Health care reform means challenges, opportunities in rural areas

Traynor, Kate
January 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;1/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p102
Academic Journal
The article reports on the health care reform in rural America, in which it is about providing better and cost-efficient care. It says that pharmacists ensure correct drug selection for patients, measure quality outcomes, and use health information technology to monitor patient care in the period of health care reform. It also mentions that the Affordable Care Act gives benefits for rural practitioners such as the expansion of the National Health Services educational-loan forgiveness program.


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