Making Healthcare Accessible

From reduced blood draws to public health, organizations find ways to make healthcare more accessible for rural residents

In rural areas such as Carbon County, access to healthcare doesn’t always mean it is affordable.

According to the Rural Health Information Hub (ruralhealthinfo.org), while access to healthcare would imply that services are available and obtainable in a timely manner many rural residents encounter barriers to healthcare.

“Even when an adequate supply of healthcare services exists in the community, there are other factors that may impede healthcare access,” reported the Rural Health Information Hub.

One of those factors included the financial means to pay for services. Services such as blood dra...

 

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