Achieving rural health equity and well-being : proceedings of a workshop /

"Rural counties make up about 80 percent of the land area of the United States, but they contain less than 20 percent of the U.S. population. The relative sparseness of the population in rural areas is one of many factors that influence the health and well-being of rural Americans. Rural areas...

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Main Author: Olson, Steve, 1956- (rapporteur.)
Corporate Author: Achieving Rural Health Equity and Well-being: Challenges and Opportunities (Workshop)
Other Authors: Anderson, Karen M. (rapporteur.)
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2018]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Potential challenges and opportunities in rural communities
  • Leveraging resources to advance equity in rural areas
  • Building greater prosperity in rural communities
  • Equitable access to health and health care
  • Final reflections