North Dakota makes strides in innovative care

August 2008
State Health Watch;Aug2008, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p11
The article reports on the innovative approach of North Dakota to improve healthcare in the state which covers payment policy, technology applications and cooperation rather than competition. An overview is presented of North Dakota's demographics and its implications. The challenges facing rural areas are cited followed by the efforts necessary to overcome them. Delivery systems are described which can also be applied in urban parts of the U.S.


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