Status Check VI: Pennsylvania Rural Health Care
Presents an overview of challenges to providing healthcare in rural Pennsylvania. Includes chapters on health workforce recruitment and retention; access to primary care, emergency, perinatal, and elder care; insurance coverage; health disparities; and other health issues affecting rural Pennsylvania. Also contains a Rural Health Resource Directory with descriptions of organizations throughout the state that have an interest in improving rural healthcare.
Pennsylvania Rural Health Association
Access · Behavioral health · County-by-county data · Elderly population · Emergency medical services · Emergency preparedness and response · Farmers and farmworkers · Health information technology · Health insurance · Health workforce shortage designations · Healthcare facilities · Migrants · Oral health · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Telehealth · Pennsylvania