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Veterans Find Solace In Rural Ohio—Until They Need Health Care
Nov 10, 2017 - Details why some veterans prefer to live in rural areas, especially those who are struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder. Also discusses the challenges faced by veterans who have long distances to travel in order to access healthcare.
Source: WOSU Public Media
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A Conversation with Dale Gibbs and Tom Klobucar
Nov 7, 2017 - Radio interview with Dale Gibbs, the Chairman of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Rural Health Advisory Committee and a member of the National Rural Health Association Rural Health Congress and Rural Veterans Task Force, and Tom Klobucar, Acting Director of the Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health. Discussion focuses on rural veterans' health in honor of Veterans Day, including barriers to access like provider shortages and transportation concerns, telehealth, and the Veterans Choice program, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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