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Rural health - Wikipedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rural_health

People in rural areas generally have less access to healthcare than their urban counterparts. Fewer medical practitioners ...

About Rural Health Care - NRHA

www.ruralhealthweb.org/about-nrha/about-rural-health-care

The obstacles faced by health care providers and patients in rural areas are vastly different than those in urban areas. Economic factors, cultural and social ...

Healthcare Access in Rural Communities Introduction - Rural Health ...

www.ruralhealthinfo.org/topics/healthcare-access

Access to healthcare services is critical for rural residents. Ideally, residents should be able to conveniently and confidently use services such as primary care , ...

Rural Health Care - American Hospital Association

www.aha.org/advocacy-issues/rural/

Medicare payment systems often fail to recognize the unique circumstances of small or rural hospitals. A sustained workforce shortage and rising health care ...

Healthcare Connect Fund - Rural Health Care Program - USAC.org

www.usac.org/rhc/

The Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF) provides support for broadband connectivity to eligible health care providers (HCPs) and encourages the formation of state ...

Transforming Rural Health Care: High-Quality, Sustainable Access ...

healthaffairs.org/blog/2014/12/05/transforming-rural-health-care-high-quality-sustainable-access-to-specialty-care/

Dec 5, 2014 ... Health care for patients in rural communities across the United States remains a unique challenge. Despite many programs aimed at improving ...

Rural Health Concerns: MedlinePlus

medlineplus.gov/ruralhealthconcerns.html

People in rural areas face some different health issues than people who live in towns and cities. Getting health care can be a problem when you live in a remote  ...

Rural Health | Modern Healthcare

www.modernhealthcare.com/section/articles?tagID=674

Modern Healthcare went to Nebraska to talk to the people served by the Indian ... Curae sees opportunity in rural hospitals that for-profit chains are selling.

Healthcare Disparities and Barriers - Factsheets - Rural Health ...

ruralhealth.stanford.edu/health-pros/factsheets/disparities-barriers.html

Healthcare Disparities & Barriers to Healthcare [icon] click to download fact sheet as a pdf ... Lack of healthcare professionals in rural areas. Even though rural ...

In Focus: Improving the Quality of Rural Health Care Through ...

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/newsletters/quality-matters/2009/november-december-2009/in-focus

Summary: A number of academic medical centers are using collaborative care models and distance learning programs to broaden the scope and improve the ...