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Status Check VI: Pennsylvania Rural Health Care

Description
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.
Date
11/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Pennsylvania Rural Health Association
Tagged as
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