I’ve had my thesis approved!  This means I can begin working on it.  So what amazing topic did I decide to pursue?  Actually its quite simple, and I’m a bit ashamed of our health care system that it has never been looked at before. I’m doing a population based cross-sectional study to compare patient to provider ratios to see if there are differences in outcomes at either end of the scale.  I’ll take existing public health data on the numbers of physicians per county, and cross that with the vital statistics data for birth by county.  I did a similar project during my BSN up in NewRead More →