Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration

This webinar explored how leaders are leveraging the unique strengths of rural communities to develop and implement promising solutions.

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As urbanization increases, an older, sicker and poorer population remains in rural America. Despite the health care challenges posed by these changes, promising initiatives can improve rural health.

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This DC briefing explored ways to build healthier communities by addressing social determinants of health and the opioid crisis.

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There are fewer obstetricians and primary care providers in rural areas, and many rural communities have lost their hospitals.

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Rural residency programs can help expand the health care workforce in rural America.

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This Research Insights summarizes a new study on overuse of health care by privately insured adults, finding geographic patterns that persist over time.

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During this webinar, panelists discussed health disparities in rural America, provided an overview of the current trend in rural hospital closures and gave insights into the economic and medical impacts of closures on these rural communities.

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Nearly half of all U.S. counties lack a practicing OB-GYN, and the shortage is expected to grow, with projections showing as many as 8,800 fewer OB-GYNs practicing than will be needed in 2020. This webinar explored what’s driving shortages and share promising solutions.

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