Rural health care is in crisis – here are 5 innovative ways Biden can help it transform
By Lauren Hughes, State Policy Director, Farley Health Policy Center; Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Sameer Vohra, Pediatrician and Founding Chair, Department of Population Science and Policy, Southern Illinois University
Rural hospitals have struggled with financial troubles for years. Over the past decade, more than 130 have closed, forcing residents to drive farther or delay needed care. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has many of them wondering whether rural health care systems will survive.
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- Monday, January 25, 2021