Access to Rural Pharmacy Services in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
Describes the status of rural retail pharmacies in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Discusses pharmacy service organizational characteristics, staffing, services provided, financial status, and planned future changes. Also examines the availability of pharmacy services in rural areas of these states, including changes over the past three years in the distribution of pharmacies. Briefly analyzes regulatory and policy issues that affect the delivery of pharmacy services in rural areas.
Michelle M. Casey, Jill Klingner, Ira Moscovice
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Access · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare facilities · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Policy · Minnesota · North Dakota · South Dakota