The Challenging Quest to Improve Rural Health Care

New England Journal of Medicine
February 1, 2018  Vol. 378 No. 5
http://www.nejm.org/toc/nejm/medical-journal

Health Policy Report
The Challenging Quest to Improve Rural Health Care
John K. Iglehart
In the United States, rural populations have a lower life expectancy than urban populations and face shortages of health care providers. This report discusses the challenges facing rural health care systems and efforts to expand the rural health care workforce.