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Rural Health
News by Topic: Infectious diseases

Mar 15, 2021 - Describes how rural healthcare providers play a crucial role in fighting COVID-19 in Massachusetts, but experience financial challenges that have been worsened by the pandemic. Explains how funding and expanded access to telehealth will help support the provision of care in rural and underserved areas, even after the pandemic.
Source: Telegram & Gazette
Mar 15, 2021 - Video interview with Patricia Schou, executive director of the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network and immediate past president of the National Rural Health Association. Discusses the long-term needs facing rural providers, as well as challenges they're experiencing on the COVID-19 vaccination front.
Source: Modern Healthcare