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Advancing Health Equity and Access Using Telemedicine: A Geospatial Assessment

Description
Highlights a study on the effectiveness of a virtual urgent care (VUC) program in expanding healthcare access and addressing health equity in rural populations in North Carolina. Compares rural versus urban areas and breaks down data by rates of poverty, Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, and broadband access, among other measures.
Author(s)
Saif Khairat, Timothy Haithcoat, Songzi Liu, et al.
Citation
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 26(8-9), 796–805,
Date
08/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Emergency department and urgent care services · Health disparities · Rural-urban differences · Social determinants of health · Statistics and data · Telehealth · North Carolina