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Social Determinants of Health for Rural People – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Mar 24, 2020 - Examines how the coronavirus outbreak is amplifying health disparities among homeless, low-income, elderly and rural populations. Describes how social determinants of health affect these populations and limits the care they receive during public health emergencies.
Source: Xtelligent Healthcare Media
Mar 11, 2020 - Summarizes research that shows rural patients experience a higher rate of social determinants of health which impacts cancer screening and preventive care rates. Describes how healthcare professionals should assess rurality and other social risk factors to improve access to preventive care.
Source: Xtelligent Healthcare Media

Last Updated: 3/24/2020