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Health Disparities in Rural America: Current Challenges and Future Solutions

Description
Describes health risks experienced by rural people and the problems they face in accessing healthcare in shortage areas, and offers possible solutions. Includes a map showing Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas by county, and a list of states allowing full practice authority for nurse practitioners as of 2019.
Author(s)
Theresa Capriotti, Tiffany Pearson, Lillian Dufour
Date
02/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Clinical Advisor
Tagged as
Access · Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Diabetes · Health disparities · Health information technology · Health workforce supply and demand · Maternal health and prenatal care · Mental health · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Scope of practice · Sexual and reproductive health · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth