Publications and Events

Publications

Around the State, Fall 2018 
Around the State, Spring 2018 
Around the State, Fall 2017

Articles written utilizing data from the Office of Statewide Clinical Education Programs' Iowa Health Professions Tracking Center

Iowa Dentist Tracking System
 

Peer-reviewed articles

Kuthy RA, McKernan SC, Pooley M, Zimmerman MB. Relationship between community-level variables and number of general dentists. J Am Dent Assoc 2018;149(4):308-316. PubMed PMID: 29478702. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adaj.2017.11.007

McKernan SC, Singhal A, Momany B, Kuthy RA. Dental visits by age one: general dentist availability for privately insured children in a rural state. Pediatr Dent 2016;38(1):217-222. PubMed PMID: 26892216.

McKernan SC, Kuthy RA, Hanley PF, Jones MP, Momany ET, McQuistan MR, Damiano PC. Geographic variation of dental utilization among low income children. Health & Place 2015;34:150-156. PubMed PMID: 26026599. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.05.002

Kateeb ET, McKernan SC, Gaeth GJ, Kuthy RA, Adrianse NB, Damiano PC. Predicting dentists' decisions: a choice-based conjoint analysis of Medicaid participation. J Public Health Dent 2015;76(3):171-178. PubMed PMID: 26572516. DOI: 10.1111/jphd.12126

McKernan SC, Reynolds JC, Momany ET, Kuthy RA, Kateeb ET, Adrianse NB, Damiano PC. The relationship between altruistic attitudes and dentists' Medicaid participation. J Am Dent Assoc 2015;146:34-44. PubMed PMID: 25569496.

McKernan SC, Kuthy RA, Kavand G. General dentist characteristics associated with rural practice location. J Rural Health 2013;29:s89-s95. DOI: 10.1111/jrh.12004

McKernan SC, Kuthy RA, Momany B, McQuistan MR, Hanley PF, Jones MP, Damiano PC. Geographic accessibility and utilization of orthodontic services among Medicaid children and adolescents. J Public Health Dent 2013;73(1):56-64. PubMed PMID: 23289856.

Kuthy RA, Jennings AD, McQuistan MR, Marshall TA, Qian F. Influence of minor children and contribution to household income on work hours of female dentists. J Public Health Dent 2013;73(4):245-51. DOI: 10.1111/jphd.12022

McKernan SC, Kuthy RA, Joshi A. Primary care providers and practice locations: examining the relationships. J Am Dent Assoc 2012;143(5):e8-15. PubMed PMID: 22547726

Kuthy RA, McKernan SC, Hand JS, Johnsen DC. Dentist workforce trends in a primarily rural state: Iowa: 1997-2007. J Am Dent Assoc 2009;140:1527-35.

McQuistan MR, Kuthy RA, Damiano PC, Ward MM. General dentists' referral of children younger than age 3 to pediatric dentists. Pediatr Dent 2007;27(4):277-83. PubMed PMID: 16320430.

McQuistan MR, Kuthy RA, Daminano PC, Ward MM. General dentists' referrals of 3- to 5-year-old children to pediatric dentists. J Am Dent Assoc 2006;137(5):653-60. PubMed PMID: 16739546.

McQuistan MR, Kuthy RA, Damiano PC, Ward MW. General dentists' referral of children less than three years of age to pediatric dentists. Pediatr Dent 2005;27:277-83.

Articles (non-peer reviewed)

McKernan SC, Reynolds JC, Kuthy RA, Damiano PC. Results of the 2013 survey of Iowa dentists: participation in the Title 19 program and other practice characteristics. Iowa Dent J 2014;100(3):17-24.

McKernan SC, Kuthy RA. Iowa Dentist Workforce: 1997-2007. Iowa Dent J 2010;96(1):33-6.

Kuthy RA, Hand JS, Johnsen DC. Iowa dentist workforce findings: 2002. Iowa Dent J 2003;89:13-16.

Research Reports

Reynolds JC, McKernan SC, Sukalski J, McInroy B,  Kuthy RA, Damiano PC. (2017). Evaluation of the Dental Wellness Plan: Provider attitudes after two years. Iowa City, IA: UI Public Policy Center.

McKernan SC, Pooley M, Ingleshwar A, Momany ET, Damiano PC. (2017). Evaluation of provider network in the Iowa Dental Wellness Plan, 2014-2016. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Public Policy Center.

Reynolds JC, McKernan SC, Kuthy RA, Balakrishnan N. (2016). Changes in dentist retirement, relocation, and net inflow of dentist supply in Iowa: Fifth brief in a series. Iowa City, IA: Public Policy Center.

McKernan SC, Pooley MJ, Ingleshwar A, Kuthy RA, Momany ET, Damiano PC. (2016). Iowa Dental Wellness Plan: Evaluation of provider network in the Iowa Dental Wellness Plan during the first year (pp. 33). Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Public Policy Center.

McKernan SC, Reynolds JC, Pooley M, Damiano PC, Momany ET, Ingleshwar A, Kuthy RA, McInroy B. (2016). Dental Wellness Plan Evaluation. Interim Report (pp. 45). Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Public Policy Center.

Reynolds JC, Damiano PC, McKernan SC, Sukalski J, McInroy B, Kuthy RA. (2016). Evaluation of the Dental Wellness Plan: Private practice dental experiences in the first year (pp. 124). Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Public Policy Center.

Reynolds JC, McKernan SC, Kuthy RA. (2015). Changes in Iowa dentist workforce composition, 1997-2013 First in a series. Iowa City, IA: UI Public Policy Center.

Reynolds JC, McKernan SC, Kuthy RA. (2015). Changes in practice settings of Iowa dentists, 1997-2013 Third in a series. Iowa City, IA: UI Public Policy Center.

Nguyen M, Reynolds JC, McKernan SC, Kuthy RA. (2015). Changes in the hours worked per week by Iowa dentists, 1997-2013 Fourth in a series.

Reynolds JC, McKernan SC, Kuthy RA. (2015). Changes in urbanicity of Iowa Dentists' Practice Locations, 1997-2013 Second in a series. Iowa City, IA: UI Public Policy Center.

McKernan SC, Pooley MJ, Kuthy RA, Momany ET, Damiano PC. (2015). Iowa Dental Wellness Plan: Evaluation of baseline provider network (pp. 26). Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Public Policy Center.

McKernan SC, Reynolds JC, Kuthy RA, Kateeb E, Damiano PC. (2013). Evaluation of the Iowa dental Medicaid program: findings from a survey of private practice dentists. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Public Policy Center.

Visiting Consultant Clinics

Tracy R, Saltzman KL, Wakefield DS. Considerations in establishing a visiting consultant clinic in a rural hospital community. Hosp Health Serv Admin. 1996;41:255-265.

Wakefield DS, Tracy R. Adjusting Measures of Physician Availability to Reflect Importation of Physician Services into Rural Areas. J Rural Health. 1996;12:39-44. 

Wakefield DS, Tracy R, Einhellig J. Trends and implications of visiting medical consultant outpatient clinics in rural hospital communities. Hosp Health Serv Admin. 1997;42:49-66.

Nam, Inwoo, Thomas S. Gruca and Roger Tracy (2010), “The Effects of Competition on Referral Alliances of Professional Service Firms,” Organization Science, 21 (1): 216-231.

Tracy, Roger, Inwoo Nam and Thomas S. Gruca (2013), “The Influence of Visiting Consultant Clinics on Measures of Access to Cancer Care: Evidence from the State of Iowa,” Health Services Research, 48 (5): 1719-1729.

Uhlman, Matthew A., Thomas S. Gruca, Megan T. Bing, Roger Tracy, and Bradley A. Erickson (2013), “Improving Access to Urologic Care for Rural Populations through Outreach Clinics,” Urology, 82 (6): 1272-1276.

Gruca, Thomas S., Inwoo Nam and Roger Tracy (2014), “Reaching Rural Patients through Otolaryngology Visiting Consultant Clinics,” Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 151(6): 895-898.

Gruca, Thomas S., Inwoo Nam and Roger Tracy (2014), “Trends in Medical Oncology Outreach Clinics in Rural Areas,” Journal of Oncology Practice, 10 (5): e313-320.

Gruca, Thomas S., Tae-Hyung Pyo and Gregory Nelson (2016), “Providing Cardiology Care in Rural Areas through Visiting Consultant Clinics,” Journal of the American Heart Association, 5(7): 1-10.

Gruca, Thomas S., Tae-Hyung Pyo and Gregory Nelson (2016), “Improving Rural Access to Orthopedic Care through Visiting Consultant Clinics,” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 98(9): 768-74.

Uhlman, Matthew A., Thomas S. Gruca, Craig A. Jarvie, George M. Ghareeb, Paul G. Morrison, Yu Han, Kenneth G. Nepple and Bradley A. Erickson (2017), “Taking the procedure to the patient: Increasing access to urologic procedural care through outreach,” Urology Practice, 4(4): 335-341.

Morrison, Paul, George Ghareeb, Thomas Gruca, Craig Jarvie, and Bradley Erickson (2017), “Patient Rurality Influences Treatment Modality for Urinary Stone Disease: MP95-03,” The Journal of Urology, 197(4): e1287.

Tobert, Conrad, Bradley Erickson, Bradley McDowell, Thomas Gruca, Mary Charlton, Sarah Bell, and Kenneth Nepple (2017), "Compliance with Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC) Guidelines: An Updated Population-based Assessment of Care Delivery: MP32-13." The Journal of Urology, 197(4): e413-e414.

 

Events


Autonomy and Matching Learners Needs
December 6, 2018

Iowa Dentist Tracking System Advisory Committee Meeting
December 11, 2018