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Around the State, Spring 2018 
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Articles written utilizing data from the Office of Statewide Clinical Education Programs' Iowa Health Professions Tracking 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.



Autonomy and Matching Learners Needs
December 6, 2018

Iowa Dentist Tracking System Advisory Committee Meeting
December 11, 2018