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Modernizing Rural Health Care: Coverage, Quality and Innovation

Description
Examines health needs of rural populations, and how well the health care system addresses them. Presents new data on rural care quality; on the views of people living in rural areas; rural networks; rural telemedicine; and what their physicians see as the major challenges to overcome. This is the sixth in a series of working papers by UnitedHealth Group focusing on health reform topics.
Date
07/2011
Type
Document
Organization
UnitedHealth Group
Tagged as
Care coordination · Health information technology · Health insurance · Healthcare quality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Telehealth