Utah — Targeted Issue

Analysis of the Impact of Economic Status and Health Indicators

Aug. 1, 1999 - Feb. 28, 2001

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Project Overview
The goals of this project are to (1) use existing EMS and hospital data to examine the relationship of socioeconomic status, health insurance or the lack thereof, and the presence of medical conditions indicating children with special health care needs (CSHCN) upon EMS usage, hospital admission, and charges in Utah from 1996-1998; and (2) examine the effect of the transition of Utah Medicaid to managed care in 1997 upon the emergency care of ill and injured children.
University of Utah
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Anthony Suruda, MD, MPH
  • Principal Investigator