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Ethics and Health Care Administrators’ Decision Making: A Qualitative Symphonological Grounded Theory Study​

The presentation documented was based on the primary author's grounded theory based dissertation that developed a theory for understanding the role played by ethical considerations within the context of health care administrators’ decision- making processes. A new substantive theory emerged from the study that bridged a gap in the literature - a symphonological , bioethical framework for assisting health care administrators in their decision- making process.

Qualitative Study on Augmenting Rural Health Care Access: The Patient Perspective

Exploration of research indicates augmentation of rural “access” to health care as the prominent reason for enhanced,

New Research Resource

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Disaster Relief: Health care and Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey Check-in

As we witnessed the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey's devastation this past week, I wanted to create a space for us to come together and share responses, reflections, or reactions. As health care practitioners and researchers, this event reveals the need for the work we all do. How is everyone? How do you see the events unfolding? How have you perceived the management of the crisis? 

Please use this opportunity to communicate your thoughts and experiences. 

Be well,

Dr. Ladd


The Cohen Veterans Care Summit is the pre-eminent convening event for private and public sector leadership to gather and advance the Veterans Mental Health research agenda and clinical care delivery model.




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