September 2017

posted 09.28.2017
By Janis Orlowski and Michael Dill  It is a common enough tale. A concerned daughter needs to find a new primary care physician for her parents. They live in rural Wisconsin, two hours west of Green Bay. The number and frequency of their health concerns are growing. They need an accessible and…
posted 09.28.2017
By Cindy Padilla  Rural America defies easy definition. It is large and diverse, geographically, ethnically and culturally. In 2010, rural America was home to approximately 20 percent of the U.S. popu­lation, yet about 95 percent of U.S territory is still officially designated as rural. Rural…
posted 09.27.2017
By Dave Baldridge   Indian healthcare is in trouble. That reality worsens with the potential loss of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which has at least partially begun to mitigate 50 years of not-so-benign federal neglect. “More than a million American Indians and Alaska Natives are enrolled…