Benefits: Development of a Guide for Consumers and Providers, Stephanie L. Derochers

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Measurement, Monitoring, and Evaluation of State Demonstrations to Integrate Care for Dual Eligible Individuals: Massachusetts Evaluation Design Plan., Julie T. Fralich MBA; Maureen Booth MRP, MA; Edith G. Walsh PhD; Angela M. Greene MS, MBA; Melissa Morley PhD; and Wayne Anderson PhD

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Dementia in Maine: Characteristics, Care, and Cost Across Settings [CHARTBOOK], Julie T. Fralich MBA, Stuart Bratesman MPP, Louise Olsen, Catherine McGuire BS, Tina Gressani, Karen Mauney, Catherine Gunn, and Romaine Turyn

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Providing Long Term Services & Supports to People with Impaired Decision-Making Capacity: Results of Data Analysis and Interviews Examining Needs and Characteristics of Persons with Impaired Decision-Making Capacity in Maine., Eileen Griffin JD, Louise Olsen, and Julie T. Fralich MBA

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Managing a High-Performance Medicaid Program, Eileen Griffin JD, Trish Riley, Vikki Wachino, and Robin Rudowitz

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The Evidence for Community Paramedicine in Rural Areas, Karen B. Pearson MLIS, MA

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Emergency Transfers of the Elderly from Nursing Facilities to Critical Access Hospitals: Opportunities for improving patient safety and quality, Karen B. Pearson MLIS, MA and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Challenges and Opportunities for Improving Mental Health Services in Rural Long-Term Care, Jean A. Talbot PhD and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Mental Health Services in Rural Long-Term Care: Challenges and opportunities for improvement, Jean A. Talbot PhD and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

2012

Dementia Capable Project: Interviews with Employers who Direct Services of a Person with Dementia, Taryn Bowe, Julie T. Fralich MBA, Louise Olsen, and Mark Richards BS

SAFER: Standardizing Admissions for Elderly Residents, Andrew F. Coburn PhD; Judith B. Tupper DHEd, CHES, CPPS; Carolyn E. Gray MPH; and Karen B. Pearson MLIS, MA

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Improving Nursing Home Patient Safety in Maine: A Review of the AHRQ Patient Safety Culture survey Implementation Process, Andrea Fenner-Koepp

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Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, 2012 Edition, Julie T. Fralich MBA, Stuart Bratesman MPP, Louise Olsen, Catherine McGuire BS, Jasper Ziller, Karen Mauney, and Catherine Gunn

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Maine Direct Service Workforce Survey Results of 2012, Julie T. Fralich MBA, Eileen Griffin JD, and Danielle Wescott

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Satisfaction Survey Results and Lessons Learned: Maine's Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Project, Julie T. Fralich MBA, Louise Olsen, Mark Richards BS, Jennifer Pratt, and Taryn Bowe

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Personal Experiences with MaineCare Services from People Who Use Elder and Adults with Disabilities Waiver and Private Duty Nursing/Personal Care Services., Julie T. Fralich MBA, Louise Olsen, Katherine Rosingana, Jennifer Pratt, Mark Richards BS, and Vanessa Bell

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Why Do Some Critical Access Hospitals Close Their Skilled Nursing Facility Services While Others Retain Them?, John A. Gale MS; Zachariah T. Croll BA; Andrew F. Coburn PhD; and Walter R. Gregg MA, MPH

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Pursuing High Performance in Rural Health Care, A. Clinton MacKinney MD, MS; Keith J. Mueller PhD; Andrew F. Coburn PhD; Jennifer P. Lundblad PhD, MBA; Timothy D. McBride PhD; and Sidney D. Watson JD

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Members Dually Eligible for MaineCare and Medicare Benefits: MaineCare and Medicare Expenditures and Utilization, State Fiscal Year 2010., Catherine McGuire BS, Tina Gressani, Stuart Bratesman MPP, Julie T. Fralich MBA, and Eileen Griffin JD

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Evidence-Based Falls Prevention in Critical Access Hospitals, Karen B. Pearson MLIS, MA and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Organizational Affiliation and Financial Performance of Critical Access Hospitals, Margaret Mueller Shore

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Walking and Cycling in Waterville: Bike and Pedestrian Planning for an Active Community, Scott E. Workman

Health Care Access and Use Among the Rural Uninsured, Erika C. Ziller PhD, Jennifer D. Lenardson MHS, and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

2011

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The High Performance Rural Health Care System of the Future, Keith J. Mueller PhD; Andrew F. Coburn PhD; Jennifer P. Lundblad PhD, MBA; and A. Clinton MacKinney MD, MS

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The Maine Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Pilot: Implementation Evaluation, Susan M.C. Payne PhD, MPH and Carolyn E. Gray MPH

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Provision of long term care services by critical access hospitals: Are things changing?, Melanie Race MS, John A. Gale MS, and Andrew Coburn PhD

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Using pen Source Data Inputs to Map Food Insecurity in Cumberland County, Maine, Daniel Wallace

2010

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Impact of Employment Transitions on Health Insurance Coverage of Rural Residents, Nathaniel J. Anderson MS, MPH; Erika C. Ziller PhD; Melanie M. Race MS; and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

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Designating Health Professional Shortage Areas and Medically Underserved Populations/Medically Underserved Areas: A Primer on Basic Issues to Resolve, Andrew F. Coburn PhD; Jennifer P. Lundblad PhD, MBA; A. Clinton MacKinney MD,MS; Timothy D. McBride PhD; and Keith J. Mueller PhD

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Are rural health clinics part of the rural safety net?, Hartley David PhD, MHA; John Gale MS; Al Leighton BA; and Stuart Bratesman MPP

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Rural America: A look beyond the images, John A. Gale MS

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The Provision of Mental Health Services by Rural Health Clinics, John A. Gale MS; Stephanie Loux MS; Barbara Shaw JD; and David Hartley PhD, MHA

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The Provision of Mental Health Services by Rural Health Clinics, John A. Gale MS; Stephanie Loux; Barbara Shaw JD; and David Hartley PhD, MHA

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Brain Injury in Maine: A Needs Assessment, Eileen Griffin JD

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Safety Net Activities of Independent Rural Health Clinics, David Hartley PhD, MHA; John A. Gale MS; Al Leighton BA; and Stuart Bratesman MPP

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Characteristics of Inpatient Psychiatric Units in Small Rural Hospitals, David Hartley PhD, MHA; Stephanie Loux MS; David Lambert PhD; John A. Gale MS; and Anush Yousefian Hansen MS, MA

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Cost Profiles in Health Care: Should the Focus be on Individual Physicians or Physician Groups?, Ateev Mehrotra MD, MPH; John L. Adams PhD; J. William Thomas PhD; and Elizabeth A. McGlynn PhD

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Community Benefits of Critical Access Hospitals: A Review of the Data, Melanie Race MS, John A. Gale MS, and Andrew F. Coburn PhD

2009

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Expanding Rural Elder Care Options: Models That Work, Peter Fitzgerald MSc, Andrew F. Coburn PhD, and Sharon K. Dwyer MS

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Maine Barriers to Integration Study: The view from Maine on the barriers to integrated care and recommendations for moving forward, John A. Gale MS and David Lambert PhD

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A community benefit reporting toolkit for critical access hospitals, John A. Gale MS and Melanie Race MS

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Analysis of 2006 Maine Emergency Department Use, Carolyn E. Gray MPH, Catherine McGuire BS, Beth Kilbreth, and Tamar Chitashvili

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Rural Active Living Assessment (RALA) Toolkit: Codebook and Assessement Tools, David Hartley PhD, MHA; Anush Yousefian Hansen MS,MA; M. Renee Umstattd Meyer; Jeffrey S. Hallam; Christina Economos PhD; Raymond Hyatt PhD; and Erin Hennessy MPH

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Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Maine: Building a community-based system, David Lambert PhD and John A. Gale MS

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Health Insurance Profile Indicates Need to Expand Coverage in Rural Areas, Jennifer D. Lenardson MHS; Erika C. Ziller PhD; Andrew F. Coburn PhD; and Nathaniel J. Anderson MS, MPH

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The 2009 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Services Issues, National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services

2008

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Healthy IDEAS for Caregivers of People with Dementia in Maine: Evaluation Report, Julie T. Fralich MBA; Stuart Bratesman MPP; Mark Richards BS; and Susan M.C. Payne PhD, MPH

2007

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The Community Impact of Critical Access Hospitals, John A. Gale MS; Andrew F. Coburn PhD; Victoria Freeman DrPH; Walter R. Gregg MA, MPH; and Rebecca T. Slifkin PhD

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Exploring the Community Impact of Critical Access Hospitals, John A. Gale MS; Andrew F. Coburn PhD; Walter Gregg MA, MPH; Rebecca T. Slifkin PhD; and Victoria Freeman DrPH

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Maine's Rural Health Challenges, Jennifer D. Lenardson MHS and David Hartley PhD, MHA

A Rural Perspective on Health Care for the Whole Person, Beth Hundall Stamm PhD, David Lambert PhD, Neil F. Piland DrPH, and Nancy Speck PhD

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Barriers to Medicare Hospice Utilization: A Qualitative Study of Maine's Medicare Hospice Providers, Judith B. Tupper DHEd, CHES, CPPS

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Establishing the Acquired Brain Injury Trust Fund in Maine: Background Information, Experiences in Other States, and The Needs of Maine Individuals and Their Families, Judith B. Tupper DHEd, CHES, CPPS

2006

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Community Partnerships for Older Adults: Meeting the Housing Challenge, Elise Bolda PhD

Governance and Management Structures for Community Partnerships: Experiences from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Community Partnerships for Older Adults Program, Elise Bolda PhD, Paul Saucier MA, George L. Maddox PhD, Terrie Wetle PhD, and Jane I. Lowe

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Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending And The Rural Underinsured, Erika C. Ziller PhD; Andrew F. Coburn PhD; and Anush Yousefian Hansen MS,MA

2005

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Compendium of Quality Indicators: Older Adults, Adults with Physical Disabilities, Adults with Mental Retardation/Autism Living at Home, in the Community or in Long Term Care Facilities, Julie T. Fralich MBA and Stuart Bratesman MPP

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Mental Health Encounters in Critical Access Hospital Emergency Rooms: A National Survey, David Hartley PhD, MHA; John A. Gale MS; Erika C. Ziller PhD; Stephenie L. Loux MS; and Anush E. Yousefian Hansen MS, MA

Understanding the Impacts of the Medicare Modernization Act: Concerns of Congressional Staff, Keith J. Mueller PhD; Andrew F. Coburn PhD; A. Clinton MacKinney MD,MS; Timothy D. McBride PhD; Rebecca T. Slifkin PhD; and Mary K. Wakefield PhD, RN

Utilization of Medical Services by Veterans Health Study (VHS) Respondents., Susan M.C. Payne PhD, MPH; Austin Lee PhD; Jack A. Clark PhD; William H. Rogers PhD; Donald R. Miller ScD; Katherine M. Skinner PhD; Xinhua S. Ren PhD; and Lewis E. Kazis ScD