Missing the handoff: post-hospitalization follow-up care
among rural Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes
Kevin Bennett1 PhD, Assistant professor, email@example.com
Janice Probst2 PhD, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Medha Vyavaharkar3 MD, PhD, Research associate, Vyavahar@mailbox.sc.edu
Saundra Glover4 PhD, Research associate, SGLOVER@mailbox.sc.edu
1 Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Columbia, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, USA.
2, 3, 4 South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
Correspondence: K Bennett, 3209 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
Author contribution: Kevin J Bennett: original concept, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft. Janice C Probst: original concept, contributed to drafts. Medha Vyavaharkar: literature review, contributed to drafts. Saundra Glover: contributed to drafts.
Citation: Bennett KJ, Probst JC, Vyavaharkar M, Glover S. Missing the handoff: post-hospitalization follow-up care
among rural Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes. Rural and Remote Health 12: 2097. (Online) 2012. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au
Received: 17 February 2012
Revised: 25 April 2012
Accepted: 20 July 2012