Health Services Research

Published six times a year plus two special supplements, Health Services Research (HSR ) is HRET's flagship publication and an official journal of AcademyHealth. Rated as one of the top journals in the field, HSR publishes outstanding articles reporting the findings of original investigations that expand understanding of the wide-ranging field of health care and help improve the health of individuals and communities.

Publisher
Health Research & Educational Trust
Website
http://www.hsr.org/

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Food stamp work requirements increase mental health care use

Being exposed to work requirements in order to receive nutrition benefits from the U.S. government significantly increased use of mental health care resources for depression and anxiety, a new Northwestern University study ...

Medical economics

The economic impact of rural hospital closures

When a rural hospital closes, it can disrupt both the health care and the economy of a community. The health care sector can supply as much as 10% of the jobs in a rural area. Moreover, hospital closures are a national concern: ...

Oncology & Cancer

Lung cancer screening rates increase with access to Medicare

Lung cancer screening is recommended only for those who are at high risk for the disease—adults ages 50­–80 who smoke at least 20 packs a year—but even among members of that high-risk group, screening rates remain ...

Medical economics

Study highlights dire need for improved access to emergency care

Health economists wondered if states that expanded Medicaid coverage to more low-income Americans in 2014 under a new provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would lead to increased wait times in emergency departments.

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