On September 13, 2012, Dr. Karin Rhodes spoke at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies. Dr. Rhodes describes her work using audit methodology to identify and measure two dimensions of disparity in children’s access to needed specialty care: verifying and quantifying deficiencies and capacity issues previously only reported anecdotally; findings signal the need for incentives that target provider behavior and innovative models of specialty care delivery to increase equitable access to care.
October 1, 2012
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