Tag: health care access

New CHIR Case Study Examines Policies to Expand Primary Care Access in Rural Arkansas

Primary care is a critical tool to prevent illness and death and improve equitable distribution of health care. In a new case study, published in collaboration with the Milbank Memorial Fund, CHIR researchers detail stakeholder efforts to expand primary care access in Columbia County, Arkansas—a county classified as a primary care health professional shortage area.

New CHIR Case Study Report Examines Policies to Expand Primary Care Access in Rural New Mexico

In a new report published in collaboration with the Milbank Memorial Fund, CHIR researchers examined policy interventions to expand primary care access in rural Grant County, New Mexico. The authors evaluated stakeholder efforts to increase the number of primary clinicians, bring outpatient clinics to the community, make primary care affordable, and build relationships between providers and patients.

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