Staffing Issues Put One-Third of Rural Ambulance Services in Jeopardy, National Rural Health Association Says
The Rural Blog
Jan 23, 2020
Summarizes a policy brief from the National Rural Health Association, describes how one third of rural emergency medical services are extremely short-staffed and in "immediate operational jeopardy." Addresses contributing factors such as the disparity that rural residents are more likely to die following traumatic injury than non-rural patients.
Access · Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health disparities · Rural-urban differences