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Eye Health Needs: Preserving the Eyesight of Rural and Underserved Populations

Description
Explains the importance of vision care in health and describes how rural vision care can be improved to increase quality of life and prevent disability in rural patients. Features a rural Federally Qualified Health Center that has added eye care to its services and a vision van that provides care in underserved communities.
Author(s)
Kay Miller Temple
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
01/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Access · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health conditions · Health screening · Mobile and episodic healthcare delivery · Specialty care · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Georgia · Pennsylvania