Spatial Analysis of Access to Psychiatrists for US Military Personnel and Their Families
Examines the location and capacity of psychiatrists within a 30-minute driving time of TRICARE beneficiaries. Explores how geographic access to psychiatrists affects veteran TRICARE beneficiaries in rural and low-income communities. Breaks down community data by region, rural or urban status, and economic makeup, among other measures.
Marigee Bacolod, Jennifer Heissel, Yu-Chu Shen
JAMA Network Open, 6(1), e2249314
Access · Behavioral health workforce · Families · Health disparities · Health workforce supply and demand · Income · Mental health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Veterans