Dr. Mandy Cohen offers prescriptions for lifting rural health at Duke event
Former HHS secretary says expansion of Medicaid and broadband access are essential for North Carolina Asked to imagine the brightest picture for rural healthcare, Dr. Mandy Cohen described patient visits through telehealth, communities thinking ahead how to reconfigure hospitals in danger of closing, and more people with insurance.
Experts: COVID-19 pandemic highlights NC’s existing health disparities, health care weaknesses
Many of North Carolina’s 49 rural hospitals are on the brink of going under. Communities of color in the state have long had less access to good medical care, leading to much worse health outcomes. And half the counties in the state have just one psychiatrist; a third have none. These life-threatening problems were all […]