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Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 Dec;38(12):1971-1975. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2019.01470.

Bringing Palliative Care To Underserved Rural Communities.

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This article is part of a series on transforming health systems published with support from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This is an open access article distributed in accordance with the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon this work, for commercial use, provided the original work is properly cited. See https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ . Charlotte Huff ( charlotte@charlottehuff. com ) is a health and business journalist based in Fort Worth, Texas.

Abstract

With home visits and modern technology, palliative medicine physicians in Alabama are overcoming long-held resistance.

KEYWORDS:

Access to Care; Cancer; Diseases; Disparities; End of life care; Health policy; Hospice; Palliative care; Patient care; Rural health care; Telehealth; hospitals

PMID:
31794310
DOI:
10.1377/hlthaff.2019.01470

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