Rural Healthcare: Barriers to Access and Potential Solutions
This paper gives a high-level overview of the barriers to accessing rural healthcare, and potential solutions. Access to healthcare is one of the largest inequities in the United States today. According to Healthy People 2020, it appears that rural health priorities have changed very little in the last decade. Access to healthcare continues to be the most frequently identified rural health priority. Lack of healthcare access in a community affects all stages of life, prenatal to death, and medical, dental, and psychological health. Access may be inadequate due to lack of funding of lack of ...
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