I met some of these students while doing my mini-bedside ultrasound fellowship, when I acted as preceptor to a group who staffs a regular rural health clinic in Mexico. ... American, she blogs at Why is American Health Care So Expensive?, where this post
This issue covers topics such as programs that improve rural health, effective advance care planning, and new tools such as precision medicine in clinical medicine. ... Prevention efforts can be difficult to incorporate into primary care under the best
Keeping medical students interested in practicing primary care in rural America depends upon whom medical schools choose to admit. ... In Kansas, the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita accomplishes similar recruiting and retention efforts
Sonal Haerter, MD, Educator of the Year. Hiba Khan, Morton Fuchs Rural Health Professions Program Award. ... Peter Soliman, Morton Fuchs Rural Health Professions Program Award. Preethi William, MBBS, Resident of the Year.
CMS finalized telehealth proposals to define rural Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) as those located in rural census tracts as determined by the Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) and to ... By adopting the more precise definition of
And, there's amendments such as redefining what makes up a rural health district. ... In California, some rural areas are seeing urban levels of patient demand, but giving more money to these counties is being seen as a kick-back akin to others that were
the top quartile across the measure set, said Mary Wakefield, PhD, director of the Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota and a member of the Commonwealth ... Marlene Miller is a program director of the Center for Rural Health, which
Health reform legislation would limit the experiment to Medicare. (NPR). Primary care shortage. ... The paper's editorial board is now calling for loan repayment programs to help rural health recruiting efforts.
New Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes have been issued for reporting these services. ... their respective place of service codes): office (11), outpatient hospital (22), independent clinic (49), federally qualified health center (50),
More than 90% of children with a chronic or disabling health condition are expected to live more than 20 years, and every year more than 500,000 children with special health ... The Scholars in Rural Health program at the University of Kansas offers