Barriers to Rural Health Care From the Provider Perspective
Results of a study using data from interviews with 20 healthcare providers in rural areas of western Pennsylvania. Explores barriers to care, including cost and insurance, geographic dispersion, and provider shortage and burnout. Offers strategies for improvement, including use of telehealth, mobile clinics, and increased use of advanced practice providers.
Avinash Maganty, Mary E. Byrnes, Megan Hamm, et al.
Rural and Remote Health, 23(2), 7769
Health insurance · Health workforce supply and demand · Mental health · Mobile and episodic healthcare delivery · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physicians · Reimbursement and payment models · Telehealth · Uninsured and underinsured · Pennsylvania