Topics: Specialty care

Eye Health Needs: Preserving the Eyesight of Rural and Underserved Populations

child getting eye exam, image source: National Eye Institute

Rural Americans of all ages often go without eye healthcare, a gap that has obvious consequences: blindness and low vision. National associations and an FQHC administrator talk about how rural vision care can be improved to increase quality of life and prevent disability in rural patients.

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January 9, 2019

Patient Volleying

As long as there is a surplus of specialists and no system that controls their costs, “patient volleying” among referring specialists will continue.

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November 24, 2009