edit]. Telemedicine consult: Dr. Juan Manuel Romero, a cardiologist in Sonora,
Mexico, engages in a pre-op consultation ...
Rural Americans face a unique combination of factors that create disparities in
health care not found in urban areas. Economic factors, cultural and social ...
Medicare payment systems often fail to recognize the unique circumstances of
small or rural hospitals. A sustained workforce shortage and rising health care ...
Access to healthcare services is critical for rural residents. Ideally, residents
should be able to conveniently and confidently use services such as primary care
The ten grants , ranging from $62,870 to nearly $3 million, will help fund 10 healthcare projects in the Mississippi Delta region states of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi and Louisiana.
"Today's funding can help improve the health
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Correspondingly, rural areas often have fewer physician practices, hospitals, and
other health delivery resources. These socioeconomic and health care ...
The universal service Rural Health Care Program provides reduced rates for
telecommunications services and Internet access to eligible health care providers
The Rural Health Care Program is currently made up of three programs: the
Healthcare Connect Fund, the Telecommunications Program, and the Rural
Follow this link to see some of the ways Health IT will be especially beneficial to
rural America where distances between health care providers and hospitals are ...
Sep 20, 2013 ... For the nearly 60 million Americans living in rural areas, the law will address
inequities in the availability of health care services, increase ...