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Disrupting Disparities in Pennsylvania: Retooling for Geographic, Racial and Ethnic Growth

White paper examining geographic and racial/ethnic disparities in Pennsylvania along key health indicators, based on interviews with key stakeholders, a literature review, and analyses of databases on the health of Pennsylvanians. Includes sections on telehealth, broadband access as a social determinant of health, and challenges of aging in rural areas. Features demographics and statistics on prevalence of chronic diseases and maps showing Pennsylvania rural counties and Health Professional Shortage Areas and Medically Underserved Areas.
Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, Angela Foreshaw-Rouse, Martha C. Coates, et al.
AARP, Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions
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Access · Aging and aging-related services · Elderly population · Health conditions · Health disparities · Health workforce shortage designations · Health workforce supply and demand · Primary care · Racial and ethnic groups · Rural-urban differences · Social determinants of health · Statistics and data · Telehealth · Pennsylvania

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