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June 20, 2018
A new study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine shows a marked difference in emergency care staffing in rural areas as opposed to urban areas. This research shows the physician shortage has made a strong impact on rural emergency care.
June 18, 2018
The FCC voted to increase the funding cap for the Rural Healthcare Program. The program recently came under fire for not fulfilling funding commitments made to service providers and rural hospitals. Earlier this year, the Commission sought input on proposed rulemaking which would increase the...
June 15, 2018
The USDA Economic Research Service updated data on their Atlas of Rural and Small Town America to include population data from 2016-2017. The data shows, generally, a decrease in rural areas and increase in urban areas. The map also includes population comparisons to 2010, unemployment...