Managing Equity, Fostering Innovation in Rural Health Care Delivery

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March 18, 2024

Ten years of census data indicate continued population growth in rural communities in America. When paired with the estimate that 30% of all rural hospitals are at risk of closing, the outlook for health care becomes particularly concerning.

In this episode of the Business Group on Health podcast, Alan Morgan sheds light on this and other challenges facing rural communities including workforce shortages and equity concerns, as well as the innovations that began in rural health that have improved access and care delivery, particularly for those patients in the home.

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Alan Morgan | CEO, National Rural Health Association

Ellen Kelsay | President and CEO, Business Group on Health 

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Duration 23 min

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