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Addressing the Burden of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Rural America

Description
Discusses the burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and its impact on rural America. Covers rural risk factors for COPD and healthcare disparities influencing rural COPD patients' ability to access care. Discusses ongoing federal COPD programs and offers policy recommendations and considerations to improve access to COPD care and treatments for individuals living in rural areas.
Date
12/2018
Type
Document
Organization
National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
Tagged as
Chronic respiratory conditions · Health disparities · Policy