Provider Shortage Threatens Rural Primary Care
Nearly half — 44 percent — of rural areas in the United States are experiencing a shortage of primary care practitioners, according to a panel of physicians at Rural Health Journalism 2014 covered by the Association of Health Care Journalists.
Furthermore, the U.S. ranked lowest in both primary care and health outcomes in a comparison to ten other nations, the panelists said.
Read the full article on Becker's Hospital Review.
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