This cohort study evaluates the differences in access to and outcomes of 9-1-1 emergency medical services’ response to injuries in rural and urban populations.
This study characterizes surgical care infrastructure, location, capacity, and availability in Zambia.
This population-based survey assesses the performance of bellwether procedures as a proxy for performing essential surgery, maps population-level spatial access to essential surgery, and identifies first-level referral hospitals that would most improve access to essential surgery if strengthened in Ghana.
This cross-sectional, cluster-based population survey reports on the self-reported determinants of access to surgical care in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, and Nepal using the validated Surgeons OverSeas Assessment of Surgical Need tool.
This Viewpoint discusses the recent developments in global surgery and the future of global surgery in the United States.
This analysis of the US Renal Data System identifies differing frequencies and mortality rates associated with the use of arteriovenous fistulas at first hemodialysis for end-stage renal disease.
This retrospective review determined that the Center of Excellence certification requirement did not limit patients’ access to bariatric surgery based on demographic characteristics. See also the Invited Commentary by Dimick.
This retrospective analysis assesses national trends in initial hemodialysis access among patients with ESRD with respect to race/ethnicity stratified by comorbid disease, nephrology care, and medical insurance within the United States Renal Data System. See the Invited Commentary by Peterson and Corriere.
This study compares the frequency of website visits prompted by posters in a waiting room between publically insured patients and privately insured patients.
Gadzinski et al evaluate discharge practice patterns and use of post–acute care after surgical admissions at critical access hospitals. See the invited commentary by Resnick and Barocas.
Aboagye et al examine the disparities that may exist in colorectal cancer screening and treatment by comparing the distribution of providers of these services in rural and urban counties in the United States.