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Working Paper: Modernizing Rural Health Care: Coverage, quality and innovation

(July 27, 2011) — 

 

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Working Paper 6: "Modernizing Rural Health Care: Coverage, quality and innovation"
Rural Americans experience more chronic health conditions such as diabetes and heart disease than urban and suburban residents and have greater difficulties accessing high-quality care. This paper explores how health reform implementation will increase the need for innovative care models and points to technology and a stronger role for rural primary care as promising solutions.

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