People in rural areas generally have less access to healthcare than their urban
counterparts. Fewer medical practitioners ...
Rural Americans face a unique combination of factors that create disparities in
health care not found in urban areas. Economic factors, cultural and social ...
The universal service Rural Health Care Program provides reduced rates for
telecommunications services and Internet access to eligible health care providers
Medicare payment systems often fail to recognize the unique circumstances of
small or rural hospitals. A sustained workforce shortage and rising health care ...
Aug 19, 2016 ... People in rural, remote areas can face different health issues than people living
in towns and cities, such as even being able to get health care.
Dec 5, 2014 ... Transforming Rural Health Care: High-Quality, Sustainable Access To Specialty
Care | At the intersection of health, health care, and policy.
The Rural Health Care Program is currently made up of three programs: the
Healthcare Connect Fund, the Telecommunications Program, and the Rural
Jan 13, 2015 ... Size and agility can be advantageous in meeting new health care demands and
payment models. Nevertheless, some rural hospitals worry ...
Rural Health Care Still Subpar for Most Quality Measures, Data Show · Rural
patients with a serious form of gallstone disease are less likely than urban
This Rural Health Care chartbook is part of a family of documents and tools that
support the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (QDR). The QDR