Salud Talks Podcast Episode 13: “Healthcare Deserts”


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Rural communities throughout the U.S. do not receive equal access to quality medical treatment.

Some live so far from the nearest hospital that they will have to take a day off work to make a doctor’s appointment, according to our guest Jordan Rassmussen, the Policy Manager of the Center for Rural Affairs.

Check out this discussion on the #SaludTalks Podcast, Episode 13, “Healthcare Deserts“! STE13 Twitter Graphic

In this episode, we explored questions such as:

  • What are the issues facing rural Americans concerning their access to healthcare?
  • How are political groups acting in this issue?
  • Are there shortages in all forms of care?

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