Mandi-Leigh Peterson, MA
Senior Research Analyst

Mandi-Leigh is a senior research analyst who focuses on rural health workforce. She estimates projections for future healthcare workforce needs in North Dakota.

Projects

Most Recent Publications

  • Use of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse among Women
    A study by the Rural Health Reform Research Center shows that women with mental health (MH) and substance abuse (SA) issues are putting a strain on emergency departments (EDs). This study helps identify trends among women in rural and urban communities who utilize the ED for MH/SA. The information can be used to help communities provide more relevant, appropriate, and less costly care.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M., Jaeger, J.
    Date: July 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Rural and Urban Utilization of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse
    Utilizes data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project’s (HCUP’s) State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD) for seven states. Researchers explore, and describe in this brief, the use of the Emergency Department for mental health and substance abuse among Urban, Large Rural, Small Rural, and Isolated Small Rural residents.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M.
    Date: June 2017
    Type: Policy Brief
  • Adjacent Border Analysis for Direct Patient Care Physicians
    Examines physicians located in states that border North Dakota that are treating North Dakota patients.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 25
    Date: January 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Where Did North Dakota Primary Care Physicians Do Their Residency and Where Have Physicians Who Completed a Residency in North Dakota Gone?
    Examines where physicians practicing in North Dakota completed their residencies, compared to where physicians who completed residencies in North Dakota are currently practicing.
    Author(s): Hart, G., Peterson, M., Ahmed, A.
    Publication: North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Number 24
    Date: January 2017
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Fourth Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota, 2017
    Now in its fourth edition, the Report is a detailed look at the status of health, healthcare delivery, and the healthcare workforce across the state. It is the most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of these issues available anywhere, and is the result of a collaborative effort of the Center for Rural Health, the School, and the School’s Advisory Council.
    Author(s): UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Date: December 2016
    Type: Report

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